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Starting November first and running until December 15, Purina is donating a dollar* from every bag of Purina Equine Senior or Purina Equine Senior Active bought to horse rescues. Fifty cents will go towards A Home for Every Horse and the other 50 cents will go towards a rescue of The Farm Store's choosing. While we have not chosen specifically who we are donating to, yet, we do have a couple of organizations in mind. Once I know for certain which one we will be donating too I will make sure to update this post and add an excerpt about them. A...

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It's becoming that time of year again when it starts to get cold, wet and just plain nasty in the valley. There's mud that starts sucking at your boots when you go to catch your horse to bring it in for the night and gives your horse a nice brown color when he rolls. So you start to think, should I blanket my horse? Well, that just depends; it depends on who you ask, what the horse is doing, metabolic problems the horse may have, if your horse is clipped or unclipped, if their is shelter available and the list goes...

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Exciting news! We just got in the new line of the ever so popular Taste of the Wild dog and cat food! Called Prey, this food promises to be a limited ingredient diet with four key ingredients; an animal protein source, lentils, tomato pomace and sunflower oil. One of the greatest things about Taste of the Wild is that their feed has added species specific probiotics and is an all-life stages feed. Thus said, this feed can be feed during the dog's or cat's whole life. While they do have a puppy formula that is more suited towards puppies and nursing/pregnant...

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Did you know, or care to know, that over $350 million dollars have been spent for pet costumes? Someone is making bank on the decision to make pet costumes. Halloween isn't just for adults and their children any more, it's for every one in the family; including the pets. So you walk down your neighborhood street Halloween night and see hundreds of children running around with worn out parents, you observe the candy being handed out and sticky hands running to the next house on the block. Looking closer, you can see dogs pulling on their leashes and possible a cat...

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For the month of October, CHS is running a special on their Equis Element horse feed. This feed is good for any horse. This feed is marketed as a high fiber, high fat and low carbohydrate feed for horses. It has maximum of 17 percent crude fiber, a minimum of six percent crude fat and a minimum of 15 percent crude protein. Not only does the feed offer the low carbohydrates, it also offers selenium and lysine as well. As you may or may not know, we live in a selenium deficient state. Selenium is an important mineral for many...

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