Author Archive: TheOtherHorse

Hoof Rehab and Natural Retirement Boarding

We are excited to announce that we will be opening our farm and track paddock for a couple lucky outside horses to join our herd. Retirement board options are ideal for horses with metabolic challenges, such as IR (insulin resistance) and PPID (cushings). The very limited grass on the track, increased movement, and perfectly balanced …

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Diet Balancing … continued

I sound like a broken record. I know. This mineral balancing thing is really that important. Now that I know about it, I feel like I NEED to spread the word and help more horses. I wish someone would have told me long before I figured it out, slowly, the hard way… You may have …

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Infection Control

Recently I unknowingly went riding with someone who was on a seemingly healthy horse, but had another horse at home who was sick. Several days later, Ink came in with thick sticky yellow nasal discharge. It wasn’t long before I heard the first cough. Devastated doesn’t even cover it. Moxie was scheduled to be a …

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New Track Paddock

You may remember my first mini track paddock expiriment at our old farm. I’ve been eager to set up a track at our new farm, and finally got to do so a couple weeks ago. I LOVE it. The track goes around the perimeter of a 3 acre pasture on a hill side. The track …

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Purina Feed Greatness Challenge – Outlast

There has been a lot of chatter on the endurance facebook pages about Purina’s new gastric ulcer supplement, Outlast. There are hundreds of gastric health supplements on the market, most of which are snake oil. Why is this one any different?

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