Stress is a natural physical reaction, often in response to events that threaten or upset us. It is not a bad thing in small doses, in fact, it is the body’s alarm system designed to keep us safe.
Infectious diseases such as equine influenza, strangles and herpes can have devastating effects on an event horse’s health. Vet Sarah Hunter discusses how you can keep your horses and yard healthy.
A groundbreaking research project into how horses see is shaping our sport, from the colours we use on fences and the way courses are designed. So, what do horses see and how does this affect their behavior?
We really hope that some warmer weather and longer days will signal the arrival of spring and with it, lush spring grass. But what does the new spring grass mean for event horses?