Hydration for Horse Health

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equine hydrationMake sure your horses drink enough at home and on the road.

If you could snap your fingers and remove all the water from your horse’s body, there wouldn’t be a whole lot left. The average adult horse’s body contains approximately 70 percent water. In other words, there are roughly 700 pounds of water in the average 1,000-pound horse.

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Western Regional Championships Put Versatile Baroque Horses on Display

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The California Show Horse Organization wrapped up its Regional Championship show August tenth at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. With classes highlighting horses of Andalusian, Lusitano and Friesian breeding, the show spotlights their unique talents and renowned versatility.

Nancy Latta, owner of Amandalusian Farm in Burbank, California explains, “This breed has the ability and mindset to do lots of different things. The more they do the happier they are.” For their patriarchal stallion, Mayoral LA that has meant retirement is not his favorite thing.

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Perez and Utopia Take the Top Prize in the Markel Insurance Grand Prix

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PerezOn an idyllic Southern California afternoon, the $30,000 1.40m Markel Insurance Grand Prix, presented by Davidson Communities, welcomed twenty entries. With a mixed field of veterans, young horses and rookie grand prix riders, Jackie Leemon's expansive course challenged but didn't over face the competitors. In a jump-off of eleven horse and rider combinations, seasoned partners John Perez and Utopia rose above the rest to earn the top prize.

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Buying a House With Cash: Should You Do It?

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You’ve just sold your home and are ready to buy again. For the first time in your life, you may have enough money to pay cash for a home—but should you? Buying a house with cash has its upside and its downside, too.

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Emergency Care Tips

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If you own horses long enough, sooner or later you are likely to confront a medical emergency. From lacerations to colic to foaling difficulties, there are many emergencies that a horse owner may encounter. You must know how to recognize serious problems and respond promptly, taking appropriate action while awaiting the arrival of your veterinarian.

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Dreaming of a Career With Horses? Live Your Passion as an Equine Veterinarian

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vet schoolDo you own or ride horses, or simply admire the beauty of the horse? Do you enjoy the biological sciences? If so, a career as an equine veterinarian may be the perfect profession for you.

A World of Opportunity

From world-class equine athletes to a child’s pony, equine veterinarians ensure the health of a variety of horse breeds across a broad range of disciplines.

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5 Best Ways to Research Your Property History

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real estateProperty history research gives you a picture of how the history of your property developed through the years. The history may purely serve to staunch your curiosity.

But you may also learn why some things were built as they were and—potentially—learn more information to help you fix or update your home.

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