Firn Hyde - Certified Equine Addict!

I'm a young horsewoman living in a tiny home on a horse farm in South Africa with three dogs, two pigs, a longsuffering man, and God's grace. I run a stableyard and compete in dressage with two kind geldings who keep me happy and a psychotic mare who keeps me humble. For the past two years, I've been writing for a living, and I enjoy every opportunity to combine my two passions.

Articles by Firn Hyde

The Five Best Horse Treats

The Five Best Horse Treats

If you have a horse, chances are that you love to feed him a tasty titbit. There's something so satisfying about seeing your equine friend chow down...

Tail Rubbing Cures and Causes

Tail Rubbing Cures and Causes

Picture this: Your horse has been groomed to perfection. His coat has been washed and brushed and every hair is in place, his mane neatly trimmed...

The Best Horse Shampoos

The Best Horse Shampoos

We all love to give our horses a good bath, leaving them silky, shiny, and smelling nicer than ever. For some horses with skin problems, bathing is...

Colic in Horses

Colic in Horses

Colic. It's a word that all horse owners dread, and rightfully so. Widely known as the most prevalent killer of horses worldwide, this disease can...

How to Store Hay Without a Barn

How to Store Hay Without a Barn

All horses eat hay, but not all horse owners have the luxury of a spacious barn in which to keep said hay. Especially for owners of multiple horses,...

Horse Hoof Care: Best Technique

Horse Hoof Care: Best Technique

“No hoof, no horse”. Old and tired as the saying might be, it always applies. Most of us know to keep our horses on a regular cycle with a qualified...

How Often to Deworm Horses?

How Often to Deworm Horses?

Most horse owners know that internal parasites can cause all sorts of problems for your equine friend. But opinions differ wildly on how often...

Three Horse Cribbing Solutions

Three Horse Cribbing Solutions

Stables vices have plagued horse and owner for many years – ever since we first decided that horses would be better off shut up inside. One of the...

The 4 Best Fly Masks for Horses

The 4 Best Fly Masks for Horses

In the hot, summer-rainfall climate where I run my stableyard, flies are a continual pest. With the yard being on the same property as a working...

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