Nicker Notes

Your Passport to Horses, Health, and History

Calendars wiped clean. Face masks a fashion statement. Social distancing measured in feet not inches. I am waiting for historians and media pundits to...

If dipping or soaking your horse’s hay conjures visions of wasted water, contaminated liquid, and too much time seeping away...

In the past, soaking forage was a popular method to both decrease dust, allergens, mites, spores, and other respiratory irritants...

Dusty hay harbors allergy triggers. Low levels of these fine particles irritate a horse with sensitive respiratory airways....