We’ve all heard the stories of crazy chestnut mares and been warned off buying one. The amount of tongue and cheek sayings we have about them demonstrates this fantastically! But… Read More »Beware, Beware a Chestnut Mare! ~ The fact behind the myth
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While owning horses isn’t a science, a huge amount of scientific research goes on behind the scenes to help us give our horses the best possible quality of life. From injury treatment, to new drugs to behaviour studies we pick out the most useful bits of Equine Science and research to share with you here.
So if you have a bit of spare time to read through some of the research or if you have a burning a question. You should be able to find some really interesting snippets of science here. Can you use this new information to make positive changes to your horse?
Horse owners generally seem to think that turning horses out in boots is either a fantastic idea, or a terrible one. I have never been a huge fan of turning… Read More »The Pros and Cons of Turning Out in Boots
For the past few years Rider Weight has been a hot topic in the equine industry. In fact I have written several posts looking at factors which affect how much… Read More »Rider Weight and Height can cause Lameness
A few weeks ago (7th Jan) BBC’s Countryfile looked at what is being done to preserve rare native breeds in the UK, looking specifically at our native horses. I finally… Read More »Countryfile ~ Rare Breeds and Stallion AI
The National Equine Health Survey runs from the 22-29th of May and it is really important for as many horse owners as possible to get involved during this time. This… Read More »Sign Up for the National Equine Health Survey