Recent Blog Posts

  • The Importance of Feed over Forage in Horse Diets

    June 1, 2012
    Horses evolved over millions of years as grazers, roaming around selecting the best forages they could find. While they did eat seeds growing on those plants, they did not take in large quantities of seeds or grain at a single meal. So, why do we feed horses grain at all?
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  • Exclusive Chicken and Rice Dog Food Testimonial

    June 1, 2012
    She used to drive over two hours once a month to get Exclusive® dog food for her three dogs. That was eight years ago when Jami Swords lived in Meeker, Colorado. A local feed dealer had recommended all-natural Exclusive® dog food, even though he didn’t carry it.
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  • Riding into the Sunset: Ways to Keep Your Senior Horse Active

    May 1, 2012
    As your horse reaches his or her late teens, they may lose some of the sprightliness it showed in its earlier years. The key to keeping your senior horse active is just that: focus on keeping up with consistent exercise, though you may need to reduce the pace and challenge of daily workouts.
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  • Five Basic Steps For Saddling Your Horse

    May 1, 2012
    Whether you’re applying an english or western saddle, knowing how to saddle your horse is one of the most essential things to know. Here are the steps to take according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Controlling Horse Stall Odors

    April 1, 2012
    Controlling horse stall odors begins with the building of the stall itself, so take care to consider the materials you choose in stall flooring.
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  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    April 1, 2012
    Just like humans, horses will begin to show signs of deterioration as they reach their senior years. We typically define a “senior” horse as one about fifteen to eighteen years old, although you may notice these changes well outside of this age bracket.
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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    March 1, 2012
    One consideration when getting back into the saddle after winter is the condition of the horse. On that first warm sunny day, it is very tempting to head out to the barn for a nice, long trail ride to enjoy the great weather.
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  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    March 1, 2012
    It’s been a challenge raising registered Angus cattle through the last 13 years of drought on the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
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  • Why It’s Important to Have Supplements Always Available for Your Cattle

    February 1, 2012
    Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times can pay dividends.
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  • 10 Step Winter Cattle Feeding Program

    February 1, 2012
    Now is the time to plan your beef herd winter feeding program. Fine-tuning winter feeding management helps optimize performance, but it is also essential for good animal husbandry, according to livestock nutrition and animal health experts with North Carolina State University (NCSU).
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