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Laminitis: Understanding the Condition: Part 1

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. It is an extremely common ailment affecting many horses every year in the UK, and laminitis can be a potentially lethal diagnosis for any horse. It is therefore imperative that owners … Continue reading Laminitis: Understanding the Condition: Part 1

Avoid Fireworks This Bonfire Night – Calmers for Horses

Bonfire night and fireworks can be very unsettling, distressing and frightening for a horse but what can you do to help? What calmers are available for your horse to help him through the firework season? Horses are flight animals and so any sudden and frightening noises will cause them to panic and try to get … Continue reading Avoid Fireworks This Bonfire Night – Calmers for Horses