Horse Care - Fitness and Rehabilitation

KNOW THE SIGNS OF A HEALTHY HORSE

A horse's health lies in his owner's hands - but if the owner isn't sure what is normal for a horse, how can they know whether their horse is well or in the early stages of a problem? Just getting to…

HELPING THE LAMINITIC HORSE

HELPING THE LAMINITIC HORSE  - Find out how complementary therapy and remedial farriery can help                  Laminitis is an extremely painful and debilitating condition, and is highly traumatic for the equine. It requires…

ANIMAL CRUELTY HAS TO STOP!.

Animal cruelty has to stop.There are two types of cruelty. Deliberate cruelty and cruelty through neglect. The majority of cruelty cases are largely due to neglect according to Redwings, which only goes to show the extent of work still to…

FIND OUT HOW COLD SALT WATER HYDROTHERAPY CAN HELP YOUR HORSE

Emma Hawthorne - Proprietor and Treatment Manager at Flawborough Equine Rehabilitation Centre - explains that for centuries sea water has been used in the treatment of inflammation and injury in both humans and animals and horses are no exception.    …

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR HORSE IS FIT?

If someone tells you that their horse is fit - How do they know and what does it really mean? To start with, you need to know what activity it is that the horse is fit for. Being fit for a…

WHAT IS YOUR HORSES BODY REALLY TELLING YOU

Head and stanceIt's easy to get into a routine with horses - and before you know it, you've caught him, picked out feet, fed him and put him to bed. Being efficient is great BUT you need to always observe…

TREATING BACK PAIN IN YOUR HORSE - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments

Back pain in the equine is extremely common.At Flawborough Equine they successfully treat many cases each year. A sore back is not only debilitating but it can also lead to reduced performance. There are many causes of back pain including…

TRAINING YOUR HORSE FOR 0PTIMUM SHAPE AND CONDITION

Understanding how your horse moves and supports itself is a skill that develops over time and as a horse owner, I feel it is important to develop the eye to watch and understand your horse’s movement.I remember once hearing from…
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