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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…

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Achieve a cracking canter

By Jenny Richardson BHSAI A horse’s canter can often become compact and ‘choppy’ when you get into an arena. When read more…

are you all set for Autumn?

Autumn hoof care

By Lucy Nicholas After our lovely summer, many people are approaching autumn with concern about their equines’ feet. The ground read more…

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ALABAMA ROT AND LYME DISEASE: TWO RARE DOG DISEASES ON THE RISE IN THE UK

New data indicates that Alabama Rot, a serious disease affecting dogs, may be taking a foothold in the UK and read more…