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Training tips for your horse

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
When starting to train your horse for the first time, it is important to know and understand how horses think and react. Horses are a flight animal, therefore it is imperative that training your horse is a gradual proces
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Prevention and Control of Flies For Horses

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
Flies are a common pest when working with horses and are often irritatingly persistent. Not only are they annoying, flies can also be carriers for human and horse related diseases. Horses tend to stomp when flies land on

How Expensive is Horse Insurance?

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Horses are an extremely expensive investment, and therefore should be protected. Not only is it the general expenses that comes with buying a horse, their vet bills are quite substantially larger than most other domestic
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What to look for when buying a horse

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Buying a horse is an exciting time for all riders, and I t is pivotal that you choose the right horse for you. It’s one of the proudest moments in any horse lover’s life with each horse marking a special day in their
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Stable Entertainment

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
When the weather is dreadful, we don’t get out as often as we’d like to. How can we keep our horses mentally stimulated when we’re riding less, and they’re stabled more? Here is some advice on how to keep a horse
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Horse weight management

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
As with humans, when it comes to horses, maintaining a healthy weight is key to overall wellbeing. Being over or underweight can cause a whole range of problems from issues with your horse’s hooves to problems with the
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Horse body language

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Your horse’s body language can provide clues to his physical wellbeing. Petplan Equine look at the possible reasons behind a range of ‘bad’ behaviours. Unhappy riding If your horse resents his girth being tightened
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Mosquito prevention for horses

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Mosquito numbers in Australia have been on the rise this year, meaning these annoying pests are going to be around a lot more. Not only do they cause an irritating bite, mosquitoes can also carry a number of serious dise
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What Do You Feed Your Horse?

Thursday, November 24th, 2016
Horses have evolved to eat a very high fibre diet, therefore this should be the main portion of their feeding. This means they require slow feeding, which is forage that takes an extended time to collect and chew over ma
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Common horse health problems

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Most horses are very resilient animals, yet like all animals, they are subject to their own set of illnesses. They are susceptible to a number of common horse health problems and issues ranging from illness and disease,