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Body Condition Scores for Horses

Body Condition Scores for Horses

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

Feeding Horses in Winter

Feeding Horses in Winter

Feeding management in winter needs to be different to summer feeding. Check out these winter horse feeding tips.

Managing worms in Autumn

Managing worms in Autumn

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.

Do you know your horse’s vital signs?

Do you know your horse’s vital signs?

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.

Managing worms in Summer

Managing worms in Summer

What is the best strategy for de-worming in summer? In Australia, it depends if you live ‘up north’ or ‘down south’.

10 Principles of Training poster

10 Principles of Training poster

These 10 Principles of Training based on Equitation Science assist with horse welfare, rider safety and effective training

Footfalls of the Horse Poster

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.

Managing worms in Spring

Managing worms in Spring

What are the stages of the strongyles’ lifecycle and how can you protect your horse?

Laminitis

Laminitis

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.

Bot flies, be gone!

Bot flies, be gone!

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.

Sensory Abilities of Horses

Sensory Abilities of Horses

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.

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