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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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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,
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Guide to the Royal Melbourne Show

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
The Royal Melbourne Show is just around the corner and we’re bringing you everything you need to know about the All Breeds Championship Dog Show. Whether you are a veteran of the Show or a beginner, Petplan has you cov

Is Your Horse Suffering from Mud Fever?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Mud Fever (or Greasy Heel in it’s early stages) is most prevalent when conditions are wet and damp. With the rainy days of autumn and winter on the way to the bottom half of Australia it is important that you famil

Update: Hendra Virus

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Hendra virus infects dogs, and potentially cats Horse owners are vigilantly protecting their horses from the Hendra virus, but did you know that your dog can become ill from it too? Last year a dog in Queensland was put

Do I need Horse Insurance?

Thursday, September 20th, 2012
Anyone who has ever owned a horse, or been around horses, would surely agree on how expensive and high-maintenance horses can be. It is not just that horses require a lot of care and maintenance, but there are so many ty