Confession time… Be honest, when was the last time you took your bridle apart to clean it properly? We won’t tell anyone if you don’t! As equestrians we often put off cleaning our tack until it’s absolutely essential. While cleaning your saddle is usually a quick and easy task, bridles can be a little more … Continue reading New Skill Saturday – Cleaning and Reassembling A Bridle
Do you have a First-Aid Kit for your horse at-hand should a time come of needing one? There’s no doubt every equestrian strives for their horse to be and remain safe, sound and healthy, so stock-up on these First-Aid essentials now. It can feel like our horses are most likely to sustain an injury when … Continue reading First-Aid Kit Essentials – Simon Constable’s Vets Top Picks!
With the spread of Corona Virus on the up-rise the Government has advised everyone to have minimal contact with others, and if it’s a possibility, to self-isolate. But how is this possible for horse owners and equestrians? When it comes to owning a horse, we all know hygiene and cleanliness can sometimes go out the … Continue reading Ways To Help Prevent COVID-19 When Owning A Horse
Once you have been able to identify and understand laminitis (to find out more read Part 1 of this article series), you have a much better chance at rehabilitating your horse/pony and helping them recover. Many owners start to worry about this serious condition when the weather gets hotter and the grass becomes more lush. … Continue reading Laminitis: Prevention and Treatment of Laminitis Part 2
Laminitis is a painful and debilitating condition which involves the sensitive laminae that attach the pedal bone to the hoof capsule within the horse/pony.