Horse Supplies Articles

Electrolyte Lowdown

August 4, 2021
Jolyn Young

Electrolytes. They’ve been a mainstay buzzword for years in the performance horse world. Professional competitors smile at us from the pages of glossy magazines and attest to how much such-and-such brand has drastically improved their performance. Online ads tell us we need to give them to our equine partners in order for them to stay […]


How To Hydrate

July 15, 2021
Jolyn Young

Temperatures are soaring, high temperature records are breaking, and the forecast is calling for many more weeks of hot weather before summer’s end. Active people like horse owners aren’t content to stay indoors until the weather cools down, so how can we safely enjoy outdoor activities? Hydration is one important piece of that puzzle. Drink […]


Let’s Talk Chaffhaye

May 24, 2021
Jenn Zeller

I’ve been feeding Chaffhaye for almost a year now. Short of a catastrophic event, you’ll never find me without it on the ranch or the road ever again. It’s the HANDIEST forage to take on the road, and is  incredibly good for helping your horse’s digestive processes. Using Chaffhaye, I’ve cleared up ulcers in 3 […]


Making the Bed in your Living Quarters!

January 29, 2021
Jenn Zeller

Making the bed in your living quarters can be one of the most daunting of tasks. But never fear. I have a brilliant friend that came up with this great idea a couple years ago, and she finally made a video showing us how she did it! Say Hello to the “no-sweat method”. You can […]


Cowgirl Craftswoman Justine Nelson

December 2, 2020
Tiffany Schwenke

Cowgirl Craftswoman Justine Nelson is making a name for herself with her quality made western gear.  Utilizing her talent and skills with everything from harvesting cow hides for braiding rawhide to custom built saddles, Justine is making using gear that are works of art. I recently asked Justine to tell us a little about herself […]


Saddle Pad Relief

September 3, 2020
Jan Swan Wood

I like horses with a good set of withers. Because of that, I have taken a knife to some saddle pads to accommodate those high withers and keep pressure from the top of them, but that sure is hard to do with what saddle pads cost these days. Plus, it compromises the good qualities of […]


DIY Fly Sheet Repair

June 17, 2020
Lynn Kohr

It is already hot and dry here in Gillette, Wyoming. Warm summer temperatures and rain (even a little) means fly season. Our horses are kicking and running from the few flies that are out. We decided it was time to pull out the fly sheets and try to give these horses a little relief. I’m sure […]


DIY Portable Stall Fronts and Mats

June 10, 2020
Lynn Kohr

Picture this, 2000 miles from home. Your FAVORITE rodeo horse is lathered, pacing, dehydrated, NOT going to give up the panic. He is in a stall where he cannot see out, it is 100 degrees and 100% humidity. These are tough conditions for a positive outcome. Here is what we came up with!   Hang […]


Feeding with Hay Nets

May 20, 2020
Lynn Kohr

We visited this subject a few years ago when feeding with hay nets was discovered to greatly save on wastage while monitoring hay consumption (with overweight, older and Crones susceptible horses in mind.) Since then, I had special hay feeders made that I alone, can quickly and easily load a round bale into safely. We […]


WINDY RIDGE CHRONICLES: Saddle Caring

May 17, 2020
Jan Swan Wood

The dust and grime on my saddle finally got to me bad enough that I spent some time getting it cleaned up and put back in good condition a week or so ago. I had to strip all of the extra gear off of it before I could start, which included a rope, breast collar […]


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