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INSIDE the February/March 2020 issue
Vol 41 No 5 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99

 

HARMONY, BALANCE AND SELF CARRIAGE
by Berni Saunders

When striving to achieve harmony with their horse, riders need to develop longitudinal flexion and suppleness and use transitions within each gait to help achieve balance.

SLOVENIAN RIDING HOLIDAY
by Denise Legge
Stunning scenery, charming villages, Icelandic horses, Lippizaner stud and so much more, no wonder Slovenia can offer a memorable equestrian holiday!

CONFINED TO THE STALL

by Kentucky Equine Research
Careful considerations are required for horses that have been prescribed a stint of confinement and some will cope better than others.

REHAB REVEALED by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kylie Brkusich
Your rehab questions answered as Dr Kylie Brkusich explains it's not just a matter of bringing a horse back into work after injury, it’s managing the owner’s expectations firstly and strengthening and altering areas of dysfunction.

THE HYPOALLERGENIC HORSE by Kit Prendergast
Could ‘Curly' Horses be the solution for those looking to spend time with horses despite their allergies?

INTRODUCING THE SADDLE- foundation training by Sophie Warren and Portland Jones
Your horse’s foundation training will influence its future well-being, so when the time comes to introduce the saddle it’s important to manage it well.

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Questions answered in this issue’s Please Explain: Is there a link between selenium and cribbing; Is My Horse on the Bit; and Do You Recognise These as Foal’s Feet?

   

GASTRIC ULCERS - Lucerne hay has been shown to reduce the severity of ulcers, and feeing in a hay net will keep feed accessible all day.

 

REHABILITATING THE HORSE is not just a matter of bringing it back into work it requires specific exercises to target the precise areas that need strengthening or improving in function.

 

NOT RIDING BECAUSE YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO HORSES?
Research shows that these Curly horses allow people to spend time with horses...despite their allergies.

SEASONAL DEFENCE FOR YOUR HORSE"S RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
The respiratory system can be challenged all year round, each season brings a different challenge for your horse to defend against. A simple tweak of your horse's herbal approach each season helps support when there is a weakness that affects their breathing and overall lifestyle.

GASTRIC ULCERS - the connection to the horse's diet by Antoinette Foster
With up to half of all mature horses affected by gastric ulcers, and up to 70% of performance horses, how can you reduce your horse’s risk?

HOT HORSE HACKS by Andie Wyatt
With the heat taking its toll try incorporating these practical and easy summer hacks into your horse’s (and your) routine.

ANAEMIA by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Many vets suggest Anaemia could be one of the most over diagnosed conditions in horses. It’s not an illness, rather it’s a symptom of something that needs to be thoroughly investigated.

LOOPHOLES IN LEASING by Wendy Elks
While leasing can be a win/win situation for both parties it’s important that there’s a clear written agreement in place, something some horse owners find out too late.

REGULAR FEATURES

HORSE FRONT News, veterinary advances and horse happenings around the world.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:

• Is there a link between selenium and cribbing?

• Is My Horse on the Bit?

•Do You Recognise These as Foal’s Feet?


   

When the rains come the land starts to recover, even in areas that you may think will never be green again.

 

SOLAR ON THE HORSE PROPERTY - the first in a series on just what you need to have an effective solar system on your property.

 

LIVING ON THE EDGE - the benefits of having a couple of hectares in outer suburbia where you can keep your horse in your own 'backyard'.

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Vol 41 - 3
October/November 2019
POULTICE IT

by Dr Jennifer Stewart

 



Depending on the ingredients and how they are applied, poultices are designed to ease bruising and to relieve pain, swelling, inflammation and infections.

 

Vol39 - 1
Aug Sept 2019
LAMINITIS

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by Dr Jennifer Stewart
The protective effects of ice water can prevent the development and progression of laminitis.
And today (even after over 2000 years of study) the only proven therapy to prevent acute laminitis is the application of cold water from the knees and hocks down to the feet.








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