Snow and ice during winter can cause footing problems for horses, especially those called upon to do something other than loaf in the pasture or paddock.Read More
Les Sellnow is a free-lance writer based near Riverton, Wyo. He specializes in articles on equine research, and operates a ranch where he raises horses and livestock. He has authored several fiction and non-fiction books, including Understanding Equine Lameness and Understanding The Young Horse.
Articles by Les Sellnow
Bots are pesky creatures, capable of causing irritation and physical damage to horses. They aren’t categorized as being the worst of internal parasites, but they can cause problems externally and internally.Read More
Traveling with a mare and foal sometimes is a necessary evil, but if one follows a few tips from researchers, veterinarians, and horsemen, most problems can be avoided.Read More
There is no specific formula for estimating foals’ mature size that works in all instances.Read More
Pasture breeding mares is something of a dying art in the equine industry. Yet this technique can bring with it benefits for breeders large and small.Read More
No building is completely fireproof, but farm owners and managers can take certain steps to minimize the chances of a fire occurring.Read More