Spend $250 or more, receive a FREE Body Wrap.

0

Your Cart is Empty

Simple Ways to Green Your Barn

April 23, 2018 2 min read

By Arenus Animal Health Earth Day is on its way, and over here at Team Arenus, we are thinking about ways to make our barns, homes and workplace even more environmentally friendly. If you haven't already started to “go green” in your barn, you might consider getting a head start this month. Not only is a greener barn better for the planet, but it can save you quite a bit each year on water, hay, grain and energy costs. According to Horse Journals, "Going green doesn’t have to mean spending a small fortune." In most cases, barn owners can really save money and valuable resources with a few simple adjustments. For example, a simple light dimmer installed in the barn can save quite a bit in energy costs over time. “We run our gutters to the water tank in our horse pasture so that it refills on its own when it rains or the snow melts,” says Arenus Animal Health Marketing & Sales Coordinator, Amanda Mills. This is a great way to save your water supply, especially during the spring. In addition, your animals, neighbors, and local ecology will thank you for using gentler, earth-friendly barn products. Some products contain harmful chemicals that leach into the soil and travel downward through permeable soils when it rains. Soil leaching can harm the soil quality over time, cause groundwater contamination and negatively impact local farms. Further, barn products and topicals that contain harsh chemicals can irritate your animals’ eyes and skin. Our Sore No-More Massage Shampoo, is a great, eco-friendly bathing option for horses and dogs. Remember, it's the basics of conservation – reduce, reuse, recycle - that add up to major changes that make a lasting impact. So, join us this Earth Day, and green your barn! Below are just a few of Team Arenus' favorite green tips: Tip #1 – Recycle Plastic Containers Tip #2 – Conserve Rain Water Tip #3 – Use Eco-Friendly Barn Products Over to You: Share Your Green Barn Tips with Us! It's your turn to let US know – What are your favorite earth-friendly barn tips? How do you conserve water, energy and supplies in your barn? Tag Arenus Animal Health with hashtag #RideForAGreenWorld to share your eco-friendly barn tips, tricks and hacks throughout the month of April. Be sure to follow us social media to keep up with our latest Arenus Animal Health updates. And while you're browsing, don't forget to check out our Ride For A Green World initiative. One easy step to reduce your impact is to shop our Ride For A Green World products, which allow you to refill your existing supplement bucket and SAVE MONEY! These products are already available in RFGW packaging and more are on the way:
  1. Steadfast Equine
  2. Assure Guard
  3. Eq-Well
Happy greening from Team Arenus!


Also in Blog

Have You Heard of Apitherapy?
Have You Heard of Apitherapy?

January 15, 2021 2 min read

Apitherapy is the method of using bee products for disease prevention or treatment. Honeybees produce honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, and beeswax all of which are used by people for nutrition, immune system support, treatment of a variety of ailments, skin care, and healing of open wounds. 
Equine Sacroiliac Injuries
Equine Sacroiliac Injuries

January 08, 2021 2 min read

The sacroiliac joint is a location where the horses back and pelvis meet. It transfers the action of his hind legs to his back, translating the push into forward motion.  The sacroiliac joints are stabilized by strong ligaments that join the iliac bones to the sacrum and to the backbone.
January is Walk Your Dog Month
January is Walk Your Dog Month

December 31, 2020 2 min read

Is the cold, frigid winter making it hard for you to get out and walk your dog? January is Walk Your Dog Month and what better way to kick start you and your dog’s New Year’s Resolutions by getting out in the great outdoors and getting active and healthy.