Forage and Gastric Ulcers Read the Nutritional Paper

Standlee Barn Bulletin

The Standlee Barn Bulletin is your source for insightful articles about premium western forage and beyond.

How to Safely Put Weight on a Starved Horse

How to Safely Put Weight on a Starved Horse

Have you ever taken in a horse that has been starved? A truly starved horse – not one that’s just a bit underweight, but one that’s significantly underweight – requires a specialized and careful nutritional approach in order to regain both weight and health. If you, or someone you know,...

Read More
Feeling Stressed? Give Goat Yoga a Try

Feeling Stressed? Give Goat Yoga a Try

If you’re feeling stressed and need a way to relax, we have a great option for you: Goat yoga. No, we’re not joking, and yes, goat yoga is an actual activity that’s currently offered all over the country. Here’s what you should know about this new form of yoga that’s...

Read More
Strategies to Beat the Heat Around the Farm This Summer

Strategies to Beat the Heat Around the Farm This Summer

With summer temperatures blanketing much of the country, chances are that both you and your animals are feeling the heat. In order to help your horses, chickens, cows, goats, and other farm animals cope with the summertime heat, put these tips to work on your farm.

Change to Nighttime Turnout

For larger...

Read More
Must-Know Proper Forage Storage Tips

Must-Know Proper Forage Storage Tips

Forage is the foundation of your horse’s diet, meaning that you need to be able to safely store large volumes of it throughout the year. As this year’s forage is harvested, you’re likely filling your barn with bales in order to stock up. But proper storage methods are important, since...

Read More
Prevent Overheating in Horses Using Nutrition

Prevent Overheating in Horses Using Nutrition

To understand how to use nutrition to prevent overheating in horses we must first understand fully how the digestive system works and creates heat.

We will skip past the stomach and small intestine as very little to no heat is created here from digestion, and start at the beginning of the...

Read More