At the time of year when we all begin to buy in our winter hay supplies, we look at how undesired Moulds and mycotoxins in forages may cause irreparable damage to both horse and human.
As the nights start to draw in many of us start to look ahead to winter and what we will be feeding our horses. Whilst many horses are stabled for some of the time over the winter months, there are many that live out 24/7 all year round and will need additional support.
It is well known by most horse owners that Springtime is a risk factor for laminitis, especially for horses and ponies suffering from issues with metabolic diseases, but can horses get laminitis in autumn? We look at the research findings.
External parasites pose a threat to horse health and can cause irritation and distress. We look at ways you can support your horse and how to manage and prevent equine lice and mites.