STAMP IT OUT - HOOF ABSCESS

STAMP IT OUT - HOOF ABSCESS

A hoof abscess can cause a horse owner to panic when the horse is suddenly suffering from severe lameness with no visible injury. A hoof abscess is pus in the hoof that can be dealt with quickly and cleanly, however, complications can develop...

TAKING THE BITE OUT OF A BUGS BITE

TAKING THE BITE OUT OF A BUGS BITE

As we all know, this weather isn’t going to stick around, so why not make the most of it?! As we enter the last month of summer and enjoy the warm sun and outdoors with our four-legged companions, there are some important and lurking factors to consider.

THE NOSE KNOWS

THE NOSE KNOWS

'Collie Nose' problems may result from either one of two causes and don't just target Collies! The first cause is known as Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, which is an autoimmune disease that can eventually lead to squamous cell carcinoma if untreated. The second cause, Nasal Solar Dermatitis, is a lack of pigment at birth that can then lead to a gradual ulceration of the nose cells. 

THE HEAVY ON HELPING YOUR SENIOR HORSE GAIN WEIGHT

THE HEAVY ON HELPING YOUR SENIOR HORSE GAIN WEIGHT

In today’s age, horses can easily live up to the age of 30 thanks to the mutual effort of owners, veterinarians and equine herbalists. While the worldwide senior population is growing, keeping the right weight of your elder steeds is crucial to racking up the years and can sometimes be a complex process.

HEMP - PLANTING THE SEED FOR GOOD HEALTH

HEMP - PLANTING THE SEED FOR GOOD HEALTH

Hemp has been grown for centuries and has a range of uses, including as clothes, paper, rope, food, and even as an industrial building block. But it is also an amazing support to Equine health (and humans too!).  

DON’T LET YOUR HORSE BE  STUCK IN THE MUD WHEN IT COMES TO RAIN

DON’T LET YOUR HORSE BE STUCK IN THE MUD WHEN IT COMES TO RAIN

Apart from the general disruption that heavy rain and storms bring, they can create other issues when it comes to caring for horses. Skin conditions, injuries, contaminated food and water are just some of the challenges...

CUSHING'S SYNDROME AND METABOLIC SYNDROME IN HORSES

CUSHING'S SYNDROME AND METABOLIC SYNDROME IN HORSES

Cushing’s Syndrome and Equine Metabolic Syndrome can have a devastating effect on your horse’s health. However, power is knowledge, and below we give you the information you need to better understand these conditions, know what to look out for, and how you can help to get your horse back to optimal health.

TRICKS FOR OLD DOGS

TRICKS FOR OLD DOGS

If you want a healthy older dog, you need to build optimum health from the beginning of their life! There are no magic fix-its for us from a lifetime of bad choices and lifestyle, and the same applies to dogs. A dog is amazingly adaptable and loyal and will happily live the life you provide, but it is up to you to do your best by them.

THE BUZZ ON MOSQUITOES AND HORSES

THE BUZZ ON MOSQUITOES AND HORSES

It's summer and it's time to get the buzz on how to protect your horse from disease-carrying mosquitoes. 

 CAN YOU EAT YOUR WAY TO A BETTER IMMUNITY?

CAN YOU EAT YOUR WAY TO A BETTER IMMUNITY?

Yes, maintaining a healthy diet can support and strengthen your immune system! We have a responsibility to care for our bodies and enhance our body's natural immune system and make it as strong as it possible...

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