Posts Tagged ‘horses’

 
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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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Caring for Horses in Hot Weather

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let
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Do Horses get Hay Fever?

Monday, November 19th, 2018
During the Spring and Summer times, many people will suffer from hay fever – making their eyes itch, noses run, and generally knock the energy out of them. Although it is somewhat different, horses are able to contract
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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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Dehydration in Horses

Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Horses need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated, particularly as the days get warmer. Horses regularly consume anywhere between 20-55 litres of water a day. But this will vary depending on the weather, along wi
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Fireworks & Pets Don’t Mix

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Many people associate Australia Day, among other holidays and summer festivals, with fireworks. Fireworks are beautiful, exciting and… LOUD! If you have a dog, cat or horse then you probably have already noticed th