The purpose of the Equine Life Blog is to post fun information, announcements, and to share Holly Farm life from the perspective of the horses and the humans who care for them. If you are interested in becoming an ELS community member, let us know how you would like to get more involved. We are here…Details
We are so honored to announce that Horse Life: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Riding Horses for Kids, written by our very own Robyn Smith has been named to the 20 Best Horse Riding Books for Beginners list! We are so grateful to each and every one of you who has purchased,…Details
Winter Coats Off at Holly Farm! What nice weather we have had this past week! Time to get out and enjoy the warm sunshine and shed our horses and ourselves of our winter coats. The Animal Farm will have its annual shearing his coming Friday. It is important for their health. When you see all…Details
We have no reports of any driving problems due to the snow, to or from Holly Farm. So saddle on up and get over here to ride!!
Staying warm while horseback riding in winter is challenging: Our clothes get damp when we sweat and, we have periods of reduced exertion when we walk around on horses, then we get cold. As a longtime horseback rider, I’ve learned a few tricks over four decades of riding outdoors in frigid temperatures. Follow these tips and…Details