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White Feet

20/01/2012

Four white feet keep him not a day, Three white feet send him far away, Two white feet sell him to a friend, One white foot keep him to the end.

Bishoping?

19/01/2012

Bishoping is the name used to describe a practise adopted by horsemen of old when they tried to change the look of a horses teeth by rasping and using hot wires to mark the tables. This practise of course allowed them to sell a horse as being younger than it actually was.
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Spare Ribs?

19/01/2012

Arabian horses have one less rib, one less lumbar bone, and one or two fewer tail vertebrae than other horses.
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Not so stingy Nettles!

17/01/2012

Try chopping down stinging nettles, allowing them to wilt and feeding to your horse. They are rich in minerals & vitamins and believed particularly good for circulation. Dried, smashed and stored they are a good supplement to give over the winter months. When chopping them make sure that they have
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A weed that is good for them!

17/01/2012

Dandelion is believed to be a very nutritional additive to a horse’s diet. Its correct name being “Taraxacum Officinale” means official remedy for disorders. Containing magnesium, potassium, copper, iron, calcium, vitamins A, C, B6, D, it is known for aiding metabolism, stomach disorders and for
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Horses for courses?

17/01/2012

The horse can be traced to have been first used in sport as far back as 680 BC. When chariot racing was introduced at the 14th ancient Greek Olympics.
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