Glen Aryn Farm Blog – Horse Repro, Health, and Tips

What’s on our minds in early spring to early summer?

Glen Aryn Farm mare and foal

It’s usually foals, mares and breeding….

It seems mares, like many other animals, are able to interrupt a pregnancy. In horses, the interruption usually occurs after implantation in the uterus. Many have had the experience of breeding their mare to a chosen stallion, getting a heartbeat, and get to 60 days, then 90 days… More >>>

Did you know that diatomaceous earth can safely be used to…

  • Reduce the number of flies – both in the barn and your paddocks
  • Kill worms*

Diatomaceous earth is a safe, non-toxic, environmentally friendly way to control flies… More >>>

 

This week’s Training TIP…

From Felicitas Von Neumann-Cosel…. ” think of holding the reins like you cradling a bird, not too hard to squeeze it, but not so light that he might fly away”(Sally Swift)

 

The Benefits to Ground Work

If I were to give any rider or horse owner a single piece of advice it would be to work with the horse on the ground. Teaching the horse good ground manners has multiple benefits, some of which include better temperament, calmer disposition, increased confidence in themselves and in you as the handler/rider, and more willingness in hand and under saddle.

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