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Feeding for weight gain: Hygain Nutrition series

How to feed horses for weight gain is a commonly-asked question. Some horses do not maintain their bodyweight easily and it can be a...

Under attack: how herbs can help the horse’s immune system

The immune system plays such an important role in animal health that it should be considered in regard to most conditions, other than acute...

Defence forces: the horse’s immune system

The immune system is one of the most important of the body’s many and complex systems. It works unseen but is vital to the...

Jock sits sixth at Pau

Jock Paget is the best of the New Zealand riders after the completion of dressage at the Etoiles de Pau CCI4*, sitting sixth on Clifton Signature...

Great expectations: a guide to foal birth

It is that exciting time of year again when our foals are about to be born. You may be hoping for the birth of...

The joys of spring

It’s that awkward time of year again – some lovely warm days followed by cold nights and then days of unsettled temperatures and drizzle. Horse...

Nature’s first-aid kit

Having a working knowledge of herbal medicine is very empowering, and as your experience and confidence grows, you will find your vet bills reducing…...

Forage in your horse’s diet – Hygain Nutrition series

Forage, such as hay and pasture, is critical for your horse’s health and wellbeing. Understanding how the horse’s digestive system is designed to function...

Great nutrition, great condition

As winter is now upon us, it’s time to make sure you can do the best for your horses to ensure they stay in...

The good news on garlic

The use of garlic is widespread among horse owners, and its medicinal use in humans has been documented as far back as Ancient Egypt for...

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