Category Horse Care

Mane and Tail

The Mane There is a huge variation in the types of mane horses have, and the way you look after your horse’s mane will depend partly on whether it’s long, short, thick – or if it has a mane at…

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17 Top Spring Horsecare Tips

In the winter your horse will have needed thick turn-out rugs for the field – get these washed now if you can and store them for next winter. Many livery yards and equestrian centers offer rug washing services. The weather…

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Grooming Your Horse

Grooming promotes circulation and can help build muscle tone. While removing dead hair and skin helps to prevent disease, especially from parasites, and carried out regularly alerts you at an early stage to disease and injury. It’s also good for…

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7 Musts For Every Livery Yard

So what are the essentials that every livery yard has to have? They’re not all the same – some provide a much better service than others, and after all, it’s your money they’re taking every month. When you start looking…

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The Livery Yard

If you have a horse, you’re going to need a livery, unless you’ve got a field and a stable of your own, of course, and few of us have. Livery yards come in slightly different forms, and it’s best to…

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Laminitis

Laminitis is one of the most common causes of lameness and disability in horses and ponies, which is why you need to pay careful attention to keep your horse clear of it. It tends to affect some horses more than…

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