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 […]

Health Care

Your horse’s hooves and the environment

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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 […]

Grooming

Spring coat care

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As we wave a welcome goodbye to January, we hope that warmer, finer weather is just around the corner. If your horses weren’t clipped over the winter, you may find that they are already shedding their coats, which is a great sign that spring isn’t too far away! But how does the horse’s skin and […]

Health Care

Ultimate Winter Skin Protection

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Winter 2015/16 could end up being one of the wettest on record. It certainly feels like it! Not only does all this rain, wet and mud make looking after our horses more difficult and a lot less pleasurable, but it also can affect our horse’s health. Exposure to wet, muddy conditions during turn out and riding […]