Tag: horse health

Summer horse care: The heat is on

Summer horse care: The heat is on

We spoke with a variety of experts about how to ensure your horse is performing at its best through the summer

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Horse supplements: It pays to be proactive

Horse supplements: It pays to be proactive

When it comes to starting the season, you want your horse in the best possible shape. We caught up with Kate Hore RNutr (Animal) R.Anim.Technol (Cert), Head Nutritionist at NAF, about the essential supplements you may want to consider

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The art of horse nutrition

The art of horse nutrition

Understanding what a balanced diet for your horse looks like can be a challenge. Katie Williams, Technical Manager at Dengie, advises

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Spot, treat and prevent winter horse ailments

Spot, treat and prevent winter horse ailments

The colder months can present a challenge, so we talked to equine vet Jane Nixon MA Vet MB BSc MRCVS about the most common winter ailments

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Winter riding: Get your schedule right

Winter riding: Get your schedule right

Remind yourself of your goals to determine what you do with your horse in the off-season, advises equine vet Peter Milligan

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Top tips for horse feeding in winter

Top tips for horse feeding in winter

Katie Williams, Technical Manager at Dengie, guides us through the challenges of getting diet correct for the coldest season

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Winter horse management: stabling or turnout?

Winter horse management: stabling or turnout?

Choosing the best winter management for your horse? Here’s equine vet Jane Nixon’s summary of the pros and cons of both

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Technology: The future is here

Technology: The future is here

Gaining the edge could be made easier, thanks to the latest technologies to boost equine wellbeing and hone performance

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How to spot worms and get treated

How to spot worms and get treated

Worms are a threat to your horse’s health, so deworming is an essential part of your horse-care routine. Westgate Laboratories’ Claire Shand reveals the signs, treatment and tests available

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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 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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