Especially in winter there is often boredom in the stables and arenas. The weather and the early dark play mainly against working riders. With a bit of craftsmanship and imagination, you can easily bridge the cold season.
Winter is a period of colds - for both people and horses. Although horses are generally very robust against external environmental influences, keeping, exercising and feeding can increase the risk of a disease immensely.
In moststables, winter period also means paddock time.Anyone who does not benefit from a fixed paddock may well have problems with the mallenders and thrush.Wegiveyou the best tips here topreventandtreat thrushes and mallenders.
Especially during winter, Mash is one of the standard feeds in every horse stable. Almost every horse is happy about this treat, warm and tasty, but Mash also has a lot to offer in terms of health. We clarify the most important questions and facts about this warm snack.
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 losequality, some tips should be observed during storage - because even horse feed can spoil.
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.
Cerealbelongsin the feeding trough, like thebreadon ourplate.But wheredid thetrendtowardsgrainfeedingcomefrom anddohorsesreally need concentrates andcereals?We provide information about the fundamental questions ongrainfeeding.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.