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Meet the Marsh Tacky Horse

Story and photos by Jeannette Beranger

Known for its big heart and can-do attitude, the critically endangered Marsh Tacky horse breed is hoofing its way to a comeback after near extinction.

DIY Movable Chicken Runs

By Kimberlee Bastien

Pamper your hens with two movable chicken tractor designs that will give your feathered friends access to fresh forage.

Where to Take Your Horse Camping

By George B. Hatley

Take your horse with you next time you venture out for a camping trip. Here is what to look out for when picking your destination.

Transporting Horses for Camping

By George B. Hatley

Transport your horse to your camping trip confidently with these tips for horse hauling.


Purina "Feed Greatness Challenge" 30-Day Update

Check out the most recent updates after 30 days into our experiment with the "Purina Feed Greatness Challenge."

How a 7-Year-Old Challenged Me to Take the "Feed Greatness Challenge"

Exploring Purina's Feed Greatness Challenge, assisted by a 7-year-old

From Homeless to Homestead: Adopting a Farm Dog

By Andrew Weidman

Consider a trip to your local animal shelter or rescue organization next time you’re on the lookout for a new country canine.

Trying Out a New Feed for my Chickens

Exploring new feed to increase chicken health, calcium levels, and bacteria prevention.

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