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Small hole hay nets extend hay feeding times.

The dilemma facing many equine owners who need to confine them or provide an alternative to grass,  is how to offer free choice hay without over-feeding, and extending the time they take to eat it. Thanks to the availability of slowfeeder hay nets with small holes they have largely solved the issue, however the net and hole size influences […]

Restricting Forage is Incredibly Stressful

By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Choose a different method to help your horse lose weight Stress = Obesity. That’s right. Stress is keeping your horse fat. And the main source of stress for most horses? Restricting forage. The very thing most people do to try to help their horse lose weight actually causes the same […]

Abundance of Equine Courses in Australia

An abundance of equine courses, workshops and clinics are on offer to  help further your horsemanship, knowledge of nutrition, hoof care and healing. Learning helps us grow – fuels our passion and lights the fires of progress. Commit to something this summer and you will reap the benefits for the rest of the year. Healing […]

Horse Behaviour Linked to Poor Nutrition

By Cynthia Cooper. Natural nutrition must be our first priority for keeping a horse healthy, both physically and mentally. Many health issues can be attributed to poor nutrition and that includes behavioural problems. Back in the days when I was instructing full time, I used to think ‘training’ could solve almost all issues. Then I realised […]

What To Do When Horses Don’t Like Minerals

By Carol Layton of Balanced Equine. It’s always a relief when owners say their horses accept the minerals straight away but it is fairly common that it doesn’t work that way. Essentially you have to re-educate your horse’s palate and this can take time in some horses. Here is where you need to persevere, it […]

Jenny Pearce – Happiness and Wellbeing for Horse and Rider

I recently re-connected with Jenny Pearce, a friend from way back, a healer extraordinaire and a fantastic teacher. Jenny’s passion for helping people and horses was  so evident during our conversation that as I learned more about what she is now teaching, I’m inspired to share her gifts and wisdom. As an example, watch and read […]

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