Through this process and getting input from others I learned something new about how to pick UP a horse hoof so it can be picked out. It has to do with getting the horse to lift its foot in an easy manner. Looking back on my horse hoof picking experiences I realize there can be quite a struggle with getting the horse to pick up its hoof so you can properly pick the horse hoof. Sharon Jantzen shares her recent journey of discovering how to pick a horse hoof, properly.
What are the myths and facts surrounding the question, to blanket or not to blanket your horse in winter? Sharon Jantzen looks into some myths and facts of managing your horse’s winter blanket with help from a local veterinarian.
“It’s part of the game,” says Errick. “A horse owner will someday face the end – whether a horse is young, old, injured or even sound.” Most horse owners have made their decision of where the large animal carcass should go, before Errick arrives. Here in SLO County large animal disposal options are limited to basically three: burial on property, cremation or landfill. Sharon Jantzen provides the details for this special local large animal carcass removal service.
This year, the 46th Annual Toys for Tots trail ride will function a bit differently. Typically, Atascadero Horsemen’s Club organizes a trail ride for the public. Usually collecting toys and gifts takes place followed by enjoying a marked trail ride route in the Salinas Riverbed. Sharon Jantzen provides the detail on the modified Toys for Tots trail ride.
The River Road Horse Camp, at Santa Margarita Lake, was excitingly experiencing its debut and its first overnight tenants were enjoying the fruits of their labor. I took a moment to reflect that this fresh scene has actually been years in the making. Sharon Jantzen joins the Grand Opening party for River Road Horse Camp.