Recent Blog Posts

  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    August 15, 2018
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
    read more
  • Hot Weather Tips for Show Animals

    August 1, 2018
    Summer time can really heat up. Not only with an increase in temperature, but also humidity and wind velocity play a role in ambient conditions that affect show animals. Heat stress can manifest in several ways in animals on feed for show.
    read more
  • Clean, Fresh Ways to Provide Water for your Horses During the Hot Summer Months

    July 1, 2018
    Horses are considered some of the finest animals known to man. Like any animal, during the hot summer months, horses need fresh, clean water to stay hydrated and healthy. Every horse is unique to its own. Therefore, the needs of your horse will differ from the needs of other horses.
    read more
  • The Best Practices for Cleaning Your Horse‚Äôs Hoof

    May 1, 2018
    Routine hoof care is best when provided by a professional Ferrier. As a horse owner, knowing the anatomy of the hoof will present you with a methodical understanding of thorough cleaning practices.
    read more
  • Overcome Your Horse's Picky Eating

    April 1, 2018
    With dexterous lips and a defiant attitude, any horse can become a picky eater, but it is easy to keep your horse on a balanced, healthy diet no matter what its taste preferences may be.
    read more
  • Understanding Bedding Types and Their Benefits

    February 15, 2018
    Bedding is more than just a floor covering for your livestock. It provides cushioning and comfort for good rest, helps insulate against cold and drafts and absorbs moisture to keep your animals dry. But how do bedding types differ and which is best for your animals?
    read more
  • Horse Dental Care

    February 1, 2018
    A horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?
    read more
  • Winter Care for Horses

    January 1, 2018
    Cold weather presents horses with some specific nutritional and management demands. As winter approaches it is a good idea to evaluate your horses housing and feeding programs to insure that they get through the cold weather in good shape. All warm-blooded animals have a critical temperature.
    read more
  • Dealing With Boredom in Horses

    December 1, 2017
    Horses are intelligent, curious animals that bore easily when they must be kept in stalls or small enclosures for long periods. While occasional boredom is normal, extensive boredom can lead to health and behavioral problems, but there are many things owners can do to keep their horses entertained.
    read more
  • Common Causes of Poor Body Condition and Performance

    September 1, 2017
    The first step in determining why your horse is not eating well, losing weight or failing to thrive is to examine his nutritional program. Your Purina Certified Expert Dealer or Sales Specialist can help you with this process.
    read more