Summer is the perfect time to get your horse in peak condition. But as levels of humidity and temperature soar, so do the risks of your horse suffering heat stress. Here's what you need to know to safeguard your horse.
Here we will discuss the elements that can lead to harmful heat stress in horses and determine its significance in addressing the risks associated with dehydration and high body temperature and evaluate best practice management when faced with these concerns.
The equine digestive system is a unique and complex system. It is important to understand the function of the equine digestive system to provide a basis for formulating suitable diets, management practices and to avoid digestive upset for your horse.
Taking care of your horse’s hooves, whilst not the easiest part of owning a horse, is vital to making sure your horse remains happy and healthy. Unhealthy hooves can not only lead to short term problems that can affect your riding plans, but could also lead to long term damage resulting in a horse that can no longer be ridden. A few easy steps added to your daily routine will go a long way to ensuring that your horse’s hooves are strong and healthy.