Tagged with 'Horse Health'

hoof tips for summer

Stable & Vet

8 Horse Hoof Tips for Summer

Summer in Australia can be a challenging time for horse hoof health, the extreme hot and dry conditions, coupled with occasional periods of rain in some areas, can make it difficult to maintain good hoof quality.

In this blog we share the top 8 tips to keep your horse’s hooves healthy during these warmer months.

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insect repellent for horses

Stable & Vet

Safe and Natural Insect Repellent for you and your horse

As much as we all hate the pesky fly, it is an important part of the ecosystem. With the warmer weather fast approaching we’ll be spending plenty of time outdoors, unfortunately this also means increased insect activity. In this blog we’ll be sharing one of our favourite insect repellents and how it can help you manage those irritating insects.

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Poor Feed Poor Fertility

Stable & Vet

Poor Feed – Poor Fertility

Over recent years, much more research has focused on the nutritional requirements and feeding management of the broodmare. Inadequate nutrition can have a direct influence on the fertility, conception and foaling rate of mares. Poor nutrition is a major factor that can reduce reproductive efficiency, despite good breeding management and veterinary care of otherwise healthy mares. An adequate and well-balanced nutrient intake and feeding management program is paramount to fertility and breeding success.

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