Tag: Horse Health

Horse Farm Buying: A Beginner’s Guide

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/pmp6bxADEnk Horses are magnificent creatures, beloved by people all around the world. They symbolize determination and freedom. Depending upon the extent of interest, people can utilize horses for various purposes. Some own horses as pets, and many use them for riding or racing. If you’re a horse owner, you must be familiar with the […]

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Do Horses Get Diabetes?

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/animal-leaves-autumn-brown-33262/ People often believe that animals can’t get diabetes. However, animals face increased blood sugar the same way we do, but the names of the diseases differ. In horses, it’s called Equine Metabolic Syndrome.The leading player in all such cases is insulin, whose presence allows tissues to uptake glucose. Insulin resistance in the case […]

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Tips On Caring For Your Horse During Winter

No matter what time of year, it’s important to check your horse regularly and measure their health consistently. If they become unwell or need some treatments, it’s best to find this out sooner rather than later. Not all signs of your horse being ill are obvious, so make sure you know exactly what you need […]

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Horse Hydration 101 – We Answer Frequently Asked Questions

Water is a necessity for survival as it is involved in thermoregulation, nutrition, and digestion. Therefore, all living organisms need access to safe drinking water. Since horses aren’t common pets, horse owners are often intrigued or uncertain about the drinking needs of their equine friends. Below, we answer some of the frequently asked questions about […]

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The Dietary Requirements of a Group 1 Racehorse

To be a part of a Group 1 race, the jockeys, and their horses must be the best-of-the-best. Group 1 race entitles a flat race, but one where both the fame and payout is the highest. It is likely when you hear of a group 1 race, you think of the King’s Stand Stakes hosted […]

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5 Most Common Horse Health Problems

The seven most common horse health problems include colic, laminitis, arthritis, skin infections, and insect-borne viruses. Can these end your horse’s happy days? Otherwise, you can help. Learn more about these common horse health problems and you can overcome your horse from impending doom.  When death stares your horse right in the face, stare from […]

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Competing For Beginners: Preparing For A Competition & After-Care

At home, a horse is familiar with their surroundings, whether this is an outdoor arena or an indoor school. However, the atmosphere at shows, competitions and events are unfamiliar and this can cause horses to become spooky, distracted and over-excitable – even those that are normally placid. There are a number of things you can […]

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Reasons Why You Need to Groom Your Horse

Animal lovers would love the idea of owning a horse. Like any other pet, a horse can be quite a friend and companion. However, all people want to do is ride the horse. No one has time to groom him. Given that a horse is typically a bigger pet as compared to other animals like […]

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Fear The Fungi

Fear The Fungi Recently published 3-year study cites steamed hay as critical to preventing IAD, a stealth equine ailment that affects over 80% of horses.     by Kim F Miller Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects huge numbers of horses and often goes undetected while impacting their performance. A three-year research project published by The Journal […]

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British Horseracing Authority Concerned About Gene Doping

While most of us have not even heard about gene doping, it seems the BHA are so concerned they are prepared to give one million pounds to an international group that are monitoring the activity and planning countermeasures should the threat become a reality. It seems that horse racing is the most natural target because […]

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Six Best Practices to Keep Your Horse Healthy

Horses are jolly good creatures Generally, a horse owner shares an intimate bond with the horse. Owners spend a lot of time and energy in order to provide the horses with the best resources on offer. Horses deserve all the care because they are loyal companions. Also, they are graceful, intelligent, and beautiful. Back in […]

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Horse races to be dope tested in U.K.

The integrity of horse racing will be challenged as the announcement that doping tests will be used at all major races in the United Kingdom. Horse racing officials hope to improve the integrity and honesty of the sport by adding the measure. According to the British Horse racing Authority, the policy, which began on September […]

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Why feed Flax?

Why feed Flax? The reasons are many, excellent digestive qualities, natural anti-inflammatory, beneficial for young and older horses, coat and hoof shine and strength, sweet itch relief, brain and eye health, immune system boost, visit our website for testimonials, its simple to feed, keeps well, inexpensive per day and the results are there, we sell […]

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Horse Racing: How to Choose Your Favorite

Horse betting is very popular, especially in the UK, and it also started to cover a lot of ground in other countries. But, perhaps, the main reason that keeps bettors away from this kind of racing is the lack of know-how when it comes to choosing the right horse. This article won’t make you a […]

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