Barns & Stables

The Right Boarding Facility

By Horse Council BC - Selecting the perfect boarding facility to meet the needs of you and your horse is a decision that deserves a little research. Have you asked the right questions? Do you know the right questions to ask? Are you satisfied with the answers?

Fly Control for Horse, fly control for barn, horse deworming, horse vaccinations, fly mask horse, sticky traps, fly repellent

A large number of flying insects emerge with the heat each summer, and they can turn what should be long luxurious days in the ring, field or trails into painful, frustrating or itchy endeavours! While irritation may seem like a minimal concern, excessive flies can cause stress in horses, which can lead to reduced performance and malnutrition. Not only can insects be bothersome, but bug bites can cause a variety of allergic type skin reactions in many horses.

By Melanie Huggett - Our advertisers have once again sent tips and products to help make your summer at the barn or show grounds easier, safer, cooler, and just plain better!

By Melanie Huggett - Summertime… and the livin’ is easy. With easy living in mind, we asked participating businesses to send us tips and products to make summertime living even better for horse and farm owners.

Bedding for Your Horse's Stall

By Melanie Huggett - A horse’s stall is his bedroom, a place for rest, relaxation, and recuperation. To aid in a horse’s comfort, bedding is spread over the floor. The following is an overview of many common and newly introduced bedding types available on the market.



Manitoba Horse Council