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New horse in the herd? How to integrate it

We all know horror stories when it comes to integrating a new horse into the herd. Many have been...

Colic: What to do – and what not to do

Colic is one of the diseases most seen in the equine world, and it is never fun to stand...

Comparison: Which bedding is best and how to choose the right one?

Choose between products of bedding to your horse can be a challenge. We have tested different examples and give you our recommendations.

Study: How does your weight affect your horse?

Article after article has been written about how much weight a horse can carry. Some consistently refer to the...

This is what it looks like when horses have cancer

Skin cancer, hoof cancer, mold cancer and brain tumours. Like humans, horses can also have cancer, and these four...

Veterinarian: Why treating the symptoms is not enough

Treating the symptoms or finding the cause? Your horse cannot tell you in words if something hurts. Instead, it...

Bulbs: How to care of the shock absorbers of a horse

Have you ever thought about the function of your horse’s bulbs? The ones placed at the bottom of each...

Creating a safe haven for rescue horses in Andalusia, Spain

This story starts like so many with a 'once upon a time' and a little girl. This little girl,...

Barefoot horses: Should you shoe your horse or go unshod?

There is much debate about the pros and cons around barefoot horses. It is a subject that can elicit...

Low or high? The location of the hay net affects the horse’s back, neck and jaw

The hay net has long been a controversial topic in the equine world. It can extend the eating and...

Study: How much your horse blinks reveals its level of stress

People who are exposed to a high level of stress or pain tend to blink more. In fact, the...

Study: Why half pads underneath the saddle can be effective

Are you using a half-pad underneath the saddle when riding your horse? Reasearch indicates that this might be a good idea.

Trouble with the horse’s jaw joint can cause a number of problems

You have probably read about the horse's jaw joint before. In recent years, there has been a lot of...

Help your horse with 3 of nature’s own oils

Are you skeptical about using oil for your horse? We are not talking about the cheap cooking oil from...

9 signs to look out for: When is your horse getting old?

Do you know when your horse is old? Or getting older? It is often said that a horse can...

Veterinarian explains: Pros and cons of late and early castration

A late neutered horse will still aim for the mares in the field, and the gelding retains its "stallion...

Riders first aid: How to treat your wounds and blisters

For many riders, it is a well-known problem that from - the need for first aid - because we...

Horses and thunderstorms: Why we need to respect this phenomenon

Thunderstorms are neither man's nor the horse's best friend. When it rumbles and the sky lights up, it is...

Riding in the twilight: How well can your horse see in the dark?

At the moment the days are getting longer. And maybe the sun is still kind of up when you...

Science: How often does your horse need shoeing or trimming

How often should your horse have a visit from the farrier? An english study provide you with an answer in this article.

Veterinarian: Creating a strong and durable horse – 3 things to focus on

The horse was born to live out in the open. That´s why, it´s built to be an amazing athlete....

Dogs in the stable: How to avoid a bad experience

Many horse people love to bring their dogs in the stable. We love dogs almost as much as we...

The anatomy of road apples: How to check if the horse is healthy

The way your horse lives can have a big impact on your horse´s stool – or road apples. The...

Injuries in the field: How does the mix of mares and geldings play in?

Maybe like us, you have always been told that mares and geldings are best kept apart. Supposedly because a...
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