Tag Archives: bedding

Thrush

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STEVE: Thrush is created in the horse’s foot by a bunch of organic material – filth, dirt, manure, and a moist environment. And not cleaning the foot essentially residing in the sulcus, usually on each side of the frog tends … Continue reading

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Allergies

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STEVE: Allergies are best or first seen in most horses on the skin. Typically, what we see is a hive reaction of usually around the neck and shoulders. A lot of times, this can be due to exposure because of … Continue reading

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Bedding

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ALEX: When deciding on a type of bedding for your horse, you should probably first take a look at your stall and what the composition is of the flooring below. Is it concrete? Is it dirt? Is it a rubber … Continue reading

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Check Environment

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STEVE: The environment is paramount to where you put or house your horse or where they’re kept routinely. What I normally do when I put my horse in a stall is I go in and inspect the stall, completely. I … Continue reading

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Shelter (Safety, Ventilation)

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STEVE: If you’re in the Southeast United States: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, right along the Gulf Coast; it typically is a very, very mild climate. It doesn’t get really cold. You can get away with something as simple as a run-in … Continue reading

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Housing (Barn/Stalls/Pasture, Feed, Supplies, Bedding)

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ALEX: As far as finding the right housing for your horse, it really depends on what you want to do with your horse. Horses are cold-natured animals, so they take to the elements pretty good as far as the cold, … Continue reading

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