Horse Health Week 2015
Prevention is better than cure!
To learn more about the 7 pillars of preventative horse health download your Responsible Horse Owner Booklets
Equine infectious disease can severely affect a horse’s health and performance and in some cases prove fatal.
Make sure you are aware of the facts – Download the infectious Disease & Vaccination booklet
Worms are a normal occurrence in horses but resistance to treatment is increasing, but you should find out how to best tackle internal and external parasites.
A balanced diet is crucial in helping to ensure a fit and healthy horse. Did you know that horses are designed to be chewing feed for a large portion of their day?
Find out more by downloading Getting the Right Nutrition booklet
Good dental care is essential to prevent disease and to ensure your horse is comfortable. To help keep your horse’s mouth comfortable make sure he has a routine dental examination at least every year.
Horses are social animals and looking after their general well-being is as important as protecting their physical health. Horses are resilient herd animals that prefer pasture even during poor weather.
The old saying ‘No foot, No horse’ still holds true today. Knowing what is normal will help you to spot anything out of the ordinary and enable you to identify any potential problems early.
Buying or loaning a new horse can be one of the most rewarding things you can do but it comes with responsibility.