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Feeding the Good Doer

Jul 16, 2014

Certain horses and ponies are what is known as 'good doers', these types are typically native breeds such as the Connemara, Highlands, Shetlands and New Forest ponies to name but a few. These breeds are easy keepers as they have evolved to survive in harsh conditions hence are able to 'make the most of poor quality grazing whilst constantly being on the move for better pasture. The majority of ...

Equine Respiratory Health in the Wintertime

Dec 06, 2013

During the winter time when our horse’s stabled time increases it can often lead to problems with our equine’s respiratory health resulting in problems ranging from mild coughs and runny noses to raging cases of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This can create welfare problems but in addition it is important to remember that the horse cannot succeed in, and enjoy ridden work if suffering ...

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