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 in

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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 of

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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 them

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Potentially Toxic Plants to Horses

There are many common plants which are toxic to horses and it is not always the case that your horse

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Equine Eyes – A Short Guide.

Horses can have a variety of eye issues throughout their lives, some of which are rarer than others. In this

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Feeding Horses in Winter!

Feeding horses correctly during the winter can be difficult.  Horses that live out full time will need their grazing supplemented

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Worming Horses

There are three methods used for worming horses.  These are: Interval dosing – this strategy involves giving the horse wormers

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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) which

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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 have

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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%

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