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If your equine is a hard-working competition horse it is essential to assess whether they have the condition and the fuel to perform to the best of their ability. Offering a balanced diet is essential to every horse and pony’s health, but this is particularly important when the strains of competitions and regular travelling is part of your equine’s routine. It is important to remember that comp...
Spring and good weather are finally upon us bringing a combination of sunshine and rain creating lush grazing. Though quite delightful to our horses the ingestion of this rich grass is commonly associated with increasing the risk of laminitis. The word laminitis strikes fear into the heart of any horse owner as the all too common condition leads to debilitating welfare problems and acute lamen...
Are you competing in Show Jumping, Dressage or Driving this winter season? Your hard-working competition horse requires a balanced diet, which alongside providing the fuel to perform, is essential to health and well-being. A good diet blended with the combination of sufficient and correct exercise and training - should be the winning recipe for success! Every equine diet should offer ample for...
Our weather seasons have long been known to determine behaviour, metabolism and reproductive activity in many animal species, including horses. Fascinating new research from researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna has proved a theory of many horse breeders that winter foals are smaller than the spring foals, which are traditionally considered ideal. The research found tha...
Spring is just about here, and many of us are looking forward to enjoying some time off work, school or university over Easter time. For the majority of equestrians, more time off means only one thing; more time spent at the stables! Why not take the opportunity as well as riding to get grooming your horse, and get him spruced up for spring by completing those extra jobs that are always hanging...
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