Horse-care Articles

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Alternative stable mates

Our latest visit to Tina Cook’s yard saw us meet her horses’ two-legged stable mates – chickens! But which are the best breeds to keep and why do chickens and horses get along so well?

almost 2 years ago

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Effective parasite control

Keep your horse happy, healthy and parasite-free with our hints and tips on worming and preventing wormer resistance.

almost 2 years ago

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Looking after your horse’s gut

How much do we think about our horse’s gut health? Probably not much until there is a problem. Vet Kate Brickman MRCVS explains what we need to know and how to guard against some common gut issues.

almost 2 years ago

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Keeping the sport clean

As part of UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week (21-27 May 2018) Kate Hore, RNutr (Animal) and Senior Nutritionist at NAF, along with the BEF Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Rules (‘BEFAR’), explain which substances you can and can’t compete on, and how to make sure you keep clean.

about 2 years ago

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Anti-doping in eventing

In aid of UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week (21-27 May 2018) we spoke to Sandra Hill, Anti-Doping Programme Manager at the British Equestrian Federation, to find out how eventing is kept clean.

about 2 years ago

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