Dealing With Flies at a Baja Barn

Just like anywhere else, fly control is an aspect of horse-keeping in Baja. Depending on the weather and the day, flies can be almost non-existent, or can show up in droves (especially on the hottest days, they seem to like to find shelter in the shade around the horse shelters. Hmm.) We use several techniques Read more about Dealing With Flies at a Baja Barn[…]

Loaded Up on Hay!

If you’ve ever wondered what 52 bales of hay looks like, here you go: We just got half our shipment of hay brought in, and soon it’ll be 100 bales as the other half arrives. Now we have a hay fort!  Great quality hay, and the horses have given their *Yum* stamp of approval. We’re Read more about Loaded Up on Hay![…]

Green Grass After the Rain!

All the rain and storms over the past few weeks soaked the desert, and now we’ve got a little surprise springing up all around us: Grass! It’s definitely a change from the tan tones of San Felipe desert! The horsies have been enjoying little walks out to nibble on the fresh green shoots as well! Read more about Green Grass After the Rain![…]

Vet Visit to the Equestrian Center!

So yesterday we had our vets come down from Mexicali to file teeth and administer vaccinations. Vets Francisco and Saul and vet students Alejandro and Victor took very good care of lil Lucky and Hallie. Lucky, our little Mexican rescue horse had his teeth done for the very first time and is doing so much Read more about Vet Visit to the Equestrian Center![…]

Preparing Horses for Rain and Wind in Baja

While the vast majority of the time the skies are sunny and bright, and the weather relaxed, Baja does get rainstorms and leftover storms from weather patterns that travel up the Sea of Cortez. Sometimes the weather can change very suddenly, so it’s good to make sure that you and all of your four-legged family Read more about Preparing Horses for Rain and Wind in Baja[…]