Category Archives: Horse Care

DIY: Horse Trailer Mods / Organizing

I made several additions and upgrades to my little 2 horse bumper pull trailer to make better use of limited space and for ease of use.  Here are a few ideas: (Warning:  LOTS of pictures!)

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Pro Equine Grooms – How to Do a Fast Daily Leg Inspection

I’ve mentioned before that I check legs and pick hooves daily, and do quick mini lameness evals before trailering out for conditioning rides.  I would much prefer to catch a subtle problem early than to let it go and have it turn into something more serious. This post from Pro Equine Grooms gives a good overview of …

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DIY:  Beet pulp soak & rinse buckets

Most horse people are aware that soaking beet pulp before feeding is important to reduce the chances of choke.  I also make sure to rinse my beet pulp a couple times to reduce the sugar content, since I feed a low starch diet and have a couple easy keepers who are sensitive to excess sugars. …

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Great Customer Service: Uckele!

I don’t often do this kind of thing, but with all of the complaining out there of bad experiences we just don’t hear enough about GOOD customer service.  So many companies just don’t care about customer satisfaction anymore, so I figured let’s reinforce the ones that do.  I am very pleased with my recent experience …

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Ink Rehab Update

Those that have been following along may remember that my heart horse, Ink, has been laid up with a suspensory ligament injury for the last 6 months.  My vet was out the other day for a recheck lameness eval and ultrasound.  The lameness eval was excellent- she is 100% sound on all surfaces, including a flexion test. …

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