Tri-State Draft Horse & Mule Sale 04.27.13 Results

Tri-State Draft Horse & Mule Sale 04.27.13 Results

Cool and breezy it was for the sale on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  I thought it was an exceptionally good turnout.  It seemed to me that the flow was better than ever this year.  A timely start led into a pretty steady flow throughout the day.  There were a few...

Tri-State Draft Horse & Mule Sale Fall 2012

October 18 – 20, 2012 Washington County Fairgrounds, Abingdon VA More details here from ruralheritage.com. Thursday, 12:00 p.m. & Friday, 9:00 a.m.—Tack Sale Friday, 5:00 p.m.—Buggy, Wagon, and Carriage Sale Saturday, 9:00 a.m.—Sale of Draft Horses, Mules,...

Moment of Truth: The Horse-Buying Test Ride

From MyHorseDaily, some good things to look for and ask for when shopping for a riding partner.  Check out this article here. Some of the highlights: Ask to see her in a stall (to see if she has any stall vices) Ask to see being caught in a paddock Push her nose away...

Take Your Horse Out to Dinner???

Businesses face lawsuit fears as feds mandate ‘service’ horses be allowed in stores, restaurants   Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/03/29/businesses-face-lawsuit-fears-as-feds-mandate-service-horses-be-allowed/#ixzz1qY0I32sy   Ok,...

Rope Halters

Rope halters have become very popular, especially in the “natural horsemanship” kinds of training.  The “training” ones are usually a thinner variety of rope, logic being the thinner rope creates a little more attention-getting  pressure than...

Common Sense Supplements

My horse is turned out all the time and has plenty of pasture.  Do I need to feed supplements? My horse gets a daily ration of sweet feed.  Do I need to feed supplements? My horse has really pitiful hooves.  I cannot keep shoes on him.  Would some kind of supplement...