New Horse Equipment Checklist

If you are a new horse owner and unsure of what to get then check out this new horse equipment checklist and get all the items that you need. Ask the person you are buying the horse from if the horse comes with a halter and lead rope.  Many people sell horses with these items …

Horse Scrapbook

Do you need a custom horse scrapbook about your farm, horses, family, vacation, weddings, etc.?  No Time to Scrap is very affordable, and I would love to complete a custom scrapbook project for you. No Time to Scrap is a custom scrapbook service in Middle Tennessee.  All pages are custom made to suit your photos …

Horse Products on Amazon

Shop Horse Products on Amazon and Save.  Many people shop on Amazon because they can get free one and two-day shipping if they are an Amazon Prime member.  In addition to Free Shipping, Amazon can have lower prices than many other websites. I DaNel Hicks is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, …

Prevent the spread of Strangles

If you find out that a horse on your farm has strangles, then it is essential to keep it quarantined from the other horses to prevent the spread of strangles.  This is part two of “My Horse has Strangles.”  I want to thank an anonymous person for their first-hand experience with strangles and all of …

Bonnie and Friend Rates

Rates

Do you want to have miniature horses at your event or birthday?   Bonnie and Friends rates are very reasonable so that everyone can afford them.  Contact us today to book your spot.  A $25 non-refundable deposit will put you on the calendar for your day and time.  Balance is due the day of the event.  …

My Horse has Strangles

My horse has strangles, what should I do?  Today I’m going to help you learn what to do to help your horse and to prevent the spread of this disease to other horses. I want to thank an anonymous person for helping me write this article.  This person has just had a strangles outbreak at …

Horse Coat Colors

Today I’m going to talk about Base Horse Coat Colors.  I am not a genetics expert, and this article is to try to help everyday horse owners to understand the colors of their horses.  DNA testing is the only 100% way to know what color your horse is.  DNA testing is done by pulling mane or …

What do I do when my horse dies?

What do I do when my horse dies?

What do I do when my horse dies?  This is a question that most people don’t want to think about.  But in reality, everyone should have a plan in place beforehand because trying to make those decisions when your heart hurts is very difficult.  While most horse owners consider their horses as pets, your state …

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam?  Because you should make sure the horse that you want to purchase can do the job you want it to do. When purchasing a horse, there are several things to look at, price, location, bloodlines, disposition, conformation, and of course, lameness.  Here are some suggestions of things …

Horse Coat Patterns

Horse Coat Patterns

The following is a list of different horse coat patterns.  I’m going to start with the primary differences between the various paint patterns. Horse Coat Patterns Tobiano (pronounced: tow be yah’ no) This is the most common pattern, and the spots are usually oval or round patterns that extend down over the neck and chest, …