Horse

Owner spotlight: It’s all about the love of the sport

Owner spotlight: It’s all about the love of the sport

The passion and pride owner Wendy Coney takes in her horses’ performance and progress is what fuels her love for eventing

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Grooming: Make the best first impression

Grooming: Make the best first impression

Presenting yourself and your horse in the best possible light wows judges and boosts your confidence too. We get expert pointers on tip-top turnout from NAF and Smart Grooming

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Find your perfect horse match

Find your perfect horse match

The right horse is crucial for a rider to achieve their dreams. Start the search in the right way and you’ll be on to a winner

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Hot topic: keep your cool at warm weather events

Hot topic: keep your cool at warm weather events

Long, hot summer days are great for fans but are a challenge for competitors. We ask the experts how riders and horses can keep their cool

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The curse of colic

The curse of colic

Colic can strike fear into any horse owner but it’s one of the most common equine ailments. Bettina Dunkel, Associate Professor in Equine Medicine Royal Veterinary College (RVC), shares her knowledge and advice on colic in horses and ponies

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How does spring grass affect horses?

How does spring grass affect horses?

What is the impact and what can we do to manage event horses through this period?

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How do horses see?

How do horses see?

Horse vision is very different to human, so we explore their sight limitations and how it affects the way they see fences during eventing

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What colours can horses see?

What colours can horses see?

How horse vision research is shaping the sport

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How to prevent disease in horses

How to prevent disease in horses

Vet Sarah Hunter shares her tips to keep your horse and yard healthy

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Look after your horse’s gut

Look after your horse’s gut

All you need to know about common gut issues

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What you need to know about horse hydration

What you need to know about horse hydration

Equine vet Katie Brickman, a specialist in sports horse lameness and poor performance, answers your questions

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Expert advice on worming horses

Expert advice on worming horses

Whatever the season, here’s everything you need to know about worming horses according to specialists from a UK-Vet Equine roundtable

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All you need to know about feed contamination

All you need to know about feed contamination

If you compete with British Eventing your horse can be drug tested at every level, so being aware of feed contamination is essential. We take a look at how we can reduce the risks

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All you need to know about physiotherapy for horses

All you need to know about physiotherapy for horses

Physiotherapist Rachel Greetham explains what animal physiotherapy is and when it can benefit your horse

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How to keep flies off horses this season

How to keep flies off horses this season

Warm weather and longer days mean summer – but also flies. Emma Farrell MRCVS and NAF highlight the signs and symptoms of fly irritation and how best to control it

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