Arthritis is a serious issue for horses. It’s important to do everything you can to slow the progression of the disease and to minimise the pain that your horse experiences.
As in humans, Equine Alopecia (hair loss) is not a disease but rather a symptom of an underlying issue or condition. If you discover any signs of hair loss in your horse, it is important to seek the advice of your vet as soon as possible. A good grooming routine will enable you to identify […]
Cribbing or crib biting is a compulsive behaviour that horses can exhibit. It involves a horse grasping a solid object such as a stall door or fence rail with its incisor teeth. The horse then arches its neck, and contracts the lower neck muscles to retract the larynx. The action is accompanied by a rush […]
Coconut oil has been shown to enhance the performance of athlete’s and to offer a variety of health benefits for people. But could it also be beneficial for horses?
A horse’s natural diet features minimal fat. For instance, the majority of forage is only 2-3% fat and cereals contain a maximum of 5% fat. But fat, in the form of linseed oil, can be hugely beneficial to our equine friends.