DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this survey is to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry. In addition, it seeks to gather information regarding the most important issues facing the industry. Please note that when we use the word "horse," we are referring to all equids (horses, ponies, mules, and donkeys).
In terms of refinancing, 2014 was pretty close to a dream, with rates hovering in the vicinity of 4%. But even though this year is coming to a close, there’s still good news: Even if you haven’t refinanced yet, you haven’t missed the boat.
Few experiences are more frustrating than falling in love with a home that’s for sale and then discovering you can’t afford to buy it. The majority of first-time buyers need to finance their home purchase, and a consultation with a mortgage lender is a crucial step in the homebuying process because you need to understand your purchasing power before you begin to look at homes.
It's very normal in the beginning for a young horse to mouth and play with the bit when he's first introduced to it. He's just trying to figure out what the new piece of equipment is. When I put a bit in a horse's mouth for the first time, I like to practice groundwork with the mecate bridle so the horse gets used to feeling the bit in his mouth, and at the same time...
As the temperatures begin to drop, many pet owners worry about their pets spending time outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping the four-legged members of your family warm and safe during the winter months.