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    ArticleHow to - Care29-07-2019
    Dealing with the summer heat. by Rachael Skinner, Eventful Evennting It is becoming more frequent that we are having heatwaves within the UK and managing our horses is key. We do not want to over heat or dehydrate them. There are many factors to think of and possibly change such as riding workload, turnout/ stabled schedule.  There are many discussions about whether you sh...

    ArticleHow to - Care23-01-2019
    Deciding whether or not to clip your horse will depend on what you are planning to do with your horse during the winter months. If you have a youngster or an older horse that is unlikely to be worked during this time, then leave him with his natural coat. Generally speaking, horses that are not in work do not require clipping. If you have a horse that is terrified of clippers and is dangero...

    ArticleHow to - Care26-09-2017
    Horsemart reader and blogger Lucy Saxelby talks us through some of the tell tale signs of when a mare is getting ready to foal. *Warning* some of the descriptions in this article are quite graphic – this is nature after all!   So you have bitten the bullet and after weeks, months or years of deliberating, you have finally put your beloved mare into foal, probably to a stallio...

    ArticleHow to - Care18-09-2017
      Horses are one of the most popular pets in the world and it is very clear to see when an owner loves their horse, through the affection that they give them. In reverse however, it may not always be obvious what your horse really thinks of you, or if they are showing you any affection at all. What are the main pointers to look out for that indicate your horse is showing yo...

    ArticleHow to - Care13-01-2017
      Skin. We all have it, and chances are most of us take it for granted, but the skin is the largest organ on yours and your horse’s body. Its importance to your overall health is huge, and your horse is certainly no different. Keeping skin in top condition isn’t just down to good grooming, it can be achieved by feeding the correct nutrients, vitamins and mi...

    ArticleHow to - Care11-10-2015
    Lameness in horses is something that is relatively easy to spot and can end up becoming quite a serious issue if it is not looked after properly. You can usually tell if your horse is lame, by watching its gait. A lame horse will usually develop a limp, which is often recognisable by the bobbing of its head whilst it walks.    One way in which you can examine your horse to see...

    ArticleHow to - Care28-05-2008
    Sweet Itch is the common name for Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis and is an allergic reaction to the saliva of biting midges, sand flies and a type of black fly.   It is a problem that affects thousands of horses, ponies and donkeys throughout the world and is not discerning of breed or size although more typically it is a condition that affects adults. ...

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