Cynthia


Equine Welfare during Exercise: An Evaluation of Breathing, Breathlessness and Bridles

There is something especially engaging about seeing healthy horses running free, alert, ears forward, nostrils flared, moving across the ground with ease, displaying exceptional agility, control and power. This article is an original work that advances our understanding of equine respiration and breathlessness. The authors, David J. Mellor * and Ngaio J. […]

Eventing Horse

New LightRider Bitless Bridle Chinstrap Cover 1

I’m always working towards improving the LightRider products and a chinstrap cover is the latest update. This neoprene cover helps keep the buckle more secure, and your horse even more comfortable. You can use it with the smooth or textured side facing out, and it’s weight assists the chinstrap to release and return to neutral (when light reins are […]

LightRider Chinstrap Cover

Seedy Toe

Seedy Toe – the quick fix and long term solution 1

Seedy toe (also called white line disease) used to be the one on-going issue all my horses had many years ago. That was before I refined their diet and introduced a balanced custom mineral mix which changed everything. In the process of healing their hooves, I discovered there is a quick fix […]


The Power of Connection and Loving Touch 1

Having recently experienced the power of close connection and loving touch again, I’ve discovered the huge difference it has made to my health now that I’ve allowed those primal needs back into my life! They were the two missing pieces to my health puzzle that has had me searching for solutions over the past […]


Equitana is on again

From November the 17th to the 20th at the Melbourne Showgrounds, Equitana is the Southern Hemisphere’s largest equine showcase. It encompases a mix of entertainment, competition, education and shopping – enough to keep you very busy for four whole days and still not see it all. Natural Horse World has been there since […]


Sub clinical laminitis hoof rings.

How to Avoid Laminitis

The two most dangerous times for laminitis are in the spring and autumn, depending on where you live. Cooler climates and high altitudes can increase the potential for laminitis as the day and night temperatures fluctuate, along with the amount of sunlight and daylight hours. For example, if you live in the […]