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February 23, 2023
Equine Guelph Drives Home Safety with Online Trailer Course

Story by: Jackie Bellamy-Zions, Equine Guelph Planning on getting hitched in 2023?  Equine Guelph is rolling out a brand-new online course March 6 – 20 on – Horse Trailer Safety (Part One). “WAY too many private horse owners tell me ‘they didn’t know’ after an incident with their horses and trailer/transport. Hauling horses is a serious […]

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February 21, 2023
Horizon Structures Presents Series: Fire Safety in the Barn

Overlooked Farm Practices Can Be Dangerous Fire safety in the barn often involves common concerns such as moisture content of hay and its storage, providing evacuation plans and emergency services contact numbers, 24/7 illuminated exit signs, smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, removal of cobwebs from light fixtures, no smoking signs, keeping the barn aisle free of […]

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February 18, 2023
Business Profile: EquestriSafe, LLC

(Photo Caption: EquestriSafe provides many options to provide contact information in the event you and your horse become separated, whether in an emergency evacuation or out on the trail.) Be Sure Your Horses Are Identifiable in an Emergency. Necessity is the mother of invention, and this holds true for EquestriSafe. After noticing other methods of […]

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December 5, 2022
Maintenance Tips Around the Horse Farm

Use Colorado’s Sunny Winter Days to Maintain Your Place There’s always something that needs doing, maintenance-wise, on a horse farm, and it’s wise to get it done sooner rather than later. Broken fences, noxious weeds, nefarious critters causing damage, and windy weather that wreaks havoc on the horse barn are common issues that require attention. […]

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December 2, 2022
Online Exclusive: Eating Crow

A Winter's Lesson by Alys Culhane The phrase “to eat crow” brings to mind the image of an individual, fork and spoon in clenched fists, white napkin tucked under chin. Before him on a plate is a cooked crow, claws facing upwards. The phrase means to acknowledge a blunder. The following story is about a […]

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November 16, 2022
EquiMania! Resources For Young Horse Lovers

This is a wonderful resource for young horsemen and women. We need more resources on horse safety so we thought we would share this with you. Safety has never been this much fun! is a website full of interactive games and resources geared towards youth wanting to learn more about horses and their care. There is […]

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November 10, 2022
Horses and Equine Media Make a Cool Career!

Applications are now open for the 2023 AHP Equine Media Student Award To find out more about 2023 American Horse Publications (AHP) Equine Media Student Award applications and guidelines, click here. Applicants for the 2023 AHP Equine Media Student Award must be seniors in high school or undergraduate matriculated* college students under the age of […]

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October 28, 2022
How to Overcome Fear of Riding as We Get Older

Will it get any easier? Getting over fear as I age has become more and more difficult. When I was a kid and even in my thirties, I would ride anything. After a pretty bad wreck with one of my horses that put me in the ER, I started to lose some of my nerve. […]

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October 20, 2022
Fire Safety in Equestrian Stable Barns

Consult your local fire department to improve fire safety in your barn and let them get familiar with your property in case of an emergency.

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October 14, 2022
How to Buy a Safe Horse

The first priority when purchasing a safe horse for yourself is to be honest about your own riding abilities. Find a riding instructor who has some teaching credentials, such as a Certified Horsemanship Association instructor, who can evaluate your skills honestly and objectively, and doesn’t have the “perfect horse” for sale just for you. Don’t […]

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