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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
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Heat Stress in Horses

Monday, December 17th, 2018
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag
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Mosquito Prevention for Horses

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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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How can horses help people?

Monday, December 10th, 2018
When thinking of horses helping humans, we tend to get side tracked thinking about farm work, horse and cart or even horse related sports. However, there are numerous health and wellbeing benefits that humans can gain fr
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What do you Feed your Horse?

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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