How to Get a Horse to Drink Water (Equine Hydration Guide)

How to Get a Horse to Drink Water (Equine Hydration Guide)

Horses need a lot of water in order to stay healthy and lead fulfilling lives. When it comes to draft horses or horses that train often or race, it’s even more important to take note of their water intake, as being dehydrated could severely impact a horse’s performance. In certain cases, however, horses refuse to…

Does Your Horse Need a Salt Block or a Mineral Block?

Does Your Horse Need a Salt Block or a Mineral Block?

When talking about horse nutrition and salt blocks, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what your horse needs. Sometimes we tend to go overboard, buying and feeding things to our horses that they could very well go without. In the case of salt blocks, some horse owners have questioned if they are really…

What Kind of Food Can Horses Eat & What Food Is Bad for Them?

What Kind of Food Can Horses Eat & What Food Is Bad for Them?

Feeding a horse is not the most complex or difficult thing in the world. After all, a horse’s diet mostly consists of grass and hay, with the occasional treats thrown in from time to time. However, what is important is to keep in mind that not all types of food are beneficial for horses. Indeed,…

How Do Horses Sleep & How Can You Help Yours Sleep Better

How Do Horses Sleep & How Can You Help Yours Sleep Better

Horses need sleep just like most mammals, but they way they go about it and their sleeping patterns are quite complex and often misunderstood. I feel like it’s important to mention from the start that horses sleep both standing up and lying down, often relying on a mix of the two in order to achieve…