Yes, Horse Owners Can Take Vacations


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We all know the feeling of returning from a vacation happy and energized. Research shows that vacations are not only good for our health but also increase our post-break productivity. People on a holiday have reported feeling better and having fewer physical complaints. If this is true, why can going on vacation be so difficult for us as horse owners, and what can we do to make it easier to take time off?

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Alayne Blickle, a lifelong equestrian and ranch riding competitor, is the creator/director of Horses for Clean Water, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed environmental education program for horse owners. Well-known for her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approach, Blickle is an educator and photojournalist who has worked with horse and livestock owners since 1990 teaching manure composting, pasture management, mud and dust control, water conservation, chemical use reduction, firewise, and wildlife enhancement. She teaches and travels North America and writes for horse publications. Blickle and her husband raise and train their mustangs and quarter horses at their eco-sensitive guest ranch, Sweet Pepper Ranch, in sunny Nampa, Idaho.

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