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Help prevent laminitis with your discounted weigh tape

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Rebecca Gibson, 28 May 2010 13:37

More than 16,000 ponies and horses in the UK are chronic sufferers of laminitis, and each year a further 8,000 suffer an acute bout of laminitis for the first time. Laminitis is a painful condition that has the potential to permanently cripple a horse, but despite decades of research we still don’t know exactly what causes laminitis – we are ...

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Help prevent laminitis with your discounted weigh tape

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Rebecca Gibson, 28 May 2010 13:37

More than 16,000 ponies and horses in the UK are chronic sufferers of laminitis, and each year a further 8,000 suffer an acute bout of laminitis for the first time. Laminitis is a painful condition that has the potential to permanently cripple a horse, but despite decades of research we still don’t know exactly what causes laminitis – we are ...

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Online riding lessons

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Rebecca Gibson, 21 April 2010 17:57

The world-wide-web has given horse owners everywhere instant access to expert advice and now you can have your riding analysed online too. Following in the footsteps of online competition sites like Interdressage.com and dressageanywhere.com, an innovative new website - HorseVideoAnalysis.com - uses 21st century technology to bring top-notch training within the average riders’ reach. It’s reasonably priced and you don’t ...

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Don’t miss this gripping documentary charting the lives of three racehorses

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Rebecca Gibson, 12 March 2010 13:19

If you missed the BBC 4 documentary, aired last night, showing the lives of three race horses, don’t miss your chance to watch it on BBC i-player. (Click here to view) Filmed at Irish trainer Paul Nolan's yard in Co Wexford, Ireland, the film records the highs and lows of National Hunt horses Ardalan, Cuan na Grai and Joncol throughout ...

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Leona’s new horsey tattoo

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Rebecca Gibson, 26 February 2010 15:12

Leona Lewis certainly doesn’t need any sugar in her tea. Even her tattoos are sweet. Her latest is a shrine to her love of horses. The poetic lyric that has been inscribed along the star’s spine reads: 'Their beauty captures every eye, a gift from God for all mankind, they lend us wings so we may fly, to ride a ...

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Canter for a Cure 2010

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Rebecca Gibson, 05 February 2010 15:37

Sign up now for the 2010 Canter for a Cure sponsored ride. The 12 mile ride will take place on Sunday 16th of May at Milton Keynes Eventing Centre. Last year the event attracted 220 horse and rider combinations, and raised a whopping £16,000 for Cancer Research UK. The top ten fundraisers will each receive prizes and there will also ...

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Free worm counts throughout February and March

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Rebecca Gibson, 05 February 2010 15:27

Equine worming manufacturer Eqvalan has pledged to continue offering free egg counts to horse owners in a bid to prevent resistance developing through over-worming. This is a continuation of the company’s SMART campaign launched last year. “SMART worming is designed to encourage owners to Simply Monitor, Assess Risk and, if necessary, Treat with the most appropriate wormer, “Eqvalan product manager ...

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Is dressage an elitist sport?

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Rebecca Gibson, 29 January 2010 17:17

Times are changing and so are the horses we see competing on the dressage circuit. Increasingly, big warmbloods seem to be the order of the day. These flashy movers can be seen throughout the levels, usually swiping the top spots. Bred for their extravagance, such horses don’t come cheap and so in issue 331 of Your Horse Magazine, we investigate ...

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Buy equine art and help raise money for Haiti survivors

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Rebecca Gibson, 22 January 2010 14:20

Twenty of the country’s top equestrian photographers are joining forces to raise money for the Haiti Earthquake Appeal. Each photographer has chosen their favourite image to be auctioned off. The online auction will take place on January 28th and all the money raised will go directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee. This is a rare opportunity for horse and art ...

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Atcom hoof-care available in the UK

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Rebecca Gibson, 15 January 2010 16:04

Many horses suffer from hoof problems. Their hooves are either too dry or too soft, have cracks or gaps, are slow in growth, are too low in the heels or are prone to thrush, white line disease or hoof abscesses. The cause of these problems is often a lack of the appropriate nutrients in the diet. To combat this problem ...

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The man who reads horses reveals all

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Rebecca Gibson, 15 October 2009 16:18

World famous natural horseman Monty Roberts has revealed that it was the violence he suffered at the hands of his father as a child, that inspired him to develop a new method of training horses that avoided the use of fear or violence. This and many more exclusive revelations come in the latest issue of Your Horse magazine, where he ...

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