Learn How to Safely Beat the Summer Heat!

With summer fast approaching, our family is looking forward to longer days, BBQs and more time to enjoy our family and farm. Because of our appreciation for summer, one thing that we often think about is how to be safe when we’re outside working and playing…

How to Create A Fly Control Plan For Your Farm

  Your farm needs to have a solid fly control program in place. A good fly control program stems from a solid plan, and an early start. It is estimated that the flies you see only make up approximately 15% of the total fly population of the…

Helping Your Child Overcome Fear

  Many people may not think much about this photo. At first glance, it would appear to be just a picture of a child that won a check at a barrel race. However, as the mother of this child, this photo has so much…

10 Things Your Riding Instructor Wants to Say

Riding instructors. They have seen it all. The parents that use riding lessons like daycare, the ones that think little Timmy is off to set a new world record on his second ride, and those that use lessons as social hour. Trainer Tyler Knowles of…

How to Choose A Quality Riding Instructor For Your Kids

  Nowadays it seems that everyone that has any experience riding a horse calls themselves a trainer. Choosing a trainer can be a very confusing proposition for parents.  A quality trainer can be an invaluable resource to your children. On the contrary, a poor…

Guide to Buying a Horse

  When it comes to purchasing a horse, it is a buyers’ market. However, that does not always mean that all horses are created equal. With the slower economy, high hay and grain prices along with many other factors, the horse market is flooded…

Choosing A Towing Vehicle

While some people choose to drive trucks to make a statement, trucks are a vital tool to the farmer and homesteader. Towing safely is far more complicated than simply hooking up a trailer and hitting the road. Having the proper truck for the job…