Storing Your Horse Feed


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If you are lucky enough to have the room to store it, buying hay, horse supplements and feed in bulk could save you money. However, storing horse feed over a long period of time could result in spoilage and this will negate any savings that you have made. So how should you store feed and […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Sheep That Thinks it’s a Horse


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A day spent horse riding in the Julian Alps of Slovenia featured a surprising twist in the shape of a sheep with an identity crisis! I had booked a day’s riding in the mountains and it was my birthday. My guide, Matej, took me to the paddock to collect our mounts and some supplies such as […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

How to Care for a Pregnant Mare


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As with people, mares are individuals and their pregnancies will be unique to them. It will be necessary to tailor their care to their individual needs and circumstances. Here are some of the issues that you need to think about and attend to, so that your mare has a good pregnancy and when the foal arrives […]

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Discovering The White Horses


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Riders of a certain age will doubtless remember the classic children’s TV series The White Horses. Its theme music certainly lives long in the memory. The series was first broadcast in the 1960’s but was still doing the rounds years later. As a little girl who was taking my first riding lessons, The White Horses […]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Spillers Horse Feed – The First Prepared Feed


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It is impossible to know the precise date when horses first became domesticated. The latest archaeological discoveries suggest that it could have been as early as 3500BC. Mankind’s relationship with the horse has certainly been a long one. We have been breeding horses to transport us, to carry us into battle, to pull agricultural equipment […]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016