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Why You Need To Prepare Your Horse For Winter Now

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Like it or not, winter is on its way, and as we hang on to the last of the September sunshine thoughts turn to preparing our horse for the elements. Autumn rain and arctic winds come thick and fast once September is out and the nights are already drawing in, meaning that after work hacks are soon to be a thing of the past. Don’t let the cold season sneak up on you this year, get your yard and grazing winter ready now. Continue reading

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How To Stop Stable Vices For Good

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Winter is one of the least welcome seasons in the equestrian calendar as short days and long nights mean long durations spent in the stable for our equine companions. Although stabling protects them from the elements, being stabled for long term periods can have detrimental effects on horses who quickly become bored and can develop unwanted vices such as weaving, windsucking and crib biting to name but a few. If your horse has started to exhibit some of these signs don’t panic, there are tried and tested methods that can keep your horse happy when stabled, reducing boredom to help them to reduce or eliminate their unpleasant vices for good. Continue reading