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Wildfire, Smoke, and Your Horse

A wildfire exploding
A wildfire exploding

With all the recent wildfires in my area and the smoke lingering in the air for several days, I wondered how healthy all this could be for my horse?

I know it’s a little after the fact now. With the cooler weather and spotty rains, the fires around here have been reduced to smokey ash. But I think it’s still good to know about this kind of air quality, or I should say not so good quality of air, and what we as horse owners can do.

In the research I’ve done I found that if a person is having trouble breathing and breathing problems, chances are your horse is suffering too. He can be uncomfortable, coughing and choking the same as a person.

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Horse Riding Vacations: California





Alisal Guest Ranch

What can you do on ten thousand acres? Well, at Alisal Guest Ranch there’s a lot to do.

The ranch contact information is as follows; 1054 S. Alisal Rd. Solvang, CA 93463. They have several phone numbers. For reservations ring (800) 4 – ALISAL or (805) 688 – 6411. Guests service number is (805) 686 – 7700. The spa number is (805) 686 – 7701. Email is info@alisal.com. They have a contact form on their website at http://www.alisal.com.

Back at the ranch there are some 50 miles of trails to ride horses on or ride bikes, or hike. There’s always the possibility of spying a bobcat, birds like hawks and eagles, and of course deer. Continue reading Horse Riding Vacations: California

I Love Horse Quotes




I like quotes in general, but adding the magnificent equine to profound thoughts is the ultimate in putting words together. Those little snippets, a turn of phrase that leave something extra in your heart and mind to make you sit up and wonder, give me a smile. I love the horse quotes the best.

There are a lot of horse quotes and quotes from horse people. I will try to include a variety of both. Continue reading I Love Horse Quotes