Today my beautiful girl, Dottie turns 14. She has all the same traits of a typical teenager…can be lazy at times, stubborn, loves to eat, and likes to test her mom;-) She is definitely an earth horse. I love her personality and she is a sweetheart. Fur children are the best! Want to know what type(temperament) your horse is? Contact me. It really is neat to learn what their personality, training needs, weakness, and best job is. I found it to be very helpful in training my girl and what
It is custom for most horse owners to worm with a strong dewormer in the spring to kill anything. This was how it was always done. However, now there is an easy way to test the fecal of the horse and see if there are any worms and also sand. Simply have your vet take a fecal sample when they are there or drop it off to the office. The cost is usually $12-15 to have the test and then you know for sure. As a bonus you can also
It is so rewarding to help animals in need. You may not be able to donate money or volunteer your time right now but here is a way you can help everyday and it only takes a minute. Visit www.theanimalrescuesite.com and click the top bar that says “Click here to fund food for FREE”. They donate food to shelter animals with each click. Sign up to get a daily reminder emailed to you so you can click daily. Take a peak at all the cute animal related gifts that you
Today is my first true love, Rebel’s birthday. He is now in heaven with his big brother Jack Frost. I know that they are galloping and having a great time. Miss him everyday and cannot repay him for all the happy memories he gave me.
In honor of him here are his favorite treats: (horse safe treats)
Banana…I broke it up in pieces and he loved it.
The tried and true carrots and apples (organic) cut into slices
Watermelon (great to feed in the summer to help rehydrate)
Not all fruits and veggies are
It is spring and that means more showers and thunderstorms. Rain is a good thing because it helps bring out all the flowers. However our fur children may not like the thunder that accompanies the storms. There are many products on the market that claim to help with anxiety in dogs during a storm. The jacket seems to work for some dogs that need to have a sense of being held close and it provides security for them. If that works for your dog…great!
Essential oils(EO) have multiple uses and I
It is that time of year again where horses “need” their spring shots. Although here in MI the weather is still like winter. Every year vets recommend a list of vaccines to protect your horse from different diseases and infections. Only you know what is best for your horse but here are some things to consider.
Rabies is not given to dogs every year so why would a horse need it every year. It has been said that the vaccine is active in the body for 3 years.
Horses that are going
This is a great charity helping out Boston Terriers in NC. Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and finding new adoptive homes for Boston Terriers surrendered by private owners and obtained from shelters, humane societies, and animal welfare organizations. They have many dogs for adoption and can always use donations to help care for the dogs that are in their care and for the ones they take in. Please donate to this charity and help a dog in need this holiday season. They are also