Archive for the ‘Horse’ Category

 
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Winter Health Problems for Horses

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Horse safety in winter should be a number one priority; however no matter how much time you put in to protecting your horses, there are a number of potential illnesses and problems that can arise. Petplan will take a l
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Horse Care in the Winter Time

Friday, June 7th, 2019
It is officially winter season meaning it can become excruciatingly cold for us humans! This is the same for most animals during winter and horses are no exception. Petplan look at three tips on how to keep your horse he
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Seven Points to Consider when Buying a Horse

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Buying a horse is an exciting time for all riders, and it 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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A Guide to Horse Grooming

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Not only are there many benefits to grooming your horse such as assisting with their behaviour and training but it should be an activity that is enjoyable for both you and your horse. Daily grooming gives you a chance to
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Facts about Foals

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Horses are considered Foals for their first year of life. If you have a mare that’s almost due, it may be time to read Petplan’s 5 foal facts. Night Babies Foals are very often born in the night. This is thought to b
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Common Horse Breeds

Monday, March 25th, 2019
There are hundreds of different Horse breeds. However, they are all classed into four general types. These include: Hot bloods Warm bloods Cold bloods Ponies These types are categorised by the temperament of the horse, n
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First Time Horse Riding Mistakes

Monday, March 11th, 2019
Riding a Horse for the first time will be far from perfect. There are many things to learn and many mistakes you’ll make along the way. But there are some lessons that you don’t need to learn for yourself. Securing
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Hair Whorls

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Most people will be familiar with a cowlick – the part in someone’s hair that no matter what you do to it, it won’t do what it’s told and will often go against the natural flow of your hair. Horses have very simi
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Horse Vision

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
  You may think that horses see the same as us; however they don’t see the world like we do. It will forever be a mystery as to exactly what horses see, although scientists have studied the components of their eye
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Road Rules for Horses

Monday, February 11th, 2019
As a horse owner, sometimes it is a must to walk our horses on roads in order for them to get exercise or to take them to a new area. However, do you really know the road rules when it comes to riders and what you must f