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All the Horse Leasing Alternatives to Selling Your Horse | SLO Horse News

All the Horse Leasing Alternatives to Selling Your Horse

For many of us, selling our horse simply isn’t an option, even if we’re eating Top Ramen to save enough money to pay for our feed bills or running ourselves ragged trying to get to the barn for 30 minutes before the sun goes down just to keep our horses in shape. Many don’t realize that there are alternatives to selling that are “win-win situations” for all involved. Sarah Williams sits down with her friend and helps her choose a horse lease alternative to selling her horse.

‘Tis the Season…For Mares | SLO Horse News

‘Tis the Season…For Managing Mares

For those of us who have mares as our equine partners, we realize that managing a mare requires a different protocol than does managing a gelding or a stallion. When our mares are “in season”, we may notice symptoms ranging from lack of concentration all the way to severe physical discomfort. Sarah Williams provides insight and tips on managing our mare’s seasons.

7 Questions To Ask Your Vet About Cremation

You have choices when it comes to end-of-life plans for your special pets. Understanding the cremation process and knowing the questions to ask will help you make the best choice for your needs with your pet’s best interest in mind. Sharon Jantzen talks with her friend Christine of Eden Memorial Pet Care who shares the questions you should ask your vet about cremation.

Manage Annoying Flies and Fly Bites

Managing annoying flies is a constant battle, even with all of the sprays, salves and “protectors” out there on the market. The problem of fly bites is exacerbated tenfold when the horse has insect allergies, which results in itchiness, hair loss, hives and even open wounds. Sharon Jantzen explores a solution to managing our horse’s fly bites.