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Keeping Dehydration at Bay

What is the best way to tell if a horse is getting the proper amount of water?  In general, there are two simple tests you can do to assess how well your horse is hydrated – the skin pinch and … Read More

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Your Horse and Water Quality

The biggest measure of water quality is total dissolved solids (TDS). TDS is comprised of inorganic salts (principally calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, bicarbonates, chlorides, and sulfates) and some small amounts of organic matter. Elevated TDS can make your water have … Read More

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Time to Assess Your Horse’s Water Source

Best management practices involve delivering fresh water to your horse. The days of horses accessing streams and ponds are dwindling for many reasons, including water quality concerns and environmental impact. “We can use the natural water sources such as streams … Read More

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2020 FEMA Funding and Utility Incentives

  Learn about FEMA Funding and energy related utility incentives available for the installation of automatic waterers in your area. Download the PDF documents below to get more information about Covid-19, FEMA funding, and utility incentives. COVID-19 FEMA_Funding Utility_Incentives   … Read More

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COVID-19 Update:
We’re With You America

Dear Valued Ritchie Industries Customers, There’s no doubt about it, we’re living in difficult, unprecedented times. Businesses are closed, streets are empty, and we have to be careful about coming into contact with our friends and family. This month has … Read More

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Back to Basics – Water 101

Whether you have one horse or a whole herd, one of the most vital nutrients in their diet is water. Most horse owners follow the general principle that if the water is safe for us to drink, then it is … Read More

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