Horse Care - In The Stable

CARING FOR THE OLDER HORSE

Keeping the old ones happy.Looking after and caring for the older horseMore and more horses are competing late into their teens and even in their twenties, this is due to more awareness of the natural biological changes being recognised and treated…

THE SIGNS OF AGEING - KEEPING THE OLDER HORSE HEALTHY

When you're enjoying your horse it's easy to miss the fact that he's getting older. Although ageing is a very individual matter, as it is in people, there are some things that you can look out for. Your horse won't…

WINTER HEALTH CHECKS FOR THE YARD AND STABLE

YOUR TOP 10 WINTER CHECK LIST - KEEP YOUR HORSE SAFE!Make sure your horse is safe and secure this winter in both the yard and stable, you will be amazed how much wear and tear or damage can be done…

TIPS ON KEEPING A STABLED HORSE IN WINTER HAPPY

If your horse's turnout is reduced throughout winter how can you ensure he stays happy, despite longer hours in the stable? If you're in a livery yard get together with other owners you can trust, see if it is possible…

BANDAGING - Do's and Don't s of wrapping

BANDAGING THE HORSE  -  All Wrapped Up   The art of bandaging is a much underestimated skill which if done incorrectly and carelessly can produce added problems and swellings to the one which you are trying to help....your horse Bandaging…

HORSE BEDDING - CHOOSE THE BEST PRODUCT FOR YOUR HORSE!

The horse owners guide to alternative bedding choicesWith an ever increasing number of horse bedding options it is vitally important that you decide which product is best for your horse - Have you ever wondered about trying something new?   We…

FIRE! Are you prepared?

You may have seen reports in the press recently about horses being lost in fires. The thought of losing a horse this way is horrific - but it is essential that you look at your stabling arrangements and work out…

Mucking out

Tips to help you survive the winter and stay sane! It helps if you can get into a mucking out routine that suits your horse's stable manners. For instance, if your horse tends to urinate in just one place, it's…
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