Helping your good doers stay healthy and slim by Equine Nutritionist Clare MacLeod

Keeping “good doers” healthy and slim can be a big challenge. Many owners are aware of the importance of plenty of forage but this has led to many more overweight horses. How do we ensure good gut health and psychological health in good doers whilst keeping them slim and metabolically healthy? What is a good doer? “Good doer” is a … Continue reading

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The dreaded L-word… Laminitis

The dreaded L-word can affect your horse or pony at any time of the year, although cases are more common in the spring when the grass gets going. Although research in the past couple of decades has revealed more understanding of this complex condition, there is still much to learn. Until then, there are practical management strategies to reduce its … Continue reading

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Horse Management: Cooling Off for 3DE

ReadySupp co-founder and international event rider Katherine Coleman shares her top tips on cooling horses down properly after cross country. Preparation is everything for this task. This is what you will need waiting at the finish line: 2 buckets, (three if you have them) 2 sponges 1 scraper (at least, more if you want) 1 spanner for removing studs 1 … Continue reading

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6 Top Tips on How to Get the Best from Your Moody Mare

Find yourself wondering what you can do to deal with moods and stroppy behaviour from your mare? These tips might help: Do: Be Prepared if You Buy a Mare: Stroppy behaviour in mares is almost always linked to hormonal cycles, even the least mare-ish horse will go through them, they will be more sensitive and at times sore, especially in the … Continue reading

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