December/January 21/22
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Vol 43 No 4
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INSIDE the December/January '21/22 magazine
Vol 43 No 4 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99

 

Another Tweak ... TO PIROUETTE with Hayley Beresford
With the exercises progressing during Hayley’s training process with the young horses at Eiserner Hof, her attention in this step-by-step process is turning previously explained exercises into the beginning of pirouettes.

HAPPY VETby Amanda Dickerson
Equine vets have a very demanding job, and in some areas it’s becoming increasingly difficult to even find one, so it’s important to recognise the challenges they face and consider what you, as a horse owner, can do to make their job a little easier.

SUMMER FEET by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Summer conditions can impact on the health of a horse’s hooves, requiring horse owners to relook at their management regime to enable ‘summer feet’ to be nurtured with the appropriate care and maintenance.



HAPPY VETby Amanda Dickerson
Equine vets have a very demanding and important role to play in the equine community , and in some areas it’s becoming increasingly difficult to even find one, so it’s important to recognise the challenges your vet faces and consider what you, as a horse owner, can do to make their job a little easier.

 


BELLY LIFT - toning those equine abs by Heather Wallace
Horses can benefit from exercises that can help strengthen their back, the belly lift being one designed to encourage them to engage their abdominal muscles.

CONSIDER PONY CLUB - desensitising your young or green horse by Chenin Hislop
Pony Club offers plenty of opportunites for riders and their horses and ponies, including those with young horses needing a supportive and safe environment to learn and work in.

STRANGLES - and the silent carriers that can pass on the disease by Dr Steve Dennis
The world’s most commonly diagnosed infectious disease in horses. A significant proportion of those that get strangles can go on to become silent, long-term carriers, capable of infecting other horses.

   

Using Pony Club to desensitise your young or green horse.

 

Silent carriers of Strangles are capable of infecting all your horses unless biosecurity measures are implemented.

 

The hyoid bones may be small but they can impact the whole horse for health and performance.


RIDER MISTAKES - Points 4 and 5 in the series

by Sarah Warne

The next topic Sarah addresses is under estimating the importance of the horse’s walk, the most important variable in the advanced movements of collection, and riders not giving their horse enough time to develop mentally and physically.

Whole Horse Connection – HYOID TO THE HIND END by Dr Raquel Butler
The hyoid - small group of bones located between the horse’s jaw bones - has considerable influence on the whole horse.

 

 

Equestrian Fashion – THE JACKET by Tracy Weaver-Sayer
An essential item for competitors, riders have benefited from changes in the way riding jackets have been
designed and manufactured in recent years. Olympian Sonja Johnson, Show Horse rider Chanele Hunter-Cooke,
World Cup rider Jennifer Wood, competitors Sara Price and Deon Stokes and a number of leading retailers share what they look for, and think is important to have, in a competition jacket.

 

Deidre’s App Review by Deidre Rennick
Following her review on Pivo Pod in the last issue, now it’s onto filming with Deidre sharing how she’s found the experience and her tips for a positive session.

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

PrODUCT NEWS Information and updates on products.


   

TURMERIC AND GASTRIC ULCERS..research shows a positive effect from the use of this herb.

 

FENCING FOES AND WOES
Common accidents that are the result of fencing or fencing material.

  ON THE WAY TO SUSTAINABILITY AND EQUINE COMFORT - brooms nailed to a post as a scratching station.

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Vol 43 - 5
HOT HORSE HACKS
(digital)
by Andi Wyatt
These hacks provide ways to brighten every horse’s day, keeping them
amused and perhaps a little cooler during those long hot hours

Vol 41 - 3
NO SWEAT (digital)
by Kentucky Equine Research
When your horse is unable to sweat it can rapidly accumulate more heat than it can easily eliminate, resulting in high body temperatures that can lead to incoordination, unwillingness to continue exercise, collapse, convulsions, and even death.








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