Friday, March 22, 2019

Health

biosecurity in barns

Biosecurity: designing the protected equestrian facility

Preventing the spread of disease is a constant concern among equestrians, especially at busy barns where horses are always coming and going. Here are...
acupressure for horses

Acupressure to the rescue!

Acupressure can be a lifesaver for your horse in emergency situations such as colic, shock and/or injury. Any horse on earth can get hurt,...
hoof cleaning

Hoof cleaning basics

Hoof cleaning is one of the first things you learn as a rider, but many people neglect it after a while. Get back to...
horse's splint bone

Your horse’s splint bone

His splint bone may be small and apparently without function, but without proper support it can lead to painful and frustrating injuries in your...
Tellington TTouch for performance horses

How Tellington TTouch ® supports performance horses

Find out why equine athletes can benefit from Tellington TTouch ® techniques and exercises. Human athletes use every tool and resource at their disposal to improve...
Cushing's Syndrome (PPID) in horses

Cushing’s Syndrome (PPID) in horses – an update – part 2

As the number of horses with Cushing’s (PPID) continues to rise, we need to keep building on our understanding of the disease, as well...
SCENAR

SCENAR therapy

As an emerging new therapy for equines, SCENAR may offer natural pain relief benefits for your horse. Originally developed in Russia as a treatment option...
hydration

Proper hydration for equestrians

You understand the importance of proper hydration for your horse, so you always make sure he gets the right amount of water and electrolytes...

Why peripheral loading in the hoof is bad for your horse

Shoeing and some trimming methods force a horse to bear all his weight on the hoof walls. This causes peripheral loading, along with negative...

Nutritional analysis of pastures

If you’re moving your horse to a different facility, or purchasing a place of your own, you need to make sure his new pasture...