WARHorses ADVICE

Decisions, Decisions: Thoughts for New and Returning Mid-life Riders

By Karen McPeak I worked at a tack store a couple of years ago when a customer, probably in her mid-forties, came in to buy [...]

June 4th, 2019|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Decisions, Decisions: Thoughts for New and Returning Mid-life Riders

Horse Health: Epiglottic Entrapment Took Out the Derby Favorite

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched just a few days before the big race. Due to a fairly uncommon condition called epiglottic entrapment. The epiglottis [...]

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Advice, Health & Medical, Training|Tags: |Comments Off on Horse Health: Epiglottic Entrapment Took Out the Derby Favorite

Safety Tips for Riders Caught in a Lightning Storm

A single bolt of lightning can be hotter than the surface of the sun reaching 1 billion volts of electricity. Lightning occurs worldwide, most frequently [...]

May 24th, 2019|Categories: Advice, Training|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Safety Tips for Riders Caught in a Lightning Storm

WARHorses Easy Guide to Choosing the Right Colors for You and Your Horse

"I told you to get me a Hunter Green blanket!" When your horse disapproves of your color choice, you’ll know it. Choosing [...]

May 31st, 2018|Categories: Advice|Tags: , |1 Comment

WARHorses Guide to Adopting a Wild Horse or Burro

The US government has approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill that will allow the government operational funds through September. The budget was approved sans a [...]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Horse Treats 101 – Good Choices for Your Good Horse

This past Sunday I worked in the yard. I mowed, weeded, transplanted bee balm, cleaned the barn, scoured the water tub and brushed the horses. [...]

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Horse Treats 101 – Good Choices for Your Good Horse

Advice for WARHorses Interested in Buying a Horse

Alice MacGillivray, PhD, is author of “Riding Horseback in Purple” written for “women of age” who maybe considering horse ownership – first timers and re-riders [...]

March 28th, 2017|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Advice for WARHorses Interested in Buying a Horse

Get Out the Kleenex – Care Considerations for Older Horses

Written by Melanie Eberhardt I recently crossed a major threshold and find myself on the north side of 50. I admit to feeling my age. [...]

May 20th, 2016|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments