All posts by Todd Johnson

Q&A – Hot Weather Riding

By | General, Horse Health, Horses, Natural Horse Care, Q&A, Q&A | No Comments
I have a question!
How long can I ride or should I ride my horse on a hot/humid day? What are the signs I should look for?

Z.W. – VA

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With the Washington Metro area just closing the books on the hottest month ever recorded, what is and isn’t safe for us and our horses has been a serious topic.

Running a boarding stable for the past 13 years, one curiosity I’ve noticed pretty consistently is the number of calls from concerned boarders we receive about their horses’ health and comfort in the winter, but the lack of calls even when we are posting heat indices of 120 or more.

It was explained to me by our vet many years ago like this.

Question Section – We Want Your Questions

By | Equipment/Tools, Farm Care/Maintenance, Finesse, Freestyle, General, Horse Health, Horsenality/Personality, Liberty, Natural Hoof Care, Natural Horse Care, On Line, Problem Horses, Q&A, The Seven Games - One Language, Trailer/Travel Safety | No Comments

Hi Everyone – Over the years I’ve received hundreds of excellent questions from horse owners all over the country and have done my best to answer them as thoroughly as I could.

Whisper in The Wind

By | Freestyle, General, Horsenality/Personality, On Line, The Seven Games - One Language | 4 Comments

Hi Everyone – Todd Johnson here from The JBIT Ranch, LLC here to share with you a natural horsemanship concept I like to call – The Whisper in The Wind.

Have you ever been out with your horse and all sorts of commotions are going on in the area, but he spooks at a bird or a squirrel or the neighbor’s kid coming around the corner of the barn?