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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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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
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Equine Health in Spring

Monday, November 12th, 2018
As the weather changes, so does the body and the way it deals with the environment around us. This is the same for all animals, especially when it comes to spring and the weather starts to warm up. Petplan will take you
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How Do Horses Sleep?

Monday, August 20th, 2018
Give me a big bed full of cushions and blankets, a dark room and no noise and I’ll sleep like a baby. But we can’t say the same for horses. That’s far from what they want. A horse’s wild nature means that they s
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Dealing with Head Shy Horses

Sunday, August 5th, 2018
Head shyness in a horse is a common issue that can be debilitating to everyday tasks. Saddling up and grooming your horse can become time consuming, if not impossible. However, head shyness is an issue which can be resol
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Transporting Your Horse

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Long gone are the days where horses would transport people from A to B. Nowadays, it’s more like people transporting horses from A to B. However often and necessary this has become, it hasn’t gotten any easier. Trave