Do you blanket your horse in the winter?

In the 15 years or so that I’ve kept my horses at a co-op barn, many of my opinions have changed. When I first arrived, fresh from years of boarding, I tucked my horse into his stall every night swathed in the appropriate blanket for the weather. Now, I’m a firm believe in 24/7 turn […]

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Preparing for the Snowpocalypse

We are in the midst of what is being described as an epic storm. Here in New England we are expecting 2-3 feet. School was canceled today before a single snowflake descended from the sky and the Governor banned driving after 4 p.m. So far we have only 3-4 inches of snow on the ground […]

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Cold weather water strategies

After enjoying spring like temperatures here in New England last weekend we were plunged into winter with a vengeance this week. Overnight lows have been in the single digits — and occasionally negative single digits. The day time highs have been in the teens. The horses have been bundled up in their winter blankets and […]

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