Horse-care Articles

How to travel safely with horses

Riders and their support teams will spend many hours on the road, from travelling to and from events to the essential training, fitness and schooling sessions. Here are some tips to keep horses and humans safe when travelling.

almost 6 years ago

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Managing mud fever

Winter brings plenty of horse health challenges, most notably conditions associated with wet and mud, such as mud fever. British Racesafe Junior team vet Spike Milligan, and equine vet and event rider Katie Brickman explain how best to combat and manage it in the event horse here.

almost 6 years ago

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The use of calmers

With such a huge range of calmers now available, British Eventing’s Young Rider team vet, Mark Lucey MRCVS, shares his thoughts when using them.

about 6 years ago

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Don't break your vet

Equine vets have one of the highest injury risks of all civilian professions; to help address this serious issue, the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has launched a campaign to help horse owners make life safer for their horses, themselves and their vets.

about 6 years ago

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How to develop symmetry in your horse

The majority of horses display a degree of asymmetry (just like people), which can give rise to unlevel movement, but unlevel movement is not necessarily the same as unsoundness; it can sometimes be addressed with training to resolve the asymmetry.

about 6 years ago

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