Horse Health

15 Telltale Signs of Stress in Horse

15 Telltale Signs of Stress in Horse

Horses are incredibly sensitive creatures with A very highly developed sense of sight, sound and smell.  As a flight animal, they are constantly attuned to signs of danger and the unknown. As a result they can become easily stressed by things they don’t understand, things […]

8 tips for Stopping a Horse Eating too Fast

8 tips for Stopping a Horse Eating too Fast

Most horses get excited when it comes to feeding time. However some horses can get a little bit too excited and may eat their food too fast as a result. This is more likely to happen with grains. When a horse eats too fast it […]

11 Ways to Improve Your Bond With Your Horse

11 Ways to Improve Your Bond With Your Horse

One of the best ways to improve your bond with your horse is simply to spend more time with them. This means not just riding but also on the ground.  If your horse lives out 24/7 then it can be easy to end up spending […]

6 Tips to Avoid your Horses Hooves Cracking

6 Tips to Avoid your Horses Hooves Cracking

Many horses will experience cracked hooves in their lifetime. Most cracks will heal themselves and present no real risk to the horse. However some cracks can become more serious and can result in a chronically unbalanced hoof and can even lead to lameness. There are […]

16 Tips for Keeping a Horse Alone

16 Tips for Keeping a Horse Alone

Horses are herd animals who naturally crave the companionship of other horses. If left alone for long periods they can suffer real separation anxiety. However horses can be taught to be alone and this lesson should come a young age while they are in the stable, […]

How Horses Sleep – Equine Sleep Behavior interesting Facts

How Horses Sleep – Equine Sleep Behavior interesting Facts

How many times have you paused by a field and wondered if the flat out and prone horse in the sunshine is still breathing?  Horses can really sleep in the field and the stable. To the uninitiated can look like they have died. Here are […]

6 Facts about Horse Vision that you didn’t Know

6 Facts about Horse Vision that you didn’t Know

A horses vision determines the way in which they perceive and interact with the world around them. They have large that are located laterally on their face which gives them  an excellent range of vision. As a prey animal this range of vision is particularly […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

Chiropractic care for your horse, also known as equine chiropractic, is an important part of overall equine health.  Chiropractic care for horses is similar to chiropractic care for humans, in that it helps to strengthen and repair the relationship between the body’s structure – particularly […]

The Benefits of Equine Massage Therapy

The Benefits of Equine Massage Therapy

Equine Massage is a relatively new form of therapy for horses that began in the early 90’s. Equine massage is done for a number of reasons including rehabilitation and pain relief. The exact science behind the therapy is still up for debate but there has […]

9 Signs That Your Horse Might Have An Ulcer

9 Signs That Your Horse Might Have An Ulcer

Ulcers in horses can be challenging to identify as they sometimes present with quite generic symptoms.  Only veterinary diagnosis will confirm whether your horse has ulcers or not but what are the telltale signs that you should keep an eye out for?  Read our handy […]