March 31, 2018

This has been one of the wettest winters on record, and there have been consequences for horses and their owners across the country. With almost constant access to these wet conditions, cases of ‘mud fever’ have been especially high across the UK.

What is 'Mud Fever' an...

March 26, 2018

People always want something for nothing. I guess its human nature, but being a self employed horse trainer, I come across this a lot when it involves people putting their hands in their pockets and paying for something. I know other horse trainers have the same issues...

March 21, 2018

Horsey humans seem to have this obsession with wrapping their horses' legs in ‘fluffy stuff’?! Whether its fleece materials, sheepskin (real or faux) or some expensive types of wool, there seems to be an abundance of equine wear available with various types of ‘fluff’...

March 13, 2018

We all know that horses' legs can get injured from 'trauma' when being exercised (such as hitting a jump, or brushing one leg against the other) but have you ever considered that horses' legs are also being damaged by overheating as a result of wearing unbreathable boo...

March 12, 2018

We've all heard the saying 'No Hoof, No Horse' and this constant wet weather has affected Lulas hooves. She has been barefoot since October, and until January, she had coped well with being hacked out on the roads a few times a week. But constantly having wet hooves (t...

March 12, 2018

Worming is an important part of horse health management, and it is a necessary task for horse owners to carry out, but the practice of administering the tube can be a challenge?! The sight of this little syringe can often fill horses and humans with fear...sometimes re...

March 12, 2018

Thankfully, the days of routinely worming horses with the same product every 6-8 weeks is long gone. As highlighted in human medicine, some medications are losing their effectiveness because of overuse of the same drugs, leading to resistance. The same situation is occ...

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