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Store Horse Feed Properly

Store Horse Feed Properly

In addition to hay and straw as staple food for our horses, concentrates, cereals and feed supplements are also part of the daily diet. But to keep it fresh for a long time and not to lose quality, some tips should be observed during storage - because even horse feed can spoil.

Hemp, chippings or straw - alternatives to litter

Hemp, chippings or straw - alternatives to litter

If you have a horse, you usually can not avoid the daily stable work. This basically includes the mucking out of the horsebox. While in some barns the litter is predefined, in others the horse owner can decide what to litter with. In addition to health aspects, the appropriate disposal and costs also play a decisive role during the selection.

Basic knowledge: Cereals - What does my horse need?

Basic knowledge: Cereals - What does my horse need?

Cereal belongs in the feeding trough, like the bread on our plate. But where did the trend towards grain feeding come from and do horses really need concentrates and cereals? We provide information about the fundamental questions on grain feeding.

Lifehacks for the Stable

Lifehacks for the Stable

We riders struggle with many problems. One of them is the aspect of order and structure. We spend countless hours at the stable or tournaments. Therefore, a few stable life-hacks, which our riding life easier comes at just the right moment.

Horse Care during summer - Beware of the heat

Horse Care during summer - Beware of the heat

Horses suffer much more than expected during the heat period. Even during light work, the body temperature of the horses can rise to a damaging level. Especially, warm and humid air is downright dangerous. We'll clarify the biggest mistakes and provide valuable tips to get your horses through the heatwave.

Oil as a Part of Horse Nutrition

Oil as a Part of Horse Nutrition

The addition of oil has become as common in horse feeding as mash: whether as an energy supplier, for a shiny coat or as a support during the change of coat. We will explain which oils are particularly suitable and why in this post.

How to clean your cleaning kit properly

How to clean your cleaning kit properly

In addition to saddle and bridle, which are used almost every day and are usually cleaned properly, the cleaning kit is the everyday tool of a horse owner. With the cleaning kit, the horse is cleaned, freed from dirt and massaged, but now lets be honest: How often do you clean your kit? We give you the best tips and tricks to clean your kit properly.
The Right Bit - A Combination of many Factors

The Right Bit - A Combination of many Factors

The bit is the connection between the rider's hand and the horse's mouth. Since the horse's mouth is especially sensitive, the choice of bits should not be taken lightly. We provide you with information on the most common types of bits and the necessary know-how for the selection.
Horse Care during Winter

Horse Care during Winter

With the change of the seasons, the organism of the horses is not only burdenedby the change of coat. The conversion from pasture to the paddock and the shorter days demand more attention from the horse owner.


Autumn - Cold Weather for Horses

Autumn - Cold Weather for Horses

Short days, low temperatures and thick fur. As a result, horses start sweating easily during daily training and must be thoroughly 'dried' - otherwise, colds and coughing might be the outcome.
Alternative Methods of Treatment Part 2- Kinesio Taping, Acupuncture, Leeches and more

Alternative Methods of Treatment Part 2- Kinesio Taping, Acupuncture, Leeches and more

Once conventional medicine fails or does not work as hoped, alternative methods can support and promote healing.
Alternative Methods of Treatment Part 1 - Between Chiropractic, Physiotherapy and Co.

Alternative Methods of Treatment Part 1 - Between Chiropractic, Physiotherapy and Co.

Alternative medicine is usually ridiculed and dismissed as 'Humbug'. Purposefully and professionally it can be very well applied in addition to conventional medicine to achieve the best possible recovery.

The Overheating of Horses - Recognize and Prevent

The Overheating of Horses - Recognize and Prevent

As much as the heat bothers us, animals suffer even more. We've come up with tips and tricks for you to weather the heat well with your horses.
Starting in your First Tournament

Starting in your First Tournament

Which preparations have to be considered and which is the right exam for me? We give you a few tips for your first tournament - so that everything runs smoothly.
Riding Pleasure Instead of Winter Frustration - Part 1

Riding Pleasure Instead of Winter Frustration - Part 1

We have asked around how working with your horse can be fun and full of variety during the dark season and most importantly how you can enjoy the winter safely. Here are the best tips and tricks for you.

Homeopathic Stable Pharmacy For Horses: You Should Have These At Hand In The Barn

Homeopathic Stable Pharmacy For Horses: You Should Have These At Hand In The Barn

We present to you the five most important homeopathic substances you should have at hand in case of emergencies. This way they don't have to be procured at a pharmacy first when an emergency presents itself.
Riding Pleasure Instead of Winter Frustration - Part 2

Riding Pleasure Instead of Winter Frustration - Part 2

As announced in the penultimate article, we have put together the best alternation strategies for cold winter days, so you and your horses are guaranteed to not be boredom.
Bringing Horses back on the Grazing Land the Right Way

Bringing Horses back on the Grazing Land the Right Way

We have put together the most important basics for you so that your horse can enjoy the grazing season safe and sound.

Riding Safely in Traffic

Riding Safely in Traffic

During almost every major round, the rider-horse team can meet other road users. We have summarized the most important information about riding in traffic for you.
Supplementary Food - What Is Important For My Horse?

Supplementary Food - What Is Important For My Horse?

We will give you a rough overview of what is important, so you don't treat the feeding of your horse too lightly, and not too strict.
Variety on Open Terrain - Dressage Work Done Differently

Variety on Open Terrain - Dressage Work Done Differently

We'll show you how to make the most of the terrain to help your horse relax outdoors while doing gymnastics.

Insect Protection - What To Do Against These Little Vampires?

Insect Protection - What To Do Against These Little Vampires?

We've researched how you can protect yourself and your horse against horseflies and gadflies not only while riding but also on the grazing land.
In An Emergency, Things Must Be Done Quickly! - First Aid For Horses

In An Emergency, Things Must Be Done Quickly! - First Aid For Horses

It is important to have at least a basic understanding in order to provide first aid to your horse. We have summarized the most important factors for you.
If the Skin Itches and Tingles - Skin Diseases in Horses

If the Skin Itches and Tingles - Skin Diseases in Horses

The skin is the largest organ in humans and animals, due to the large surface, it is also particularly sensitive to diseases and external environmental influences.

Deworming Horses - Selectively or Systematically?

Deworming Horses - Selectively or Systematically?

There is not one right way, but we have taken a closer look at the treatment options.
Clipping horses - The optimal preparation and Clipping

Clipping horses - The optimal preparation and Clipping

We researched and summarized which components you should consider, how you can ease the procedure of clipping for scared horses and how to properly maintain your clipper.
Winter Care - Proper Care for Saddle, Bridle & Co.

Winter Care - Proper Care for Saddle, Bridle & Co.

In this post, I've summarized what you need to look out for, especially during the cold seasons, so that your equipment can survive it properly.

Healthy Food for the Winter

Healthy Food for the Winter

We will give you a brief overview of supplementary food and tell you which herbs are best for your horse to get through the winter.
What Do I Have To Take To The Riding Tournament? - The Tournament Preparation

What Do I Have To Take To The Riding Tournament? - The Tournament Preparation

Everything you need to be optimally prepared for your next tournament. You won't forget a thing, with our detail oriented guide.
How to groom your horse correctly! - The Grooming Guide

How to groom your horse correctly! - The Grooming Guide

We show you why grooming your horse correctly and diligently is important and what you need to do to keep it healthy and happy


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