June 29, 2017

Understanding about vitamins and minerals and what they can do for the body (yours and your equine friend) is an important part of being a horse owner.  In this group of articles, we will discuss what vitamins and minerals are and what they do to the body.  

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June 29, 2017

This series is based on several concepts written by a range of scientists on health, especially equine health.  We have shortened the knowledge to help you understand possible problems and what could be the cause.  Its a start, to assist you in going in the right direc...

July 16, 2016

A review of 101 Jumping Exercises has proved to be very valuable.  It starts with about 25 exercises involving ground poles and build up in difficulty as you progress through the exercises.

The Jumping Exercises whilst you and the horse learn, are great fun.  There is d...

June 24, 2016

 How does it work?

  • Reduces inflammation which leads to less scar tissue forming

  • Reduces blood leakage into areas which lessens bruising

  • Drops the temperature which limits tissue damage

  • Used in conjunction with compression, increases the external press...

June 11, 2016

There is so much conversation about what our horses wear on their feet. You have the die hards whogo metal shoes are the best and then we have a newer wavegoing barefoot is best. Personally I have my horses inseveral camps ofthought on what they have on their feet, but...

April 21, 2016

Horses are amazing, they have many mechanisms to assist them in the harsh conditions. With the temperature starting to drop, the blood becomes slightly thicker and flows through the muscles at a lower rate.  It is important to warm them up as cold muscles are biomechan...

April 21, 2016

Separation or failure of the laminae connecting the hoof wall to the underlying structure is a serious problem.  If left unattended it can result in permanent structural changes in the hoof leading to disease, lameness and severe pain.

In worse case scenario, the coffin...