News

More News

McNasty And RapLast Stop Chewing

Most any horse will gnaw on wood now and then, especially trees. An extensive Australian study of wild horses found they had definite preferences in terms of bark texture and time of year. They may eat the more tender, slender ends of tree branches. However, this natural behavior is different from the wood chewing domesticated horses do because wild horses leave tough, woody parts undisturbed.The belief persists that horses may chew wood because of a mineral deficiency, extremely irritating to eyes and nose.When using antichew products outdoors, reapplied the product as soon

This is subscriber-only content.

To continue reading, please log in or subscribe to Horse Journal online.

Share This Video:

Comments

Automatic Feeders Offer Convenience

Susan Quinn, Esq.

From the facility with large numbers of horses to feed to the single horse laid up and in need of frequent, regularly-timed feedings or the horse owner with a hectic, unpredictable life schedule, automatic horse feeders can make caring for a horse easier. Furthermore, automatic horse feeders may be beneficial to a horse’s health. read more

July 2014 PDF

All the articles uploaded to the website in July 2014. read more

When It's Hot, It's Hot

Margaret Freeman

A dressage judge discusses competing and judging in the heat. read more

FREE Horse Journal Email Newsletter

Copyright 2014 by Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media company