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Caring for hoof boots for barefoot horses

By Lucy Nicholas I recently wrote an article on this website that was an introduction to barefoot hoof care. In read more…

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Working with the babies! with Shellie Beattie

In part 1 of Shellie’s feature on working with young horses she explains how she uses play to engage her read more…

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Can you see a stride?

By riding instructor Jenny Richardson BHSAI Seeing a stride to a fence involves knowing the point from which your horse read more…

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Herbs for Health!

By Dr Keith Foster of Fine Fettle Feed As natural herbivores, it is innate to the horse to seek out read more…

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Barefoot hoofcare – an introduction

In the first of a series, Lucy Nicholas of retailer www.thesaddleryshop.co.uk, explains the benefits of barefoot hoof care. I love read more…

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Returning your Horse to Pasture

Peter Fishpool of www.horsesupplementsdirect.co.uk offers his advice… Spring has finally sprung and after a long, wet winter it is tempting read more…

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Avoiding equine gastric issues

Our equine friends are notorious for their sensitive digestive systems, with many horses and ponies prone to digestive problems such read more…

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10 Interesting Facts about the Equine Digestive System

The equine digestive system is a complicated structure, for such a large animal it is incredibly sensitive. The horse evolved read more…