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Every Wednesday we have been having the Watertown Veterans
come out and work with the horses. I will be adding some pictures
shortly. They are having a great time and we enjoy their company.
Below: Ruby and James, James has done an awesome job with
Easter, whom seems to think he is now hers.
UPDATE ON RUBY
Ruby has overcome her navicular bone disease. The farrier is due all
the credit on that, her name Dawn Huth email@example.com
We had a great time at the Pony party on
Saturday there was a lot of people there.
We will be posting pictures shortly.
Thanks to Kristine for lending us the trailer.
We just bought our own today.
your horse stay hydrated!
Is Your Horse Drinking Enough Water This Winter?
Did you Know?... Horses are more likely to become dehydrated in the winter than they are in the
Why is that? Well, a horse’s drive to drink is dictated by his thirst and this thirst mechanism doesn’t
always function as efficiently in the winter as it does in the summer. In fact, the colder it gets, the less
your horse feels like drinking – even when his body really needs fluid. Water is your horse’s most
vital nutrient. Without it, horses die within a few days, whereas they may be able to go weeks without
Horses need at least 8-10 gallons a day to stay on form, and up to four times more in hot weather. In
cold weather, horses will occasionally eat snow and cut back on drinking water. A horse cannot get
the water he needs simply from eating snow. What’s more, the forage beneath that snow is primarily
dry matter. Without a readily available source of ice-free water, this is a recipe for colic.
What's going on with the slaughter bill.