My largest section of pastures is nearly exhausted and all six of the horses are starting to show ribs. I do have one smaller pasture that they can’t get to unless I move them over there. It’s about 5 acres and the fescue is coming in pretty good. Won’t be long until the clover comes […]Read More Spring Greenies
Our part of the state of Georgia is in ANOTHER drought-we’ve got wildfires in the mountains as a matter of fact-and finding hay is going to be a real issue this winter. Fortunately, we’re not feeding broodmares or IR horses this year which means we can feed fescue, bermuda, orchard grass, or alfafa-assuming any of […]Read More Hay-Hard to find this year
I met Ellen Thrall while still in the days of “I know everything there is to know about horses” phase. (Beware the person who thinks they know says the Tao-for they are the most dangerous-they know not what they do not know and they will refuse to learn.) I was working in a vet lab […]Read More Be Careful About Talking To Friends
Since there is plenty of evidence of people ‘hoarding’ horses these days and not being able to adequately care for them in terms of feed, water, farrier, and vet work, yet they seem to eat fairly well themselves. What the heck? Now we have 7 and we are seniors living on fixed income. While ideally […]Read More Is It Being “Horse Poor” or Just Broke?