As little as possible but as much as it takes.
Lecture on ‘horse problems.’ The horse knows if you know.
You want less of this?
More of this?
On the trail with Ginger Kathrens.
Things to note in the video:
- No bit
- Remarks about digestive systems at 7:10
- Remarks about freedom & family at 11:44
The Red Desert contains the Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek and Stewart Creek HMAs.
Two things you can do to help him avoid colic:
- Don’t lock him in a stall
- Give him clean fresh water daily
If it’s more work for you it’s better for him.
These guys are not in a barn, they’re in a corral. Pasture would be better.
Water buckets can be dumped, rinsed and refilled daily. Bleached weekly. Mustangs play in their water on hot summer days. Sometimes a bucket gets damaged.
Don’t get mad when your horse acts like a horse. Keep a spare bucket in the barn.
Do you think it’s an accident they’re standing the way they are? No, they’re keeping an eye on their surroundings, especially the photographer. Haven’t decided if he’s friend or foe.
Give your horse choices. If he wants to be in the rain he can be in the rain. If he wants to be under a roof he can be under a roof.
Note the 2×6 rim board added to the pipe panels to satisfy BLM requirements.
If you adopt a mare from the BLM she might be pregnant (unless she’s been in segregated long-term holding for over a year).
Small band on the Virginia Range, 10/28/17. Elevation approximately 6500 feet.
On the Virginia Range.