The true cost of owning a horse

I spent $45 on joint supplements for Sunny the other day. $45 for a 45-day supply. I would never in a million years have spent that much on myself, but for my horse? Mere pocket change! (I say, knowing that it is most definitely not pocket change to anyone in my financial situation…) I didn’t blink twice spending it, though. Why? It’s for my horse, … Continue reading The true cost of owning a horse

Book Review: Tug of War by Gerd Heuschmann

Thought-provoking and insightful, Tug of War is a must-have for every equestrian’s bookshelf. Granted, it isn’t the most entertaining read, Dr. Heuschmann gets real where dressage training schools of thought are concerned. As a veterinarian and equestrian himself, Heuschmann knows better than most the pros and cons of classical and “modern” training techniques, and outlines both in plain language in this book. He doesn’t cut … Continue reading Book Review: Tug of War by Gerd Heuschmann

Product Review: Illumiseen LED Breastplate

If you do a lot of riding at night or along the road, then you need this breastplate. (Full disclosure: I was provided a free breastplate in exchange for posting an honest review.) Illumiseen has a great range of safety products for pets, and among them is the LED breastplate for horses. Not only does it come in a range of colors, among them safety … Continue reading Product Review: Illumiseen LED Breastplate