When Hay for Your Horses Just Isn’t Enough

Girl Feeding Horses Hay

The majority of the horse’s digestive tract volume is dedicated to the microbial fermentation of forage, and therefore forage should be the majority of their daily feed intake. Forage comes in many forms from pasture to hay pellets to hydroponic fodder. Regardless of where you live, it is likely that at some point in the […]

Keep Horses Warm & Healthy When the Temperature Drops

First, pasture becomes limited or non-existent and horses must be fed hay. Hay loses many of the nutrients originally found in fresh grass, such as Omega 3, an essential fatty acid, vitamins E and C, beta carotene (for vitamin A production). In addition, exposure to direct sunlight declines during winter, limiting your horse’s ability to […]

Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo Win Prix St. Georges and Intermediare

Grand Meadows Sponsored Rider Sabine Schut-Kery and Horsegate Farm’s Sanceo debut in Florida at the CDI Pan Am Qualifier at Global Dressage in Wellington  for their first show of the Season, January 16 through 19, 2015.  They went on to win the Prix St. Georges on Friday with a 71.8% and the Intermediare I on Saturday with […]

Exclusive Interview with International Para Driver Diane Kastama

Diane Kastama, hailing from the beautiful Central Coast of California is an accomplished International Para Driver, lifelong horse woman and a Grand Meadows VIP. We recently had the chance to talk with her after her nomination for the 2015 USEF Equestrian of the Year. (Photos courtesy of Pat Kastama.) Grand Meadows: At what age did you […]