Tag Archives: Barn Management
A friendly reminder from your friends at HorseJobs.ca. Tonight’s the night to set your clocks forward one hour in accordance with Daylight Savings Time.
When the clocks “spring forward” its a good reminder to do a little Spring Cleaning. Here are a couple of things on our annual to do list;
IN THE BARN;
* Replace [...]
Sometimes it is not the horse, but the horsepower that is a real danger on the farm or around the barn.
In‚ 2010 alone, There were 22 work related deaths on Alberta farms in that year. Of the 22 fatalities, 19 were males, 12 were 60 or over, and 3 were children. Four incidents were electrocutions, [...]
Handling horse medications can affect human health. are your grooms and barn staff trained in the proper way to administer, store and handle the medications prescribed and used at your barn?
Horse jobs are some of the most exciting in the world, offering everything from travel to flexible schedules. Of course, some are easier to find than most, and it might take time to find great careers working with horses. These are some of the best.
Read more at Suite101: Top Five Horse Jobs: Best Careers for [...]
Mention mosquitoes to most people and you will conjure up clear visions of the annoying little bloodsuckers that leave you itching. But horse owners and those living near humid, swampy areas often are more aware of the fact that mosquitoes pose a significant health threat to both animals and humans. To protect humans from disease-causing [...]
Readers Share Their Best Barn Chore Tips.
if your employee wroe you a letter – what would it say?
There’s an African Proverb that reads “If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito”
Nothing could be more true of the “little” things that you can do‚ at your home, your barn, your business to be a part of something BIG.‚ “Green”‚ and “eco friendly”‚ [...]
Written by HorseJobs.ca and portions written by Press Release:
On April 22, we’ll celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with parades, 10K runs, organic food fairs, and a sea of “Go Green”‚¬ t-shirts. In the midst of all these eco-festivities, it’s important for those of us in the horse community to take a moment [...]