As the weather warms up and summer progresses flies start to become a problem for us and our horses. There are many products on the market to tackle flies, with varying degrees of effacacy. In this article we look at how you can help your horse avoid flies without resorting to harsh chemicals.
On average horses produce around 7 – 9 litres of urine per day, and just like humans, a lot can be learned about the health of the animal from monitoring it. Stephanie Hyland RNutr. looks at what your horse's waste water can tell you.
With over 600 cases reported in the UK each year, Strangles is the most commonly diagnosed equine infectious disease worldwide. It is an extremely contagious illness that affects the upper respiratory tract and is caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus equi. But would you know what symptoms to look for in your horse?