Author Archives: Beverly Jansen

Your Horses Will Thank You for Using Bev’s Equine Magic Salve.

Every once in a while, a product is created that actually does what it says it is going to do.  I have been working on such a product for over 10 years and finally came up with a solution to … Continue reading

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How Important Is Fresh Water To Horses? And, Ways To Keep Water Troughs Cool On Sweltering Hot Days.

We as human beings have multiple and unending means of having a cool fresh drink. Go to the fridge, stop at the gas station, or carry a cooler with us full of ice and cold drinks. Take a moment to … Continue reading

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Horse Bandages: Identifying Different Types, Their Uses And How To Apply Them.

Some horses may go their entire life and never have a bandage put on their legs. Other horses have bandages put on their legs every single day. First, the names of these bandages and their uses are:   Standing Bandages: … Continue reading

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Blacksmiths: What Part Do They Play in Your Horse’s Life and How Important Are They?

As you have heard me say before, I am old school and one of the old school sayings is “No feet, no horse.” As you become more involved in the horse world, the more you will understand this saying. One … Continue reading

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Bad Behavioral Problems With Horses, Identifying The Causes, Solving The Problem.

Throughout my many years of watching horses, I have seen my share of bad horse behavior. Always the very first question I ask myself is, “What would cause that horse to behave in that way?” I take a look at … Continue reading

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A List of Horse Hay Types and How to Use Them Effectively; Depending On Your Horses’ Environment

There are probably more hay varieties out there in this vast world that I have never even heard of. The types of hay that I am familiar with are: Timothy hay: This is a hearty basic hay that can be … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Body Clipping Your Horse and the Maintenance Needed to Keep Them Comfortable

A groom’s nightmare is a horse that has a long thick coat, comes back overly sweaty after a workout, takes twice as long to bathe and rinse them and takes forever for them to dry.  I can say this because I … Continue reading

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Horse Coolers, Sheets and Blankets; Knowing the Importance of Their Use and Why We Need Them

As far as I have read in the past, horses are not only cold weather animals, they are supposedly able to withstand up to thirty degrees below zero without any pain. Just remember that we are talking about horses that are … Continue reading

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Hay Nets or Hay Bags Can Be A Horses Best Friend, Especially When Traveling

Coming from the world of Racing Thoroughbreds, hay nets are just an every day item in the barn. The hay nets are kept very full with high quality hay and are placed on the outside of the stall and then tied back … Continue reading

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Horse Sheath Cleaning; A Must Do Job for Better Health Eliminating Pain and Discomfort

Cleanliness in any form is a good thing. Keeping your horses sheath clean and free of beans is a very good thing. What is a horse’s sheath? This is the genital area that holds and protects your horse’s penis. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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