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Vol 39 No 1
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INSIDE the June July 2017 issue
Vol 39 No 1 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99

 

DANIEL ROBINSON - The Way Of The Horse winner, Equitana 2016
by Harriet Leahy

Highly regarded by leading racehorse trainers for his skills as a breaker, this young horseman’s talents gained wider recognition and admiration after winning the coveted Way of the Horse Challenge at Equitana 2016.

ARENA SURFACES
- Are they causing injury to your performance horse by Kaye Meynell
The type of surface used on an arena, how often it’s used, and for what purpose are all very important considerations, and factors that can influencethe likelihood of the horse sustaining an injury.

WHAT SURFACES ARE THE PRO'S USING
?
Professional riders, venues and suppliers discuss what surfaces they use and why.

PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE by Sarah Warne
Taking the next step and competing in a dressage test provides an opportunity to check how your training is progressing, and what you need to work on.

LAMINITIS - Emergency First Aid and Management
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

A complex condition, and one that requires the prompt attention of dedicated and experienced caregivers, one of the first treatments that should be commenced as soon as possible is ice therapy.


PADDOCK ORNAMENTS - and the non-rider by Andie Wyatt
For some horse owners their desire to spend time with horses doesn’t necessarily extend to a desire to ride, and that’s fine by them as they enjoy the numerous benefits horse ownership brings them

AM I STRAIGHT? by Lucy Williams
Having the horse straight is important for their balance, throughness andengagement, and for their longevity as a riding horse. It’s just as important that the rider focusses on their own straightness, and takes steps to improve.

   
Laminitis - the only proven way to prevent the progression of laminitis is to catch it early and ice the legs.  

Arena surfaces at venues, in warm-up areas or at home could be contributing to leg problems.

  No need to pull the mane short to plait it - these two methods allow long and rubbed manes to look smart.

RUNNING BRAIDS AND THE LONG MANE PLAIT
by Nicole Groves
For horses with a long and/or rubbed mane there’s a number of options for braiding and plaiting to present them in the show ring with a well turned out look.

THE HORSE'S POLL

by Manolo Mendez
A key area in the horse’s body, and an area affecting their ease of movement, the poll’s health and influence should be considered and understood by riders.

WORKING THE POLL by Debranne Pattillo
There’s a number of techniques that the horse owner can perform in the poll area to assist with maintaining suppleness.

THE TRIALS OF TOWING
by Wendy Elks
With the roads getting busier and horse travel increasing, understanding every aspect of safe towing is essential for the survival and comfort of a horse owner’s precious cargo. Special thanks to our facebook friends who answered the appeal for float photographs and supplied some of the great pics in this story.

TIPS FOR WEIGHTS AND VEHICLES
It’s important to understand the terminology used when considering towing and calculating what’s required of the vehicle to do so safely.


REGULAR FEATURES

PRODUCT NEWS the latest product information on whats available in the horse world.

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

THE GREEN HORSE - horses and the land
View the range of articles in the Green Horse that coverTef hay, low-joule hay for at risk horses, Liver Tone/Tonic, Climate Change and what it means for the horse owner,
Winter Chores to make life easier for property owners.

Right: TEF HAY The low joule hay that
is now available for horses that are at risk from laminitis.

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A selection of ARCHIVED ARTICLES available on-line PLUS travel and breed articles from previous e-previews are available in archived on-line


Vol 35-6
April May 2014
RENVERS- Lateral Exercises
by Liz Tollarzo
Lateral exercises improve a horse’s physical and mental flexibility and lay the foundations for complex movements in many disciplines.

Vol 30 No 4  Dec/Jan 2008/09
TENDON AND LIGAMENT THERAPY AND LIGAMENT THERAPY IN THE COMPETITION HORSE
by by Dr Kirsten Neil - The Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)
Tendon and ligament injuries are a common cause of lameness and loss of use in performance horses, and early detection could be the difference between a few months off work or an extended spelling period.

 

 

Vol 35-6 April May 2014
WHAT CONTROLS APPETITE IN HORSES?
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

Appetite is the sum total of internal factors that either stimulate or inhibit hunger, and the primary driver of appetite in horses is to meet energy requirements.

Vol 35-6 April May 2014
ANGULAR LIMB DEFORMITIES IN FOALS
by Dr Maxwell HALL

Left untreated, angular limb deformities are likely to cause problems as a horse matures. Early action minimises these risks.

 

   

 

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