Caring For Older Horses

Caring For Older Horses

The typical age range of a domestic horse is between 25-30 years. The breed of the horse and the life it has had can affect this. Like people, they all age differently. Common Ailments In Older Horses Some of the more common issues older horses suffer with are joint...
Dry Hooves In Horses

Dry Hooves In Horses

We very occasionally see examples of dry hooves in our residents. If you’ve never come across it with your horse then it can be quite a surprise and worry. The Condition What are dry hooves in horses? Dry hooves is a moisture imbalance within the hoof caused by...
Coping With Laminitis In Horses

Coping With Laminitis In Horses

Have you encountered Laminitis in one of your horses? Laminitis Explained What is Laminitis? Laminitis is the break down of the laminae- the part of the horse’s foot structure that attaches the coffin bone to the inner wall. The laminae become swollen and...
Fly Bites – Recognising And Treating Them

Fly Bites – Recognising And Treating Them

What are fly bites on horses? Every horse owner or carer will know the problems flies can cause to horses. The flies emerge in June or July and are more frequent on warm and calm days. They become a problem as when they bite the horses they suck their blood to feed...