Are You Ready To Bust Out of the Barn?
Birds are singing and spring is springing! You and your horse are ready to Bust out of the Barn! Standlee is here to help with some Spring health tips and an offer you can’t refuse.
Early spring is a wonderful time for more outdoor activities, whether training for that show or getting on the trail. Pasture is beginning to peek through the cold ground, but is it a good idea to start keeping your horse at pasture without some extra nutrients?
While it is tempting to let them graze only, horses do not do well with a rapid change in their diet. It is recommended that you make a gradual change, over a 10 to 14 day period, to his diet so that the digestive tract of your horse does not get overly shocked.
Early spring can also be a challenge to finding quality hay. Since it is before the beginning of the new growing season, you might find yourself using poor quality leftovers from the year before. Luckily, there are some options in bagged forage that might help you get the best performance out of your horse – check out the webinar and nutritional paper.
Something else to think about with the onset of warmer weather is how hard you want to work your horse. It is exciting to be out of the barn, working muscles and breathing fresh air. If you overwork your horse, though, it can lead to soreness, vices and even tying up. Gradually getting your horse back into a routine is guaranteed to bring about his best performance.
Ultimately, spring is an exciting time for fresh air, pasture and exercise. Just know that gradual changes are needed for your horse’s best health.
And now for the offer! Standlee is offering its Barn Buster promotion. Beginning March 1 to April 30, you can use the coupon to get $5 OFF your purchase of 3 items. This is a great time to stock up on some premium products needed to keep your horse healthy and happy.