More of our horses and ponies are living longer nowadays due to better health care and owners who are happy to keep retirees1. With older age, however, come health challenges that need…9 January 2021
Top Tips to Stay Warm When Hacking
Winter may be cold, wet, and windy at times, but it is also a great opportunity to make the most of hacking, providing your keep yourself warm and comfortable. Here are some…9 January 2021
Skin and Coat Health
The skin and haircoat The skin is the largest organ in the body and its main roles are as a protective barrier, in keeping the body at a set temperature (thermoregulation) and…9 January 2021
Helping Horses Cope in the Heat
To help your horse cope in this lovely long heatwave, read on. It’s a heatwave! Horses cope better than us in the heat mostly due to their supreme ability to sweat and…9 January 2021
It is traditionally known that a healthy digestive tract is fundamental to optimal health in man and beast, and science is now helping us to understand why. The digestive tract is not…9 January 2021
Water facts and drinking tips
Good hydration is as important to good health as balanced nutrition. Here’s a few watering tips and facts: 💧 Change stabled horses’ water daily, because water absorbs harmful gases from soiled bedding…8 January 2021
What’s the difference between hay and haylage and which is more suitable for your horse?
HAY can be made from permanent meadows (of mixed grass species) or from sewn ‘leys’ of single or mixed species. A ley can be sown for just one year in an arable…8 January 2021
Does your horse really need to wear a rug?
With winter temperatures fluctuating, you might now be looking to dig out a thicker rug again or give your horse an extra layer. But is it really the best thing to do?…8 January 2021
How clean is your feed room?
I couldn’t resist taking a photo of our feed room, the floor is cleaner than my kitchen floor! (and my kitchen is pretty clean!) Why is it important to keep a feed…8 January 2021
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