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herbs/dandelions

06/05/2013

Modern grassland management has often seen the demise of many of the natural herbs in our fields. Why not plant some of these near the hedgerows or field boundaries, allowing your horse to pick at what nature intended him to?
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Gall Bladders

02/05/2013

Horses do not have a gall bladder, find out why they don't need one.
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Anatomy

02/05/2013

Anatomy Facts • Horses have about 175 bones • A horse's leg ts are not fully fused (grown) until around the age of 3 1/2. •
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showing

29/04/2013

Show turn out tip. Wiping baby oil over muzzle, eyes, dock, through tail and all black points adds a classy finishing touch
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thorns

21/04/2013

Tip for hunters. Got a thorn in your horses leg? Smear some magnesium sulphate onto a pad and tape or bandage on, great for drawing it out.
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Biosecurity precautions

14/04/2013

Whilst at a dressage competition yesterday I was shocked to see people letting their horses pick at grass afterwards. Particular care should be taken due to EHV outbreaks, just one horse would need to be infected for all the others grazing this communal area to suffer.