Home Articles Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Winter hoof care: treading water

Hooves don’t grow as quickly over winter, but it is still important to get regular trims. The...

Winter weight

(image: istock) Winter is here, and our horses will need more feeding and care to ensure they maintain...

Equine dental health: why it matters

Taking good care of the dental health of our horses and ponies is very important: a horse...

Nutrient deficiencies in equine diets: Hygain nutrition series

Horses, like all animals, have a range of nutrient requirements to meet their daily needs. If these minimum requirements are not met, the horse...

The lowdown on arthritis

As many of us have had the misfortune to experience, horses are commonly affected by lameness. Lameness can have many causes, including hoof abscesses,...

Developing a healthy topline: Hygain Nutrition series

We all want to build the perfect topline in our horses, but first we must understand a topline is. The topline of the horse...

Alternative sources of roughage: Hygain Nutrition Series

Roughage is critical for the health and well-being of all horses, and should be the basis for any feeding program. Understanding the design, function...

Comfort eating

Winter is a time when we have to pay special attention to all stock, including our equine friends. Even the transition period between the...

Try before you buy: pre-purchase checks

Buying a horse or pony is a very exciting time. Whether it is a first lead-rein pony, a potential Grand Prix show jumper or...

Is your mare expecting this spring?

You’ve chosen the perfect stallion… your mare has successfully conceived… and now you wait for the impending birth of your foal… but have you...

STAY CONNECTED

22,762FansLike
1,237FollowersFollow
884FollowersFollow