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  • Hay-Shade will protect your valuable hay quality When horse owners are anticipating a harsh winter, most of us scratch our head and try to estimate our needs.  Each horse and the size of the herd may change from year to year. I found this short article in a Culpeper Coop Newsletter given out with my bill.  It had some merit and I saved it for future reference becauseHorse Fly Net sells a [...]

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    Are you throwing it away or giving it away? Black gold is the organic material manufactured by our horses several times a day which when composted is the essential ingredient to mix with soil.  It is magic that turns dirt into a healthy growing substance. It gives life to an overgrazed field and mixed into the vegetable garden produces wonderful veg.  It will never cease to amaze me that in[...]

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    My Webster's Unabridged 1996 dictionary does not have a definition of blog. Thank goodness for Wikipedia which not only gave me some history of the word but a nice little definition for all of my friends and relatives who agree to read my blog, but have no interest in horses or their flies. Here is Wikipedia's history of blog: 'The term "weblog" was coined by Jorn Barger[4] on 17 December [...]

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    It is snowing on the east coast,  The weather is in the 20s and I am in Virginia not Minnesota.  And I have discovered  a place in the United States that has a horse heritage and an average temperature of 71-79F.  There are no flies and plenty of natural sand for riding.  There is riding on the range, along the ocean or in the mountains. It would be a wonderful place for the WEG next time.[...]

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    Hawaii the land of no flies

    http://www.bigisland.org/activities-cultural/464/history-of-paniolo-ranching-on-hawaiis-bigisland Hawaii's Big island has an unexpected heritage, a rich "cowboy-culture' ,more than a century old, centered in the upcountry ranchland, populated with colorful characters and endless stories

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