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Could desensitisation help you? By Jenny Richardson BHSAI

If your horse is proving a handful, and creating dangerous situations for you due to spookiness, what can you do? read more…

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Bitting for Cross Country – By Lucy Nicholas

Selecting the correct bit is one of the most important parts of training your horse and bringing out their best read more…

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Coping With Cold Weather! Peter Fishpool offers his advice.

In the past week the weather has taken a turn towards much colder temperatures in much of the UK. It read more…

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What is the best oil to feed?

by Jane van Lennep, B.Sc., M.Sc., B.H.S.I.(S.M.Cert.) N.P.S.D., Director of Nutrition at Simple System Horse Feeds Oils have many uses: read more…

A newly deshod hoof- it has loose flaky sole due to lack of natural exfoliation. Pic by 4.2 Dawn Saunders.

The early days of transitioning from horse shoes to bare equine feet

Author of the book ‘The Barefoot Horse: An Introductory Guide to Barefoot & Booting’, Lucy Nicholas, guides us through the read more…

In novice dressage competitions there are often amateur riders competing against the more experienced.

Preparing for your novice dressage test

There are lots of dressage training clinics and indoor events going on at the moment. We advocate putting in the read more…

Are we set for a wet autumn and winter?

Managing Mud-Related Skin Conditions in Autumn

After a spectacular summer, Autumn is finally here and with it in the UK, we are expecting wetter weather. One read more…

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Peter Fishpool asks: How Does Green Lipped Mussel Benefit Joint Health?

The oil extracted from green lipped mussel is rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, a powerful health supplement. The nutrients read more…