Keep Your Confined Horses Happier

Locate your confinement area so your horse will have interaction and stimulus from the world around them. Photo by Kim Roe

Winter can be a challenging time for riders and our horses. Shorter days with inclement weather can make finding time to ride a challenge. Horses confined in paddocks or dry lots during winter still need something to do. Increasing turnout time, allowing social interactions between horses, and providing sufficient forage …

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Old Bits: Blanketing Tips

Welcome to the 1st article from our archives! This was from our very first magazine, December 1995 Old Bits: Blanketing Tips By Barb Reilly, Whatcom Farmer’s Co-op When measuring your horse for a blanket, measure from the center of the chest, around the side, to the center of the tail. …

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Send us your question and we’ll select the best expert for you. NW Horse SourceThe Northwest Horse Source is an independently owned and operated print and online magazine for horse owners and enthusiasts of all breeds and disciplines in the Pacific Northwest. Our contemporary editorial columns are predominantly written by experts …

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A Horse of Another Color: Green ~ Part 6

Pt. 6: Green Lessons We Learned by Mark P. Dangelo   It has been nearly two years since we finished our green equestrian facility.  And, like most things, we learned some things only in hindsight as we watched segments of this unique venture either deliver or fall short of our …

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