October already! Where did the year go? Time to get ready for the rainy season.
Whether you have one horse, or ten, the horse-keeping chores always seem to grow during bad weather. Farmers and ranchers typically use late summer and early fall to do their prep work for winter. Horse owners should take note and do the same, as fall is the ideal time to tackle winter preparedness. Plus, the timing is right to get a leg up on tasks that will make it easier to get through wintertime challenges.
Check out this great article with 17 tips to get your horse property is shape for the coming winter – Top Tips for Winter Horse Property Prep – Courtesy Elk Grove Milling and Alltech Animal Nutrition
The Rainbow Outdoor Power Equipment Department can help make those outdoor chores less daunting with just the right equipment. Whether it’s a blower to get rid of the leaves, or a chainsaw to make short work of the firewood, Rainbow has the tool for your job. Rainbow also carries a selection of good ol’ hand tools – hoes, shovels, rakes, manure forks, pruning shears, and more. There’s also tarps, ropes, tie-downs and …. We all need ‘em …. Waterproof boots in a variety of styles and sizes for everyone in the family!
Time to save big at the Rainbow Parking Lot Sale! At all Rainbow locations, on Saturday October 14. Blowout deals on tack, pet supplies, clothing and boots!
Stop by to save on stuff you need, and enter to win some fun prizes.
A couple of Ukiah events to support our hard-working local animal shelters.
The mornings are chilly. We even had some rain! Time for a new sweatshirt, rain jacket or beanie from Carhartt. Fall Carhartt clothing is arriving in the stores now. Carhartt is one of the most trusted names in outdoor apparel. Sturdy, warm and stylish, Carhartt takes you from the barn to town, school to sports game! Keep everyone in the family – from toddlers to grandmas – cozy and dry with quality Carhartt clothing for infants, kids, women and men.
Also new at Rainbow – Hydro Flask Travel Tumblers in new styles and colors!
Join in the fun at all Rainbow stores on Saturday, October 28th. It’s the Halloween Pet Costume Contest! Bring your pet in costume to save on your purchase that day, and enter the contest to be eligible for prizes, raffles and other goodies. All pets are welcome and there are prizes for large and small dogs and best “non-canine.” Yes, you can bring your ponies!
Learn about Stihl battery-powered tools, enter the raffle and grab some lunch at the Stihl Demonstration Day, Thursday October 12th at the Lakeport Rainbow Store on Argonaut Road, just south of Lakeport. See the quiet, clean power of Stihl, from 10 Am to noon.
Trivia – Enter to win a $15.00 Rainbow Coupon! All correct entries go into a random drawing.
Last month’s question was, how many trailers does Mendocino CART have loaded with technical gear? The correct answer is Two! Mendocino CART is prepared to help during any emergency. Our winner is June Richmond.
The October question is, if we have horses we all need …