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Slow Feeder Hay Nets

Slow Feeder Hay Nets

1. December, 2016UncategorizedNo comments

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about our hay feeders, so we decided to put all the information together in one place for you to read.

These are what we have been using for the last 3.5 years. They are homemade slow feeder hay nets and we love them! We first read about them and got the idea here.  You can find the information on actually making the nets from that link. We order the netting from Arizona Sports Equipment. (Note: They no longer sell the netting with the width size referred to in the article linked to, so we now make our nets shorter and wider.) Most of the hay nets we found pre-made online were thinner material and ripped apart very quickly. The hockey netting is very thick and strong, so it takes much longer for the horses to tear through.

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Finding the Right Kind of Teachers

Finding the Right Kind of Teachers

8. December, 2015Uncategorized4 comments

by Elisha McCulloh

You want me to do what?! This was often my initial reaction when Tiffany Rowe, Parelli Professional, gave instructions during horsemanship workshops. Jump? Over that? On a horse I hardly know? Or, Canter? Now? Bareback?!

But each time, I did as instructed. And I survived. It was never pretty, and that never mattered.

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Now preparing to schedule sessions!

28. May, 2012UncategorizedNo comments

Summer is quickly approaching and we’re eager to open the gates for children and their families to visit, help out, learn, and play at Achaius Ranch!

We hope to start offering sessions in late June. (For information about our sessions, please visit our 

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Patrick of Ireland: Patron Saint of Achaius Ranch

Patrick of Ireland: Patron Saint of Achaius Ranch

17. March, 2012UncategorizedOne comment

As promised in our last blog post, today we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a post about him and why we’ve chosen him as our “patron Saint.”

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