Calling my Number – Horse Ringtones for your Mobile

In the sea of cell phone rings, I wanted one that 1) stood out from the others and 2) in some regard reflected my interests. I was tired of reaching for my own phone when a similar ring sounded and I’m just not someone who wants to hear a few bars of the latest rap […]

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Great Resource for Hoof Boots!

While looking for the best price for a new Easyboot Bare, I came across a great website for anyone looking for hoof boots: Hoof Boot Swap. This site offers people who have bought hoof boots that are the wrong size the chance to resell the boots and it offers a comprehensive listing of available hoof […]

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Short “Words of Wisdom” about Horses

For several years I’ve read the forums on the Chronicle of the Horse. One of my favorite parts of reading the posts are the great signature lines that many members have included. Some folks have a real knack for summing up their thoughts about horses and riding in 25 words or less. Here are some […]

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Good Fences Make Good Horses

Today I built a fence. It is amazing to me that with a few fiberglass poles and some two inch electric tape, you can create a new sub-paddock in just 75 minutes. I could have built in less time, but I decided to go all out and use two strands of tape. The boys were […]

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Cetyl Myristoleate Shows Results in Clinical Trials

Recently I wrote about the inconclusive — and mostly anecdotal — evidence that oral joint supplements have a real effect on lessening the impact of osteoarthritis. Today, I read a report that bucks that trend with some clinical research for a product that I’ve not yet tried: Myristol. According to a press release issued by […]

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Have some Chardonnay with that Equine Senior, why don’t you?

One day I noticed that the owner of one of the ponies at the barn had switched her pony’s feed. I asked her why. She had been feeding the pony a regime prescribed by a nutritionist that had come to the barn and evaluated several of the horses. Her reply? The new feed looked more […]

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