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Tending to Your Winter Paddocks

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Winter, The word itself for most people put images of toasty open fires and hot chocolate watching your favourite Christmas movies. However for the equine enthusiast it brings images of muddy fields, frozen troughs and defrosting water pipes. The goal for the most part is trying to keep your turnout area as mud and ice […]

Health Care

Stable Bound Horses

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Has the rain and mud resulted in your horse being stable-bound? It is a very frustrating time for both horse and human alike. It may be true that bored horses are at a higher risk of developing stable vices, but most settle to restricted turnout if their field pals are also stabled, and they’ve got […]

Health Care

Tackling Mud Fever head on

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mud-fever

Mud fever is not a single disease, but can be seen in different forms. It occurs especially in warm, wet weather and is associated with a number of causes. It is certainly not limited to horses that are paddling knee deep in mud! Mud fever can range from a mild skin irritation to very painful […]

Grooming

Making light work of clipping

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Clipping

Love it or hate it, winter inevitably means clipping your horse. This can be an arduous task but is worth doing right as there are few things smarter than a beautiful, freshly clipped horse. We’ve pulled together some of our ‘Top Tips’ for tip top clipping! The best time to start preparing for clipping is […]

Health Care

Your horse’s hooves and the environment

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environment

Following on from our previous blog posts No Hoof, No Horse and Hoof Health – make it a priority and reap the benefits, here we explore hoof health still further. Horse care experts Carr & Day & Martin give us some insights into the effects that the environment has on our horse’s hooves. But firstly… […]

Health Care

No Hoof, No Horse

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Total-approach

The old adage – no hoof, no horse – is well known by horse owners and carers around the world. From quarter cracks, to thrush, to abscesses to lost shoes… our horses really do their best to keep us and our farriers on our toes! We’ve teamed up with horse health experts – Carr & Day […]

Competitions

WIN €100 worth of NutriScience products!

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NutriScience

We’ve teamed up with our good friends at NutriScience to offer you the chance to win €100 worth of supplements from the NutriScience range. One lucky winner will claim this mega prize and all you have to do is correctly guess which nation will win the Aga Khan trophy at this year’s Dublin Horse Show. […]