Horse Care Articles

Stallions Are All Business; Part 2

July 11, 2015
Jan Swan Wood

Many stallions are capable saddle horses, dependable partners, are gentle and like people, but can react to other horses and get someone hurt. A stallion views other horses as either a threat to his territory or a conquest. An aggressive response toward either or by another horse can catch a person in the middle of […]

Wrangling The Cavvy

July 1, 2015
Jolyn Young

If you want to be Cavvy Savvy, you gotta savvy how to wrangle the cavvy. Heh heh heh. Anyway, back to business. Bringing in the saddle horses is a daily chore on a working cattle ranch, as it’s healthier for the horses and more efficient for the management to turn the whole bunch out into […]

Rodeo Ready

June 30, 2015
Rachel Larsen

My husband and I are homebodies, as a result our horses are too.  However, I am never uncomfortable with taking one of our ranch horses to “town.”  Our older horses have a solid foundation of long slow range miles.  When starting colts we head outside the corrals and put cattle in front of them, as soon […]

Stallions Are All Business; Part 1

June 26, 2015
Jan Swan Wood

The ownership of a stallion is more than just owning a horse. There are risks and responsibilities involved with stallion ownership that most people never think about. Most people are also not capable and/or willing to do what it takes to manage a stallion safely. The decision to have a stallion on one’s property should […]

How To Tie A Rope Halter…Correctly

June 23, 2015
Lynn Kohr

How To Tie A Rope Halter…Correctly. When I see a rope halter tied incorrectly,(the tie is above the loop) I learn something about the person behind the tie. He might be a dude.  When tied above the halter loop, a horse can pull out of the halter pretty easily and quickly.  If you have ever […]

Animal Rights V. Animal Welfare

May 29, 2015
Jenn Zeller

I figure most of you reading this are involved in livestock, their production, or wish to be at some point in time. There’s a distinction missing in today’s society about the difference between animal rights and animal welfare, and I thought this a good time to give us all a refresher course on the subject. […]

Saddle Pads

May 22, 2015
Lynn Kohr

Saddle pads, are a great cushion between our horse and our saddle. There are so many choices and where exactly should they be positioned on our horses’ backs? Even with all of the choices available I find myself using wool pads and using ones that have a contour built into them (much like the shape […]

Old Methods Are New At Horsemanship Seminar; Part 2 of 3

May 6, 2015
Jan Swan Wood

Living near Boise, Idaho,  Gary Golob travels and does seven or eight seminars per year, besides doing two week instense training seminars. The two day seminar held at Gary Crowder’s Arena between Billings and Huntley, Montana covered applied kinesiology techniques, nutritional and organ evaluation reflex points, parasite and ulcer detection and remedies, how to move […]

Horse Pasture Management Blog 2

May 3, 2015
Leigh Kelley

Picture taken April 2015   If you live and own livestock or grazing animals in the Northwest than you will probably be able to relate to the desire for a slightly longer growing season. Imagine residual grass as your large scale range greenhouse for proper horse pasture management. Let that sink in for a moment. […]

Look to TSLN for Your Next Stallion

April 28, 2015
Jessie Salter

Spring is here! Are you thinking of a special stallion to breed to your favorite mare? It can be overwhelming, but with help from our sister company, Tri-State Livestock News, we have some great options for you to choose from. The Tri-State Livestock News is a premiere agriculture print publication. It’s true when they say […]

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