Stud Farm Diaries — The Stallion’s Advocate

We are fortunate to have a breed of horse that is very human-friendly, and most stallions are amazingly tolerant of all the mistakes we make with them. but we have the responsibility to create an environment for them that is healthy, fair, and clearly understood, by...

The Circle of Life

preview Like the war horses we breed, we have to be tough. We have to live close to nature and deal with what she dishes out. Whether in one day, one week, or one year, by Cindy Reich Working on a horse breeding farm forces you to work close to the earth. The cycle of...

Madigan Rope Technique

The Madigan Rope Technique was developed several years ago by Dr. John Madigan of the University of California at Davis. This technique, when followed step by step, can help “dummy” foals to nurse better, and as a result, become more active and healthy....

Teaching Weanlings to Load into a Trailer

Cindy Reich narrates how to walk a weanling into a trailer for the first time, turn them around, and walk them back out.     Latest Posts Photo Of The Month Picante Jullyen V and MacNificent RS Out of this World From February 1989: The Scottsdale Tradition...

Teaching Weanlings

It’s fall, and the foals are in from being weaned. They’ll need a refresher course on being good citizens, by Cindy Reich Latest Posts Photo Of The Month Picante Jullyen V and MacNificent RS Out of this World From February 1989: The Scottsdale Tradition For The New...