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Whether it's back-to-school or just sayonara summer, making time to ride as the seasons change is important for both you and your horse. Here are some tips to help you get a great routine going.
While flies are a known and expected problem at the barn during spring and summer, there are three other common diseases to be aware of for your horse's health: PHF (Potomac Horse Fever), WNV (West Nile Virus) and Tick Borne Diseases. Learn more about each and get up to speed on how to prevent them.
Every spring we revel in the lovely season, for at least a few days, until the flies and other flying nasties start celebrating with us. Ugh! Warming weather brings bugs of every kind, from winged to creepy-crawly, to invade our barn and torture us and our horses. Here at Hobby Horse, we know the importance of keeping your life (and your horse's) as bug free as possible. Aside from being a nuisance, insects can harbor infection and disease, so investing in a bug strategy is a wise investment. Here are four simple ways to improve fly control and cut down on those pesky insects.