15 Posts Tagged By: Advice/Education
End of life: a decision most horse owners dread, but how do you prepare for it?
Field Officer Penny Baker shares her thoughts on how horse owners can prepare for the decision nobody wants to have to make.
Empathy, education, and evidence: the take-home messages from our 25th annual conference
Find out how an international line up of speakers explored “When does use become abuse?”.
Is it acceptable to use a whip on a horse?
With use of the whip becoming an increasingly hot topic, we all need to decide whether this is indeed acceptable – and, if so, why, how, and when?
Autumn worm control: which worms should you test for?
Field Officer Chris Shaw explains which worms you should be testing for in the autumn – and why it’s so important to test before treating.
Clipping to help overweight horses and ponies lose weight
Hall Farm Yard Supervisor Adele tells us how clipping can be a really useful weight management tool, especially for horses and ponies who can’t be worked.
The senior horse: nutrition in sickness and in health
Find out more about the key considerations when caring for older horses, whether in work or retired and whatever their health status.
Plan for an emergency when you’re not around – help us to help your horse
Deputy Chief Field Officer Jon Phipps has top tips for owners on making plans just in case your horse injures themselves when you’re not there.
How to help a needle-shy horse overcome their fear
Grooms Amy and Emily explain how they work with horses who are nervous with needles before a visit from the vet.
What does biosecurity mean and how do you quarantine a new horse?
Research and Education Officer Alana Chapman shares simple steps you can take to prevent an outbreak of disease on your yard.
Top tips and practical advice on managing your horse’s weight to keep them healthy
Assistant Centre Manager Sara Jerman explains practical ways to manage your horse’s nutritional intake and keep them at a healthy weight.