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Prepping for the Great Freeze

The leafy, lush trees lining the pasture’s edge are quickly giving way to bare branches, and your green pasture often starts out the day with a coat of silver frost. This can only mean one thing – winter is on its way! Whether you keep a couple of horses at home or manage a large […]

Stable Secretary Featured User – Stone Columns Stables at Elmendorf

Located in the rolling hills of Lexington, Kentucky, Stone Columns Stables at Elmendorf Farm is a haven for horses in all life stages. The facility provides a comprehensive retirement program, layup and rehabilitative services, a breeding program, as well as a young horse development program for show horses. The property also has historical importance as […]

Ear Plugs – To Use or Not To Use

Ear plugs, most commonly seen in the hunter ring, are an often brought up topic at shows. If they can be used is regulated by the rules of the discipline at the level of competition, however when they should be used is another question entirely.  Ear plugs for horses are usually soft, squishy (and sometimes […]

Stable Secretary Success Story: Brannigan Eventing

As one of the top event riders in the US, Jennie Brannigan operates Brannigan Eventing at a high-quality facility in Coatesville, PA with a winter base in Ocala, FL. Brannigan coaches, teaches clinics, produces horses and competes year-round. With such a busy schedule, she depends on her team of professionals to maintain her business and […]

Stable Secretary Success Story: Capall Creek Farm

Home of multiple World and Congress Champion-producing stallion, Iron Enterprise, Capall Creek Farm has been breeding and training World and Congress Champions and Reserves for over a decade. “We specialize in breeding, raising and training western pleasure and hunter under saddle futurity horses as well as some all around horses,” shared Melanie Thurston, breeding manager […]

Winter Barn Hacks

It happens every year, and yet it still seems that most horse people are surprised when winter weather really sets in. Days of snow, slippery footing, and freezing temperatures are all an unfortunate symptom of the winter season, but with a few tricks, you can make caring for horses in the winter less of a […]

Stable Secretary Success Stories: Jess Dooley Barn Manager to International Show Jumper Elizabeth Gingras

Jessica Dooley spends her days working diligently for international show jumper Elizabeth Gingras, in Victoria on Vancouver Island, BC. Gingras is one of Canada’s most promising riders with dozens of top grand prix finishes earned in both North America and Europe. In 2014 Gingras was named to her first Canadian Show Jumping Team, jumping double clear in […]

Stable Secretary Success Stories: Team Irwin Dressage

Canadian dressage duo Jaimey and Tina Irwin’s system of training comes directly from the German legends of Classical Dressage. Both trained in Germany with Holger Muenstermann, the well-known World Cup competitor, who himself trained with highly respected masters: Reiner Klimke, Harry Boldt and Willi Schultheis. Tina and Jaimey work with Canadian Olympic Bronze Medalist, Evi […]

Stable Secretary Success Stories: Monica Stanke, Head Groom for Adrienne Lyle

Monica Stanke is an FEI groom, and head groom to US Dressage Olympian Adrienne Lyle. Stanke uses Stable Secretary to keep her horses and stable management practices in tip-top condition. Find out more about this hard working Stable Secretary user in this month’s Stable Secretary Success Story!  Where are you from? MS: Traverse City, Michigan What […]

Thankful for Stable Secretary & Mashed Potato Mountains

Though we believe in giving thanks everyday, today we are feeling extra thankful! So before we dive into mashed potato mountain, we thought we’d highlight five of the most important reasons that we are thankful for Stable Secretary.

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