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Insight To Equus by Tomas Teskey

A Holistic Veterinary perspective on health and healing. The equine world would be a better place if this 250-page color-filled hardbound book was on every horse owner’s bookshelf. Insight to Equus is just that – looking in detail at what a horse really is: part of a herd, constantly grazing on low-value grasses, herbs, and […]

Aiming for self-trimming horse hooves

By Cynthia Cooper What is a self-trimming horse? They aren’t trained to use farrier tools on themselves that’s for sure! A self-trimming horse is a barefoot horse that wears their hooves naturally, without the intervention of tools to maintain soundness and good hoof function. All wild horses are self-trimming with their hooves varying according to […]

Would Your Horse’s Noseband Pass the Pressure Test?

Flash Noseband

If you use a flash or drop noseband, you may be surprised at the results of a recent preliminary equine study. Jayne Peters from Bishop Burton College, UK and her research team investigated three different noseband designs and their effect on rein tension and the force being exerted on the frontal nasal plane of horses […]

New Names – same great Balanced Equine Minerals

Healthy Horse

Carol Layton at Balanced Equine has renamed several of her very popular minerals to be clearer for horse owners. Carol says “I’ve always wanted horse owners to understand that if the minerals (ratio and levels) are an excellent match for the rest of their horse’s intake, there is high probability they will see benefits. It […]

Ask Cynthia – ‘Hoof Handling Problem’

I wonder if you can help me. I have been practising natural horsemanship for over 5 years and am learning everyday. I have overcome some huge problems with emotional abused and damaged horses, but am stuck on the current one. I normally allow a horse to chill a bit and settle into my routines, whilst […]

Spare a thought for the average racehorse

by Cynthia Cooper Recently we had Melbourne Cup Day where the whole of Australia comes to a standstill at about 3pm to listen to, watch and cheer on the elite of the horseracing world. A huge amount of money will be won or lost, and the government will be happy about the revenue racing returns. […]

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