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Feeding the Performance Horse – There’s More than One Way to Provide Working Horses with Energy

What makes a horse a performance horse? The performance activities of horses vary in both duration and intensity. Therefore, what we feed them also needs to vary. In this article, we’ll discuss feeding performance horses by addressing water and energy needs. Each and every performance horse requires water, energy (calories), …

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Legendary Cutting Horse Sire Peptoboonsmal Immortalized as Breyer® Horse

One of the all-time top cutting and reined cow horse sires can add new achievement to his list: being immortalized as a Breyer® portrait horse! Peptoboonsmal, best-known for siring talented offspring, will be added to Breyer’s 2020 mid-year product line. Foaled in 1992, Peptoboonsmal won over $180,000 in National Cutting …

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Hit the Road with Respiratory Health on Board

Photo: copyright Shelley Paulson

The horse world is cautiously getting back on the road as competitions re-emerge on June calendars. Productive horse people likely spent some of the pandemic doing horse trailer maintenance: checking breaks, tires, interiors, hitches and electrical connections. Those critical aspects of safe equine transport tend to get a lot of …

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Standlee Offers Teff Grass Pellets for Special Needs Horses

Standlee Premium Products™ introduces Standlee Premium Western Forage® Teff Grass Pellets for horses. These pellets are a soft, high-fiber grass forage with moderate protein content and low sugar/starch content. This forage is a nutritional solution for horses challenged with sugar/starch sensitivities such as those diagnosed with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), …

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State Line Tack and 4-H Work Together to Inspire and Help Kids

State Line Tack is thrilled to support 4-H horse programs across the nation. 4-H provides young people with opportunities to improve sportsmanship, learn self-discipline, practice teamwork and develop self-confidence. At State Line Tack, we care about empowering youth and building a lifelong love of horses in a new generation. We …

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Equi-Spa® Saves Your Horse from Irritating Pests Without Chemicals

If you wouldn’t put it on your body, why put it on your horse? Chemical products can cause serious problems such as dizziness, disorientation, and in some extreme cases can trigger seizures. Studies have also shown that pests are developing tolerances to these chemicals and they can actually work to …

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Equi-Spa Believes in Natural Horse Care

Chemical additives are unhealthy for humans, animals, and the environment. Parabens, colorants, and artificial scents are irritating, drying, and can cause some pretty adverse health impacts such as allergies, asthma, even acute and chronic illnesses. Many of these ingredients can be found in our horse’s grooming care products. When it …

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