Monthly Archives: September 2013

Digestion Matters

My lessons in stewarding ponies began with horsemanship but were followed almost immediately by topics of husbandry.  Founder and colic and how to prevent them were high priority subjects.  Diet was of utmost importance regarding founder, and pH of the … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Ponies, Natural Health, Partnered Pony (TM), Sustainable Equestrianism, Work Ponies

A Good Summer for Thistle

Growing conditions have been ideal for thistle this summer, which isn’t good news, at least here, because most thistle are considered noxious weeds.  We’ve had lots of long, hot days, which Canada thistle especially like.  And we haven’t had a … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Ponies, Inspirations, Work Ponies