10 Questions with Nick: Get to Know Nick Hartog, CEO and chief horse advocate of Grand Meadows

Get to Know Nick Hartog

You watch Nick’s videos on horse supplements and horse health. You read Nick’s blogs about horse health and wellness. You read Nick’s monthly newsletter where he updates you on the latest.

But how much do you really know about Nick? We sat down with Nick to find out more about the man behind the crazy shirts and learn what drives his passion for horse health and wellness.

We hope you enjoy this Q & A with Nick. Thank you, Nick, for making the time to answer our questions.

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Buying a Horse? What You Need to Know about Buying a Horse

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying A Horse

Buying a horse is an exciting time. There is nothing quite like owning your first horse or welcoming another horse to your family.

However, buying a horse is not a simple experience. Whether you’re an experienced rider looking to buy your first horse or a new rider keen to buy a horse – there are a few key things you need to know and consider.

Above all else – never feel pressured to buy a horse and make sure you’re buying a horse for the right reasons.

If you have suggestions about what people need to know when buying a horse or have a horse buying experience, please share it with the Grand Meadows community on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The more we can support one another with our experiences and knowledge, the better.

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A Grand Meadows Special Interview with horse trainer, certified riding instructor, and Author Lynn Acton

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Meet Lynn Acton, the author of What Horses Really Want

It is part of our mission at Grand Meadows to connect the Grand Meadows community with experts in horse behavior, wellness, and training. We believe these connections make it easier for everyone to learn about horse heath, wellness, and care.

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Horse Supplement Ingredients: Do You Know What is in the Horse Supplements You’re Feeding Your Horse?

Horse Supplement Ingredients

The depth and variety of available horse supplements has grown leaps and bounds in recent years. On the one hand, this is a very good thing – giving horse owners more supplement options and price ranges. However, the flipside of this boom in horse supplements makes it very challenging for horse owners to differentiate between supplement companies and their products.

It is critically important that you know what the ingredients are in the horse supplements you’re feeding your horses. And that you understand why and how these ingredients benefit your horse’s health and well-being.

The good news is that thanks to organizations like the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC), animal supplement companies are held by a strict standard of regulations and compliance. When you’re researching horse supplements, please make sure you’re only considering NASC-approved companies and supplements.

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Horse Health Care: Get Ready for Summer Weather with these Hot Weather Horse Riding and Care Tips

Hot Weather Horse Riding and Care Tips

Summer might feel like a long way off, but this is the ideal time to think about how best to care for your horse in the hot weather months.

There is nothing quite like being outdoors with your horse in the summer. However, the summer heat can be very draining on your horse and cause a range of heat-related illnesses.

Hot weather puts horses at risk for dehydration, heat-stroke, sunburn, fatigue, diarrhea, colic, fatigue, and a general feeling of exhaustion. Like us humans, it’s important that you take extra precautions to protect your horse from the effects of heat, humidity, and sun.

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