Archive for the ‘Horse’ Category

 

What do you Feed your Horse?

Monday, February 10th, 2020
Horses have evolved to eat a very high fibre diet, therefore this should be the main portion of their feeding. This means they require slow feeding, which is forage that takes an extended time to collect and chew over m

Horses in the Heat

Friday, January 24th, 2020
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

Showing Preparation

Monday, January 13th, 2020
Showing your horse can be an exciting time, especially if you’re regularly doing this. However, it can be equally stressful with all the preparation that goes in to getting your horse ready for the big event. Petplan h

Transporting Horses

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
Long gone are the days where horses would transport people from A to B. Nowadays, it’s more like people transporting horses from A to B. However often and necessary this has become, it hasn’t gotten any easier. Trave

Keeping your Horse Hydrated

Monday, December 9th, 2019
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

Mosquito Prevention

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Not only do they cause an irritating bite, mosquitoes are carriers of a number of diseases for both horses and humans. Prevention is always better than a cure, especially when it comes to things such as diseases and illn

Saddle Fitting

Monday, November 18th, 2019
Correct saddle fitting can make all the difference to both you and your horse when it comes to comfort and safety. An ill-fitting saddle could give your horse sores as well as make you uncomfortable as you ride. Although

Jobs within the Horse Industry

Monday, November 4th, 2019
Whether it is a career associated with riding, horse care and breeding and health care, there are many different occupations you can consider if you love horses. Here are some jobs that are related to the horse industry.

Safety Tips when Floating your Horse

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Taking your horse to and from places is a part of many owners’ lives. However, it is imperative that you follow proper safety procedures in order for safe travel for both you and your horse. There are a lot of differen

Fibre Digestion in Horses

Monday, October 7th, 2019
Horses have a one dimensional stomach which allows them to mainly feed on fibrous vegetation or plant material. This means that fibrous plants such as grasses should make up the largest portion of their diets. Their uniq