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Hoolia eating out of bucket 07 Fuel to win

The equine feed market is huge, making the decision of what to feed your horse for optimum performan...

Garden of Remembrance From Hamsters to Horses – Celebrating 25 years of afterlife care

In the words of the Victorian novelist George Eliot, “Animals are such agreeable friends ̵...

Exposing horses to multiple variable surfaces is important Showjumping Injuries

To follow on from our showjumping special, Sue Dyson, Head of Clinical Orthopaedics at the Animal He...

The horse has eyes set high up on the side of his head Horse Sense

The horse has five main senses, which are those of seeing, hearing, tasting, touching and smelling a...

Turmeric is a relatively new supplement Choosing and Using Supplements

Some people choose to supplement their horse to assist with health and wellbeing in a natural way, f...

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An increasing number of leisure riders are now feeding balancers
Equine Therapy: Maximise your horse’s potential | Interviews

Just as athletes seek treatment after an injury, horses can benefit from regular therapy sessions to keep on top of any aches and pains. EQ...

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Any horse, whatever the weather, can benefit from receiving an electrolyte supplement
Beat the Heat | Vets & Healthcare

Going out for rides on long summer days are one of the best things about owning a horse, but getting bothered by flies, sunburn and...

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Summer fun in the field can sometimes lead to injuries
Laminitis | Vets & Healthcare

Laminitis is a very serious and debilitating condition, so every effort should be made to protect your horse from suffering. The condition can occur in...

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Cutting out hard feeds can be tempting, but you must make sure your horse is still receiving all necessary vitamins and minerals
Summer Feeding | Vets & Healthcare

With some horses needing restrictive diets and others requiring extra calories, feeding throughout the summer can be tricky but once you have an effective plan,...

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Graham Duncanson and Emma Milne
Tour de Force – Septuagenarian vet cycles from Norfolk to Cape Town | Interviews

Retired vet Graham Duncanson is celebrating 50 years in the profession by cycling over 8,000km from the UK to South Africa to raise money for...

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