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The Romantic Lives of the Domestic Species
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The Romantic Lives of the Domestic Species
I’m no historian, but rumour has it that the origins of St. Valentine’s day are quite unromantic. Valentine was a Roman guy who helped Christian couples to get married. This was frowned upon in Rome at the time so the Em…
February 13, 2019 • 93 shares
Equine Flu Outbreak - what do you need to know?
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Equine Flu Outbreak - what do you need to know?
Once again, the UK has been hit by an outbreak of infectious disease - but this time it’s horses that are affected. As a result, the headlines are full of “Horse Flu!!!” stories, racecourses are closed, and some people a…
February 11, 2019 • 2 shares • 6 comments
What’s the link between frosted grass and laminitis?
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What’s the link between frosted grass and laminitis?
Winter is well and truly here and scraping the frost off my windscreen the other morning reminded me of a common question from my clients at this time of the year; that is whether or not frosty grass is more likely to ca…
January 25, 2019 • 250 shares
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Do I really need to worm my horse?
Endoparasites; the gut-wrenching villains that terrorise our horses from their tums to their bums, but how big an issue are they for the average horse? Which worms do we need to be aware of? Is wormer resistance really t…
October 1, 2015
Horses
10 tips for keeping your horse cool this summer
While the sun's glorious rays may leave us jumping for joy, and our saddles, we must be vigilant about ensuring our horses' well-being. Here are some top tips to avoid the dreaded heat stroke, and ensure our four-legged…
August 6, 2015 • 53 shares
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Supporting The Brooke Animal Hospital and equine welfare
There are few professions that can carry such a range of emotions, than that of working with and caring for animals. Almost all animal charities will tell you of the amazing successes they have with cases, for animals of…
March 30, 2015 • 1 shares
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