With horses, having great, breathable insulation as well as an effective moisture barrier mean a lot during some of the lowest temps.
Horse blankets are often needed to keep your animals comfortable in a variety of weather conditions, especially if they prefer the pasture over the barn. We understand that there’s never going to be a perfect blanket for every condition — when meteorologists start talking about the polar vortex, you’ll need something particularly heavy; but summer […]
We’ve tried several different brands to find the best fly masks for our farm animals — and these are the four that we have used and like the most.
Permafrost soils in the Arctic are thawing. As they do, large additional quantities of greenhouse gases could be released, accelerating climate change. In Russia, experiments are being conducted in which herds of horses, bison, and reindeer are being used to combat this effect. A study from Germany’s Universitity of Hamburg, just released in the Nature journal […]
Let’s imagine this scenario: You bought a great turnout blanket for your horse in the fall, but spring rolls around, and that same blanket is now caked with mud, has a broken surcingle, and overall doesn’t have that new blanket look anymore. We’ve all been there, and you don’t want your animal going around looking […]
Whether opossums around North American farms are allies, villains, or just tasty stew meat remains a bit of a puzzle.