Have you ever watched someone trying to get a horse to prick up it’s ears for a photo? It’s not as easy as you might think. Leslie Khy has developed an app that you can put on your phone that can really help. Check it out. Available at App Store, Google Play, etc.
Month November 2016
Winter Pasture – Nov 24, 2016
I hear rumblings from some horse people that they think turning horses out on winter pasture is not good for the them. That they are cold and uncomfortable.
With a few protocols, of course.
They should be checked daily and frequently have their ribs and backbone felt, they should have fresh warm water, and they need shelter from the wind such as windboards, forest or sheds. They need to have some fat reserve heading into the winter and the pasture has to have adequate good quality grass. They need to have been exposed to the weather during the fall so they develop a good coat. Continue reading “Winter Pasture – Nov 24, 2016”
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Memorial Honoring The Mare Reckless
Reckless served as a packhorse with First Marine Division during the Korean War travelling over 35 miles while under fire. The U.S. Marine Corps has honored her for her incredible service.
Northlands Supports Future Leaders In Agriculture
Alberta’s next generation represents in Singapore
EDMONTON, AB (October 25, 2016) – Northlands is pleased to announce Laura Bodell from Sherwood Park and Clayton Schafers from Edmonton as the winners of the Next Generation Scholarship. This opportunity provided by Northlands is in conjunction with the Royal Agriculture Society of the Commonwealth (RASC). Each recipient receives $3,025 to attend the 27th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference in Singapore from October 31- November 4, 2016.
“The future of the industry lies with our young leaders,” said Tim Reid, President and CEO of Northlands. “They create opportunities to share their innovations and successes. This conference brings together individuals with varied experience and knowledge of the agriculture industry and it is this diversity that helps shape the future of agriculture.” Continue reading “Northlands Supports Future Leaders In Agriculture”