Sweet Itch – A Summer Problem.
It’s that time of year again, the weather is starting to warm up and the flies are coming out inRead more
Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) – What is it and What can be done?
Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) is a syndrome of horses who are often overweight or obese (either in certain regions ofRead more
Equine – First Aid for Cuts/Wounds
A little knowledge of first aid can be critically important in managing your horse in an emergency and keeping themRead more
Potentially Toxic Plants to Horses
There are many common plants which are toxic to horses and it is not always the case that your horseRead more
Equine Eyes – A Short Guide.
Horses can have a variety of eye issues throughout their lives, some of which are rarer than others. In thisRead more
Feeding Horses in Winter!
Feeding horses correctly during the winter can be difficult. Horses that live out full time will need their grazing supplementedRead more
There are three methods used for worming horses. These are: Interval dosing – this strategy involves giving the horse wormersRead more
What is Colic? What to do?
Despite inducing fear in many horse-owners, colic is not a disease, but a symptom (think belly ache in humans) whichRead more
Emergency Planning – do you have a yard plan?
Hopefully you would never need to use one but if an emergency occurs it pays to be prepared and haveRead more
Sarcoids – What are they and why do we need to know about them?
Sarcoids are a form of skin cancer common to all equine animals, including horses, mules and donkeys, with roughly 5%Read more