Nicker Notes

Your Passport to Horses, Health, and History

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....

Yesterday I shared Part 1 of this piece that explores the role my horse played during a summer of grief. Today, I bring you Part 2....

During my equine literature courses, I write, as well. The following piece is one I revised during the last Horsetography class. Following some of the...