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Feed fibre for plenty of chewing time to support your horse's health

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Dengie nutritionist Tracey Hammond, 27 October 2014 12:25

Your horse or pony needs plenty of chew time to keep him healthy. Dengie nutritionist Tracey Hammond, MSc (Dist), explains why.Horses were designed to eat fibre and in their natural environment would spend 16-18 hours a day eating. When horses have less turnout during the winter months, it’s really important to keep them chewing for as long as possible to support ...

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Working from the ground

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Larissa Chapman, 22 October 2014 16:43

With the winter weather setting in and time in the saddle harder to come by, we’ve enlisted the help of Intelligent Horsemanship recommended associate Rosie Jones to show you some useful problem-busting exercises from the ground. Leading through a narrow gap Here Rosie helps Sharon Beauhill conquer her horse Tressie’s phobia of gates with her narrow spaces exercise. There’s never ...

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Autumn clothing

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Allison Lowther, 23 September 2014 16:21

If you’re looking to up-date your riding wardrobe ready for autumn, feast your eyes on some of the great new clothing and gorgeous autumn colours available for this coming season with our behind the scenes look on Your Horse’s autumn clothing photoshoot. Take a look at our video below:   brightcove.createExperiences();

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Take care of your leather

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Jenny Ellis, 23 September 2014 16:10

Tack-cleaning is one of those jobs it's easy to put off when time with our horses is tight, but regular care and attention will help your leatherwork stay safe, in good condition and comfortable for you and your horse. We speak to professional groom Jenny Ellis to get her six-step guide to caring for your leather saddles, bridles, head collars ...

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Travelling your horse

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Larissa Chapman, 23 September 2014 16:00

In our video below we discover the best and most comfortable way to travel your horse with help from our guinea pig traveller, Chocolate. First up, Chocolate tried out a forwards facing mode of transport in the form of a trailer towed by a car. We rigged up our secret cameras to see how he coped with the journey. Our results ...

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Equipilates Explained

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Lindsay Wilcox-Reid, 23 September 2014 15:47

Welcome to the Your Horse Equilates Explained series. I’m Lindsay Wilcox-Reid, and I'm a dressage trainer, author and founder of the movement therapy method for riders, Equipilates™ In this series, I’m going to talk you through a range of helpful exercises aimed at improving your performance as a rider.  All these exercises are unmounted, and all focus on improving your intrinsic biomechanics – ...

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How to fit a rug correctly

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Allison Lowther, 27 August 2014 17:31

When it comes to fitting a rug, it’s important to understand how rug sizes work – the right rug in the wrong size won’t be able to do its job properly. However, rug sizes do vary and it’s important that the rug you choose for your horse fits him correctly. An ill-fitting rug will slip, rub and be uncomfortable for ...

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Hoof care tips

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Katy Islip, 27 August 2014 17:26

Keeping your horse's hooves in good condition is a year-round task but will ensure he's being supported from the ground up.  Our six top tips from expert groom Jenny Ellis take just a couple of minutes a day but will make all the difference in helping his feet stay strong and healthy. Watch our video below...   brightcove.createExperiences();

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Prevent atypical myopathy

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Katy Islip, 29 July 2014 17:08

Having trees in or around your grazing is often a bonus – they offer shade, act as a windbreak and can even double up as scratching posts, but some species carry a health risk to our horses. Caused by a toxin found in the seeds of the sycamore tree, atypical myopathy is an often-fatal muscle disease which can affect horses ...

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Protecting your horse from infectious disease

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Katy Islip, 29 July 2014 16:30

We all want to keep our horses healthy, and vaccination against four common infectious diseases would seem the obvious place to start. With horses and ponies all across the UK vulnerable to equine influenza, herpes, strangles and tetanus, it’s surprising that figures show vaccination rates may be as low as 50% for flu. To help you understand these four infectious ...

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