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Prepare in Advance for Muddy Legs

Sep 26, 2018

The beginning of Autumn will mean our yards and fields will start getting wet and Muddy. This means many horse owners will start dreading skin conditions  associated with Mud. Mud Fever! A common winter related condition is pastern dermatitis, mud rash or mud fever which causes painful skin irritation and infected sores that can cause swelling in the limb and even lameness! The Cause The bacter...

Equine Care over the Christmas Period

Dec 22, 2014

The festive period brings with it a time of joy and frivolity, not to mention plenty of yummy food and gift sharing! However with the indulgence and frivolity it can mean that we have less time to spend at the yard with our horses. The last thing we want to do in “the season of good-will” is to leave our horse or pony to go without, so in our latest blog Scientific Nutritional Products takes a ...

Weight Watching this Winter

Nov 21, 2014

We have all had a particularly wet and mild start to the autumn/winter season and some of our equine’s waistlines may not have taken the usual weight reduction which is typical for this time of year.  For many horse owners this can be seen as a good thing as it lessens the worries about ‘poor-doers’ struggling to maintain weight as we enter into the winter. However, for those horses and ponies...

Feeding and Supplementing the Hunter’s Diet

Nov 07, 2014

Autumn and winter can be a gloomy time for horse owners but for many it does bring with it the thrill of hunting.  Riding around the British countryside on horse-back is exhilarating but do you know how to keep your horse safe and comfortable whilst you are tackling various terrain at speed? Hunters require high energy and stamina and many people struggle during the winter keeping weight on th...

Keeping Competition Calm

Aug 15, 2014

A show or event atmosphere can often prove a stressful environment for our horses and ponies bringing them new surroundings, sights and smells and more pressure under saddle. Keeping your equine calm at competitions is not only essential for your safety but limiting stress for both you and your horse is highly beneficial for health, wellbeing and to ensure the partnership deliver the best resul...

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