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...
Getting your Horse Fit for the Season Ahead

Getting your Horse Fit for the Season Ahead

Getting your Horse Fit for the Season Ahead  Summer is fast approaching and if the constant rain that’s been dumped onto the UK this winter has turned the tables on your pre-season fitness regime, you might be in need of a little help.   Exercising your horse when the...