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“Hard Lessons” a horse story

“Hard Lessons” By Kathy Rogers Years ago, I boarded my mother/son Arabian duo at a large ranch, near a big lake, in the beautiful but dry Almaden Valley of California.   At the time, Kalero was just a yearling, and even though I rode his mother on a regular basis, I tried hard to set aside a block of time to “work” with the youngster. Calero Ranch is a sprawling equestrian…


Back Strain is a big issue for Horse Handlers

Back Strain is a big issue for Horse Handlers, especially those in charge of cleaning, trimming and shoeing horses.  Hoofjack® has been successfully making and marketing a device that has eased the backs of tens of thousands of horse owners across the country.   Reduce strain to back and knees while picking out hooves. Supports the hoof during treatment and bandaging procedures. Apply polish standing up and dirt free using the…


Super Scooper Horse Manure Management and Pickup

Horse Manure Management Super Scooper is horse manure management that saves time and effort. Healthier horses and healthier pastures. Spend time riding not picking.  Super Scooper was invented in Australia and won a national inventors contest.  A great deal of engineering went into it’s design and construction.  Certain areas are heavily welded and reinforced.  The metal is galvanized and the entire unit is powder coated.  A fixed heavy milled metal blade…


Equine Fencing Directory

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Colorado Trails Ranch – Dude Ranch Vacation

If you are looking for an all-inclusive family vacation adventure that your family will never forget, you need to consider Colorado Trails Guest Ranch, set in the in the beautiful in the San Juan Mountains.   This fun-filled dude ranch experience will create new friends, family togetherness and oh so many wonderful memories. The Best Way to Experience the San Juan Mountains. Horseback riding in Colorado is an incredibly unique way…


What you feed your horse is important

Non GMO Flax Seed Horse Feed:   What you feed your horse is important – and when looking for the most nutritious horse feed, one has to seriously consider the source.  One company in North Dakota has created a one-of-a-kind cold milling process for their flax seed equine feed, that keeps all nutrients intact.  They don’t crush, grind or separate flax oil from the seed creating the best quality cold…


Move these portable barns around your property

As we all know, a great addition to any ranch or large property is a quality horse barn — but you don’t have to raid your life savings!   One of the easiest and least expensive ways to achieve a functional and attractive horse & animal barn starts with portable wooden barns and run-in sheds.  And when quality and affordability are important, Texas based Deer Creek Structures, family owned and operated since…


Let Big Sprinkler help you keep the dust down

Commercial Grade Sprinkler Systems for Pasture Watering and Dust Control   Big Sprinkler.com is a source for those “hard to find” pasture watering commercial grade sprinkler heads, pumps, and accessories not available in local stores. Our wheeled sprinkler carts are an affordable solution for irrigating larger areas such as gardens, yards, playgrounds, sports fields, horse riding arenas, and much more!  Booster pumps and pre-made hose kits are also available so you can…


Low dust, Pine Flakes & Pelleted Horse Stall Bedding

Guardian Horse Bedding Premium Pine horse stall bedding. Triple screened for dust control we offer a variety of products. Swift Pick mini flake, Gold Small Flake, Traditional flake and our premium pelleted bedding. We ship to most of the US, Canada and around the world from our 10 plants in North America. Dealer inquiries are welcome. A few more reasons to trust the horse bedding experts. Horse bedding, whether pine…


Keep the dust down with hi-tech arena watering solutions!

If you have an arena, you know how important arena watering can be in maintaining moisture content and creating a safe, rideable and workable arena footing, not to mention dust control! MicroRain.net — Micro Rain arena watering systems  have put to use the latest innovation in arena watering technology to create a labor free solution to watering dusty arenas! Horse owners have experimented for years with different methods of watering. Hand watering,…


Porta-Grazer TM Natural Grazing Slow Feeder / Soaker

Porta-Grazer tm Natural Grazing Slow Feeder / Soaker Porta-Grazer ™ comes with several options to choose from whether you need a Mini, XL, Corner Feeder, or a Soaker with auto shut off. All models include a drain plug. Different pan hole sizes to choose from to insure the best fit for your equines needs Second Only To Nature Approved, Owned and Sold by Veterinarians and Equine Dentists! See for yourself…


Travel N Horse Corrals – portable horse corrals

AFFORDABLE HORSE CORRALS Safe, Spacious & Easy to Assemble Travel N Corrals Manufacture Warranty Travel N Corrals feature portable panels that are very lightweight and easy to assemble. We have taken great care and testing to insure the construction of the panels and the assembly mechanisms to interlock the panels to make spacious corrals that are safe and comfortable for your horse. Our Travel N Corrals panels are guaranteed with…


Timeless Fence System – The Post IS the Insulator

  Timeless Fence System offers versatility that other fencing products lack…   UV Protective Coating – Pre-drilled holes every  3 inches  –  Rigid PVC Core made from 100% Recycled Materials:.  Timeless Fence Posts is an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to traditional steel t-posts and wood posts widely used in construction, farming, landscaping, and erosion control.  Self Insulating: Ideal for installing electric wire – no insulators needed. High-Tensile wire and electric braid…


“Rope Burn”, a story of no riding gloves

“Rope Burn” by Kathy Rogers Where are those darn riding gloves I thought to myself,  rustling through the old, mousy tack room, overturning buckets and looking behind dusty, dirty shampoo bottles.   No gloves. Oh well, I’ve ponied many times without gloves. Why would this time be any different? As I tightened the western cinch on “Brian”, a gangly, over-sized “running quarter” I contemplated my maneuver through the gate and…


“A kid, a horse and a tree….”

“Mommy, look how high he can jump!” Cori exclaimed as she came around the backside of the small, fenceless arena on the banks of Guadalupe Creek. Cori loved to jump her Sonny and today’s jump was a downed tree branch in the middle of the arena. Sonny was an awesome horse and my daughter, even at eleven was already big and strong. But Sonny was half pony, and even though…


“A Forced Study in Patience”, lesson learned…

A Forced Study in Patience by Kathy Rogers Buck was a tall, cool, older, gentleman horse of bay coloring. He had been a working cow horse most of his life and had ended up rather lazy and uninterested in pleasure riding. And although Buck could be a good trail horse at times, he had acquired the frustrating habit of grazing while walking. And, being one of those long-necked running-quarter horses,…


“Buried at Trail” a story of ignorance

“I haven’t seen old Yankee out for a long time”, I pointed out to the pleasant young blond woman now working a curry over the big buckskin. “That’s right!” she explained. “Bob said I could ride him in the Ride and Tie today up in QuickSilver Park!” My brain quickly calculated the ride and concluded that the start to the Ride and Tie was about three miles and 900 feet…


Now is Time to Shore Up Your Fencing

Now is the Time to Shore-Up Your Fencing  by Cameo Fencing Spring has sprung…it’s the perfect time to shore-up your existing horse fencing! Wherever you live, the milder weather and persistently-longer days mean it’s time to maintain your horse fence, no matter how low-maintenance your system. Why Spring is Fencing Season What makes spring such a great time to shore-up your fence? If you live in a cold climate, hopefully…


Low Dust Bedding has Your Horse Breathing Easy

Using an exclusive manufacturing process, Guardian Horse Bedding™ has created what may be the industry’s most consistent, lowest dust Bedding Product on the market today that also lasts longer under hoof with greater absorbency. “The Equine respiratory system is very sensitive to airborne particles in certain size ranges,” said company spokesman Claire Bryant.  “Our bedding is manufactured with the equine respiratory system in mind.  We use our products everyday in…


Gain exposure to Horse Owners – Advertise Now!

It’s easy to Advertise on Stable.com! Advertise your Horse For Sale for free with photos, links and text! List your Horse Property for Sale – $30 per listing – listings are good until property sells Advertise your Equine Business in Stable.com’s Horse Business Directory – $75 for six full months Use the “Add a Listings” Box in the margin of every Stable.com webpage to get started Brand your equine Business with a…