Entries by BFYB

Finding and removing ticks on your horse.

Horse ticks and parasites that you should watch out for include ticks, lice, worms and bots. The main ticks are the Australian cattle ticks, New Zealand cattle ticks and paralysis ticks. Cattle ticks are most commonly found in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, Northern Territory and the warmer parts of New Zealand. Paralysis ticks […]

Winter Horse Rugs – Does Your Horse Need It?

Winter Horse Rugs – Are They Needed? It’s time to pull out your winter horse rugs! Or is it? Winter has started to poke its head up here in the south-east corner of QLD! While we rarely see the types of freezing temperatures as our friends in south-west QLD, NSW & Victoria do, there are […]

Equine Vital Signs – What Are They?

Equine Vital Signs – What Are They? Equine vital signs include temperature, pulse, and respiration. Every person who owns horses should know how to do this quickly and correctly. Knowing how to read a horse’s vital signs properly can be very helpful in an emergency situation, and is a major part of equine first aid. […]

5 Riding Trails in SE QLD To Check Out

5 Riding Trails in SE QLD To Check Out We all have our own special local riding trails that we frequent when out trail riding. While handy, occasionally you might want to try somewhere different for your horse and yourself. Today’s blog post is 5 places around South East QLD that have trails for horse […]

Horse Rug Sizes For Big & Small

Horse Rug Sizes For Big & Small Horse rug sizes for cows?! Check out this super-cute little fella!!! This little buffalo calf is snug and warm in his mini-sized Bang For Your Buck Horse Rug! As you can see, our quality horse rugs come small enough for the littlest foal (or calf!) to the biggest […]

Winter Horse Rugs

Winter Horse Rugs Time to pull out and dust off the winter horse rugs! After a blistering hot summer, you can definitely start to feel a chill in the air in the morning. Even though our horses have their own insulation against the cold, now is definitely a good time to think about winter horse […]

The ANZAC Horses

The ANZAC Horses Image courtesy of the State Library of QLD ANZAC Day is on Thursday, where hundreds of thousands of people will turn out and commemorate all the men and women who served in the first World War.  We would also like to take a minute to recognise the brave horses who carried the […]

Merino Horse Rugs On Sale Now!

Merino Horse Rugs On Sale Now! At Bang For Your Buck Horse Rugs, we pride ourselves on making the best quality horse rugs at the best possible price. One type of rug we have going on sale now, is our super high quality Merino Combo Horse Rugs. These are superior quality, with no cheap filler. […]

Weight Scoring Your Horse

Weight Scoring Your Horse Maintaining a good weight on your horse can be a complicated matter. Some horses gain weight at the sniff of a blade of grass. Others need a wide variety of different feeds to keep them in good condition. Factors like paddock condition, exercise, breed and medical conditions can all affect your […]