Monthly Archives: October 2015

  • Caring for a horse on a budget

    Written By J. Wilson, DVM and K. Martinson, PhD, University of Minnesota

    Owning a horse is a major responsibility, and a significant investment of both time and money. Most owners do not generate income from their horse, but are intent on spending time with their equine companion. During tough economic times, horse owners need to explore and implement options to reduce costs. Continue reading

  • Training a Mustang - Considerations from Monty Roberts

    Q/A from Monty Roberts Newsletter

    “Image courtesy of Monty and Pat Roberts Inc.”*PHOTO CREDITS: Christopher Dydyck “Image courtesy of Monty and Pat Roberts Inc.”*PHOTO CREDITS: Christopher Dydyck

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  • The Cost of Horse Ownership

    WRITTEN BY: Julie Christie, MS, Rochester Community and Technical College

    With the dwindling economy and increasing price of hay and fuel, the cost of buying a horse has decreased. The costs and responsibilities associated with owning a horse, however, have not decreased, but increased. On a yearly basis, how much money does it cost to own a horse? Continue reading

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