The Smart Horse Keeping blog aims to provide practical advice for managing horses in a more environmentally friendly way, and on navigating difficult economic times as a hands-on horse owner. Our bloggers believe it’s possible to keep horses in an environmentally savvy way without breaking the bank!
Use this checklist of fall horse property chores to better prepare yourself and your horses for the upcoming winter months.
Fall is a great time to renovate horse pastures and ready them for winter.
Can you pass Alayne’s test? Get advice for winterizing and making your horse property chore-efficient.
Here’s a brief look at “green” horse keeping techniques you can implement on your farm this summer.
Here’s a non-toxic insect control approach that can work for anyone: Encourage insect-eating birds to move into your yards, pasture, and barn areas.
March and April mark the return of these little birds that play a big role in horse-property insect control.
Have you ever used genetic testing to research your horse’s ancestry? Find out how a DNA test offered Alayne some surprise answers to questions about her BLM mustang’s ancestry.
How do you maintain a good relationship with your nonhorsey neighbors?
Meet some of the competitors from the 2015 Extreme Mustang Makeover in Nampa, Idaho.
Trying to beat those weeds? Here’s a homemade herbicide recipe for tank sprayers or spray bottles that’s low in chemicals and caustic substances.