Ideally your horses should have a body condition score of 3; not too fat, not too thin. Here’s some help – click here to download the chart and instructions as a poster or an A5 booklet
Sudden feed changes wreak havoc on a horse’s gut – including when the Spring grass comes through. But there are things you can do to limit digestive upsets.
With proper hoof care and keeping an eye on the wetness of the ground, we can help hooves can stay strong over winter.
Horses need protein to make muscles, but if the protein in a feed does not have the correct essential amino acids, it might only be 50% useable.
Feeding management in winter needs to be different to summer feeding. Check out these winter horse feeding tips.
Many horses continue to be ridden and compete well into their 30s. Learn about their dietary and general health needs.
Here’s seven ways you can simplify how your feed your horse – and reduce the risk of diet or feeding-related veterinary problems at the same time.
Find out why mid to late autumn is the best time of year to treat all of your horses and why a FEC is a good idea.
Knowing your horse’s vital signs and what is normal for him will make it much easier for you to take good observations for your vet, and to know when to call the vet in the first place. Find out how here.
What is the best strategy for de-worming in summer? In Australia, it depends if you live ‘up north’ or ‘down south’.
These 10 Principles of Training based on Equitation Science assist with horse welfare, rider safety and effective training
How to do horses move their feet in walk, trot, canter and gallop? Here’s a poster to help you learn the order of footfalls.
What are the stages of the strongyles’ lifecycle and how can you protect your horse?
Lean how horses can make us more active, help us enjoy the outdoors, think positively, feel good, be mindful, improve our communication skills and build trust and teamwork.
Laminitis is one of the most painful conditions for horses and one of the most distressing and frustrating conditions facing veterinarians, farriers and horse owners. In this article, our resident equine nutritionist Dr Jennifer Stewart describes how to treat and prevent laminitis.
What are bot flies, how do they live, what kills them and when should horse owners and carers take action? Find out from Pony Club Australia’s resident parasitologist, Dr Jacqui Panozzo from WormCheck.
Humans and horses can both see, hear, smell, taste and touch but the acuity (perceptiveness) of the senses are not the same. Find out the differences in this article so you can better understand how your horse sees their world.