Fourth of July: Beer for Your Horses?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Beer is the official drink of the Fourth of July. You’re supposed to have salmon and fresh peas…or maybe a barbecue, depending on where you live…and lots of cold beer. It’s an American tradition. But what about, as the song says, beer for my horses? Do the Budweiser Clydesdales just pull the wagons or do they ever get to enjoy a cold one back behind the barn?

Managing fireworks anxiety

Reading Time: < 1 minute As much fun as a Fourth of July celebration can be for people, it’s a terrifying holiday for some horses. Those who are skittish—and particularly noise averse—may become unnerved if holiday fireworks are set off nearby.

Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 4

Reading Time: 5 minutes Restoring a horse’s physical and mental health can be challenging but rewarding. Here’s how to introduce basic training.

Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 3

Reading Time: 4 minutes The health needs of a rescue horse are only half the equation. You will also, probably simultaneously, have to contend with behavioral and training issues. Not only is being able to safely handle a rescue horse critical to providing him care immediately after his arrival, but it will serve as a foundation for future training that will help him achieve and maintain a more secure place in the world.