Advice About Horse Care for
is a web based horse care magazine produced to help you to provide the
best care for your Pony or Horse.
We have articles about traditional veterinary treatments and alternative
equine and holistic therapies for your horse to help
you to keep your horse or pony in top
condition and fitness.
We have advice and articles on diseases that affect many horses such
Mud Fever and the best treatments that are available to tackle these
Horse insurance is important and we discuss Horse
Insurance Policies that will help you to cover the cost
of veterinary treatment for your horse and also cover
you for liability should your horse damage any property or hurt someone.
ADVICE ABOUT FEEDING, SUPPLEMENTS AND SADDLERY
We give advice on best feeding practices and adding supplements to a
horse's diet. For example - why you should ensure that your pony or Horse
has Salt in its diet.
Choosing the best saddlery and bitting a horse correctly is very important
for the comfort of your horse and we have articles to help you in these
It is always wise to consult your veterinary surgeon, especially in
an emergency, but these pages aim to give you an
insight and reference to the different equine therapies,
feed supplements, veterinary treatments,
training methods and saddlery
that are available for your horse or pony.
is an ancient therapy that has been used to treat
horses for many hundreds of years.
There are many forms and types of equine massage,
all providing numerous benefits to the horse.
The different massage techniques are designed to release
muscle tension, improve circulation and increase
the range of motion in the horse.
Performance, stamina and the quality of the horses stride
are also often improved as a result.
Horse owners will often that their horse is much more relaxed
and in a calmer frame of mind following a course of massage
treatments from a professional equine therapist.
Read more about Massage for Horses, Equine Body Work and
Muscle Release Therapy
A correctly and
properly fitted saddle is essential to the
performance and comfort of a horse or pony.
Computerised saddle fitting
is a new high tech way to achieve a correctly fitted saddle.
Read how this gives horse owners an accurate record of how
their saddle fits.
We have articles on
bitting, including advice on how to select, fit and use
bridles , Eggbutt
pelham bits .
AND HORSE FEED SUPPLEMENTS
There is a huge choice of horse feeds available,
horse feed mixes, bran,
haylage and horses supplements
omega 3 oils,
biotin, selenium, seaweed
Glucosamine and other joint
supplements available for horses and
ponies. We examine the benefits in the Feed and Nutrition
section, which includes advice about feeding Fruit and Vegetables to horses
If you are looking for somewhere to stable
your horse or pony - whether on full, part or DIY livery -
we have lots of livery yards listed in counties
in the UK including Berkshire, Cambs, Buckinghamshire, East
West Sussex and Wiltshire
More HORSE CARE articles
HOMEOPATHY FOR HORSES
is an alternative therapy based on the use of refined dilutions of natural
substances such as
Arnica to trigger a healing response in the horse's
The basic principal of homeopathy is that any substance
that can cause a disease, can also be the principle cure - "like
cures like". Homeopathy can be used for all types of conditions that
affect horses including Ringbone, Bruised Soles
Read more about Homeopathy for Horses....