Foaling Season!

Foaling Season!

As foaling season approaches get ready for your new arrival with these simple tips! This is an important time of year; your mare may be coming into the last few months before she goes into labour. Preparing your field and stable/shelter is crucial before the big day....

Managing Mud Fever!

At this time of year mud fever becomes a problem for many equine owners, the term ‘mud fever’ refers to a range of skin problems caused by mud. The condition is formally known as pastern dermatitis and is triggered by a variety of bacteria that love muddy, wet...

How do horses communicate?

Understanding your horse’s body language is key to successful horse to human connection. Knowledge of how your horse communicates, will make it easier to train, care for and enjoy your four legged friend. How do horses communicate?  Unfortunately horses cannot talk...

Laminitis

With the spring in sight, one of the most common conditions during this time and the summer months is, Laminitis.  Whilst Laminitis can occur at any time of the year, it is particularly prevalent during these months. Laminitis can occur, not only from grass, or attack...
Choosing the Right Stable Yard

Choosing the Right Stable Yard

Choosing the Right Stable Yard for You and Your Horse… As most yards are run as a full or part livery, finding a DIY yard can nowadays be hard to come by. Choosing the right facilities for both you and your horse can mean needing to compromise on what you want and...

3 exercises to improve your horse’s suppleness

3 exercises to improve your horse’s suppleness If you’ve been riding for a long period of time, you’ll have almost certainly heard of the term ‘suppleness’. While this word is thrown around a lot, especially in the dressage world, suppleness is regularly...