Flying K Farm

Full Care Boarding Stable in Harford County. Supplier of mulch, topsoil and salt for pick up or delivery in or near Harford County.

We offer a relaxed atmosphere focused on having fun. Our philosophy is that horses are healthier turned out with free choice hay or grass available at all times. A balanced diet is fed to all horses. Designed by a professional nutritionist that is available to you to answer any questions you may have. No fence feeding! Fly control during summer months. We pasture horses in small groups according to age, personalities and aggressiveness. Hay is available free choice all year long. Our facility offers two 12 stall barns and one 7 stall barn with matted stalls. Private tack lockers. Large pastures with hay available at all times. Twice daily feedings (if needed), stall, blanketing, vet and farrier handling. 110' x 210' stone dust arena with lights & jumps. 55' Round Pen. Mares and Geldings are in separate fields. Your instructor is welcome! Access to lots of trails. Trailer parking. We do not board cribbers, aggressive horses or stallions. Full care with a stall includes feed thru fly control and worming $330.00 Monthly

Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)

For those of you outdoors, take note馃敟
And remember your horses feel the heat more than you do馃惔

Please be aware of the excessive heat watch forecast today through Sunday evening. Excessive heat can lead to serious health issues. While anyone can be the victim of heat-related illness, the highest risk groups include people under age 5 or over age 65, people with chronic illnesses, people taking certain medications, and those who are exercising or working outdoors. Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are common health issues associated with excessive heat.

Symptoms of heat cramps include:
路 Muscle pain/spasms, caused by loss of water and salt from heavy sweating

Symptoms of heat exhaustion include:
路 Dehydration
路 Cool, moist, pale, or flushed skin
路 Extreme weakness
路 Muscle cramps
路 Nausea, headache and possible vomiting or fainting

Symptoms of heat stroke include:
路 Body temperature of more than 105 degrees Fahrenheit
路 Dry, red skin
路 Rapid, weak pulse
路 Rapid, shallow breathing
路 Convulsions
路 Disorientation
路 Delirium
路 Coma

To help cope with excessive heat if individuals who must be outside:
路 Drink plenty of fluids
路 Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and overly-sweetened
路 Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothing
路 Avoid direct sunlight and wear sunscreen; stay in the
shade when possible
路 Avoid salt tablets, unless advised to take them by a
路 Schedule physical activity in the morning or evening
when it鈥檚 cooler and take short breaks if necessary

Standing Leg Wraps

More good leg info! Precise application of standing leg wraps ensures the protection of your horse鈥檚 soft tissues for healing an injury or sweating inflammation

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How to Bandage Your Horse's Leg Wound

Some good tips for bandaging leg wounds馃惔

In this FASTip from Farnam you'll learn the tools you need and tips to bandage your horse's leg wound.

In case you were wondering!

馃惐I got everything under control here, just a little rain.馃寠

Equine WellBeing Rescue Inc.

So many times when I speak with people about feeding equine, especially when they are having trouble getting them to gain weight, they tell me they are feeding 'a scoop' of feed. Sometimes once a day, sometimes twice a day. It is hard to know how much is actually being fed because scoops come in different sizes (not to mention how many sizes coffee cans are too). Feed bags recommend measuring feed in pounds, not quarts (as many scoops are marked) and not cups.

The BEST way to feed an equine is to follow the amount recommened on the bag, weigh the scoop, then fill it heaping full...subtract the weight of the you know how much feed/pellets/grains your scoop holds. From that you can determine how many scoops you need to feed to dispense the number of pounds of feed recommended. Usually they say to split it between two meals a day.

Anal as it sounds, we have done that with the various scoops we use daily. The green scoop which is labled by the mfg 3 quarts, if filled heaping- holds 3.5 lbs of hay pellets, feed or grain. I mark it on white duct tape on the side of the scoop. Our older horses who quid hay get 2 scoops in the morning and 2 scoops at night. With heaping scoops that is a total of 14 pounds a day. We have found between 1.5 - 2 scoops twice a day (that would be 12-14 pounds) is enough to sustain the weight of an elderly horse.

So for those thinking you can give one cup or one scoop a day and it be enough for an elderly horse who is hard to keep weight on, you are not feeding enough. Whether it's hay pellets (measure weight dry not soaked) or a complete feed you need to feed them enough to compensate for the nurtition they can't get from hay they quid and spit out...that quid hay has little to no nutritional value.

Last year we had 9 emaciation cases come in, one so bad she died within 24 hours all the rest survived and thrive because we are feeding them enough in POUNDS and the correct feed and/or roughage to sustain their weight.

Lesson for today - all scoops are not the same!!! Figure out how many pounds of feed your scoop holds and feed according to the instructions on the feed bag.

Happy Fourth of July from all the ponies at FKF 馃嚭馃嚫馃巼 Hope everyone has a great day and stays cool before fireworks 馃惔

Comparison Review: Turnout Bell Boots | HORSE NATION Finding the right pair of turnout bell boots is hard. Horse Nation has done the research! When my horse needs to wear bell boots, finding a pair that will ...

Give your horse some loving today, they prefer that over treats馃惔

鈥淚t鈥檚 absolutely mind boggling if you think about it.

Your horse gets absolutely nothing out of being competitive for you. Not a darn thing. Of course horses are bred for specific jobs, or they鈥檙e bred to be athletic to a certain degree. However, horses don鈥檛 wake up thinking about chasing cans, or cows, or flying over jumps.

They have no idea how much money is added to the pot. They have no idea that this is a qualifier. They have no idea that this is the short go.

And DESPITE us... DESPITE our nerves, our flaws, our incorrect ques, our huge emotions, they get the job done to their very best ability. Even when we fail them by letting our emotions get in the way, they come back and they try again. For US. Whoa. Let that sink in. If only we could all be so understanding.

To think of an animal that is forgiving and flexible enough to put up with the repetition of practice, the intense nerves of the rider, the stress of hauling and still meet you at the gate for scratches is MIND. BLOWING.

If you haven鈥檛 done so lately. Thank your horse.

If you鈥檙e successful, thank the horses that put you there and made you. Thank the horses that gave everything they had for you simply because you ASKED them to.

If you鈥檙e still on the journey to success, thank the horses that made you fall in love with your sport and who have helped give you the confidence to want to learn more and be better.

We can never stop learning as horsemen and horsewomen, and by continuing our education every horse in our future will be better off.

Next time you head to the arena leave your ego at the door and thank your horse!鈥
~Samantha Roffers

The Happy Equine Saddles & Fitting

When people say saddle fit isn't important this is what can happen. Amazingly, this horse that I recently evaluated still carried his riders around. This is for sure the worst scarring I have ever encountered. Saddle fit is SO SO important no matter what discipline you are in. #testrideacounty #teamwool

SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Hoof Cracks in Horses | HORSE NATION Do you wonder if the cracks in your horse's hooves are normal? Do you wonder what causes them and what to do about them? This video by SmartPak covers ever...

Please read! You may feel like riding but what is the impact to your horse鈥檚 health?

馃敟鈽锔廠un was pretty intense even at an early dawn practice!馃惔 Practicing dressage patterns isn鈥檛 always as simple as it looks.

How Often Should Your Farrier Come Out? - Cowgirl Magazine Determining the length of time between farrier visits can be tricky. There are a lot of variables to consider! Your horse's hooves are a vital aspect of...

Sunlight is still lingering, days will be getting shorter馃寬

Bearsch Transportation

School bus drivers needed. Training available. No evenings or weekends. Summers off. Email us at [email protected]. Training needs to start as soon as possible for the 2019-2020 school year.

馃惔Perfect morning for breakfast 馃馃崺and a quick ride around the farm馃惔
Ava, Sarah, Sam, Brittney, Ashley, Jen and Kylie took a ride through the woods!

Equestria World

The last of the hay arrived this morning. Thank you for all the farmers working on Father鈥檚 Day and keeping our Country running. Thanks KM Dietz Farms! Thanks Kevin Bearsch!

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Second of 4 loads. Time to fill up the hay barn馃惔

Got Healthy Hooves? Here's How to Keep Them That Way 鈥 The Horse Consider the big picture鈥攆rom farrier care and diet to environment and genetics鈥攚hen working to keep horse hooves healthy.

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And another re-enactment on the books for Kyle and Tank馃惔

Ashley and Cassie had a morning ride at the track!馃惔

Cassie Durand and Ashley Reier

How to Teach Your Horse to Behave in Cross-Ties 鈥 The Horse Does your horse refuse to stand still in the cross-ties? An equine behavior expert shares how to instill good grooming manners in a young horse or curb existing rude behavior in the cross-ties.

Double rainbow this evening - started in the mares field and ended in the boys field 馃對 And now it鈥檚 back to more rain

Massages for the boys again this morning. Noah certainly enjoyed his 馃惔

The sun did slip through the clouds this evening 馃尌

Maryland Horse Breeders Association Celebrates 90th Anniversary With Free Horse Farm Tours This Saturday If you've always wanted to visit a horse farm, Saturday is your chance.

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A Flying K Farm

We have dependable horse-boarding service available for geldings. Features include:
*choice of hay or grass (free choice of hay all year long)
*balanced diet designed by a professional nutritionist
*no fence feeding
*fly control during summer months
*small horse groups based on age, personalities and aggressiveness
*two 12-stall barns and one 7-stall barn with matted stalls
*private tack lockers
*large pastures with hay available at all times
*daily feeding
*110鈥檟210鈥 stone dust arena with lights and jumps
*separate pens for geldings and mares
*access to lots of trails
*trailer parking available (for additional fee)
Please note: we do not board cribbers, stallions or aggressive horses. Full horse-care includes feed through fly control and worming that is available at a monthly fee of $350. Please visit the farm, call 410-676-1658 or visit for more information. 410-676-1658 - 24/7 salt purchases available. Same-day delivery available. 16 years of excellence. Soil. Mulch and sawdust. Horse boarding.

Moonshine Stables and Riding Academy

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Ah!! So amazing 馃ぉ

Kylie's Best Day Ever

Happy Easter everyone! I hope everyone gets to enjoy this great weather with their friends and family and that the Easter bunny left some goodies 馃惏馃惀馃惥

馃惏Happy Easter馃惏

Farnam Horse

Rain, rain, go away 馃導锔

Common Equine Skin Conditions 鈥 The Horse Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungus to allergens to who-knows-what. Check out our pictures of common equine skin conditions鈥攑atchy to scabby and everything between.

鈥淲hat you have on the ground, you鈥檒l have in the saddle鈥, that鈥檚 what Poe says馃惥. A little fog & rain and a lot of noise and commotion didn鈥檛 stop lessons this morning. Even Nester got in on the groundwork!!

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