Healthy Horse and Land Expo

Heal;thy Horses Land Expo

The annual Healthy Horse and Land Expo for Tasmania will be held on Saturday, April the 9th at the Campbelltown Showgrounds. 9am-5pm. NRM North & NRM South are joining resources to organise this year’s event again, focusing on healthy, sustainable horse and property management. The single stream format will feature…

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Treats – it’s not just about the food!

Guest post by Mel Fleming of Connecting with Horses and Riding with Syncronicity I have been experimenting with using treats for a couple of years now and have found them to be really helpful. Before that, I was not a fan of treats. Of course they have to be used…

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Our New Laminitis Rescue Mineral Mix could be the answer

Laminitis Rescue Minerals

Developed by Carol Layton from Balanced Equine, the Laminitis Rescue mix came about after horse owners requested a mix which offers the nutrients that benefit horses who are either laminitic prone or diagnosed as insulin resistant (IR), also known as Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) or chronic laminitis. What is Insulin…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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