Horse management

Equine eye problems

Wait and see won’t work for a horse's corneal eye problems explains Dr Dennis Brooks

Head shaking in horses

‘Headshaking’ is one of the most distressing, frustrating syndromes from which horses can suffer – and often leaves vets, owners and riders shaking their heads!

Parasites and worming in horses

In our first article we looked at the most common and most common and troublesome parasites in horses. In this article we look at signs of parasitism, fecal egg counts and designing a deworming programme for your horse

Equine physiotherapy

In this FEI TV video Amanda Hood, equine physiotherapist, talks about the value of massage as a part of preventative treatment for equine athletes and what benefits regular massage can have for your horse

Worming horses

Establishing an effective parasite control program is probably second only to supplying the horse with clean, plentiful water and high-quality feed. It’s that important.

anti-doping programme for equestrian athletes

Changes to the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List from 1 January 2014 and an overview of the main concepts of the FEI's Clean Sport Campaign 

There have been some pretty 'cool' performances from horses across the globe this weekend so we take a look at how you can keep your horse 'cool' so he can achieve his best performance

Bitless bridle

Anita Marchesani explains why she is a strong advocate for bitless bridles

Feeding horses after injury

After dealing with an injury to a horse there comes the recovery period, when nutritional support is an important adjunct to treatment

 

Stabled horse

Simple probiotics such as yoghurt and yeast cultures, have been used in horses since the 19th century to combat stress, improve digestion, treat diarrhoea and fight harmful, pathogenic organisms

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