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  1. What can I do with my miniature horse or Shetland?

    Many people have a mini horse or Shetland animal as a companion animal for their large horse or pony. You also see a lot of two Shetland ponies or mini horses as a lawn mower in the meadow near home. Unfortunately, many miniature horses and Shetland ponies are therefore too fat because they do little to nothing but “mow the lawn” and keep company. But what exactly can you do with such a small horse?

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  2. Stable legs ... What is that and how do you prevent it?

    In autumn and winter many horses are kept in the stable. Standing in the stable a lot can have consequences for some horses. Older horses in particular can be affected. Stable legs are lurking. Stable legs are swollen legs with moisture in them. Why that is ...

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  3. This influence has stress on your horse

    There is often uncertainty or questions about stress in horses. It is known that events such as competitions can cause stress on a horse. Of course, stress can also be caused by something else. Think of the character of a horse, changing the living environment or the arrival of a new stable mate. When a horse is under stress it is important to find out where exactly this stress comes from. What is the reason for his changing behavior?

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  4. Injured horse? This is how you provide the right aftercare

    When a horse receives a wound, it does not heal very easily. In any case, after healing, a bald spot or some scar tissue remains visible on a regular basis. As with humans, it is important in horses to take good care of a wound from the start. In some cases, aftercare is even more important than the treatment at the moment.

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  5. Vitamin E for your horse. This does it

    There are several vitamin supplements for horses on the market, including vitamin E supplements. But what does vitamin E actually do for your horse? And what happens when your horse is deficient in vitamin E? We figured it out for you.

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  6. These problems can be caused by eating sand

    Sand eating is not healthy for a horse. Horses often eat sand unnoticed, but there are also horses where it is a habit to eat sand. Annoying, especially because this can lead to annoying complaints such as sand colic, for example. We are happy to explain to you in this blog post how this is done and how you can prevent it.

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  7. Does your horse suffer from sensitive hooves? This may be the cause

    Sometimes horses suffer from their hooves. This sensitivity of the hooves can have many different causes. It can be caused, for example, because they have stepped into something with their hoof, but usually this is caused by a physical problem, namely that the horse cannot (properly) dispose of its waste products.

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  8. Preparing food for your horse in advance or not a good idea?

    In principle, the owner of the horse ensures that he already prepares the food for his horse. But some horses - in addition to their normal food - also receive supplements or vitamins. Normal food can be prepared well in advance, but does this also apply to the supplements? In the blog post below, there is more information about whether or not to prepare the food for your horse. What should you and what should you not take into account?

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  9. Different types of miniature horses and the accompanying studbooks

    Nowadays you see many different types, sizes and colors of mini horses with accompanying studbooks. For many, a jumble of information so that you can no longer see the forest through the trees. Anything small is a mini horse, right?

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  10. Driving with your mini horse or shetland horse

    Your miniature horse or Shetlander is much more than just a fun animal for pasture or breeding. For example, many facets of equestrian sport are already practiced with mini horses and Shetland horses. Some examples are freedom dressage, obstacle courses, jumping, long lines and of course the harnessed sport.

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