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7 Ways to Prepare, Prevent, & Protect Against Bugs

Get a head start on good habits to prepare for upcoming fly season

Did you know a female fly can lay up to 900 eggs? When you see flies buzzing around the barn, you’ve waited too long to begin thinking about how to control them. An early bug prevention program is what’s needed to keep your horse comfortable and your barn and pastures free from nagging flies and biting insects.

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Spring “Green” Cleaning the Tack Room and Barn

Warmer weather and the start of more horse activities signal the need to get organized and clean up around the barn and tack room. Spring cleaning the tack room is the first step in preparing for show season, trail rides and other warmer weather horse activities.

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Spring Turnout Tips

Managing pastures when sugar levels are high

Turnout is exercise. Horses on 24-hour turnout walk an average of 3-5 miles a day. Exercise helps build muscle and increases circulation to the feet. Interaction with other horses increases play time – a positive mental aspect.

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Essential Oils for Spring

Spring! Everything's full of energy and vigour and new life, bounding around enthusiastically like a foal. It's time to shake off the sluggishness of winter and get ready for summer fun. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, spring belongs to the element Wood, which also rules the Liver and Gallbladder meridians, so this is the best time of year to pamper and support the liver.

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