Lunging a horse is something many people do on a weekly basis. And that's understandable! Did you know that lunging is a very good addition to the training of your horse? While lunging, you teach your horse to walk on its own two feet, and to carry itself without the weight of a rider on its back.
During the summer months, it's less complicated, but by the onset of fall and winter, everyone is running into it; Rug Choices! Which rug do you need for your horse when? How thick should the rug be to keep my horse warm? Does the rug have to be waterproof or is it only for the stable? Every horse, just like people, is different and therefore has different needs. So there is no specific rug suitable for every horse at that time. External factors such as the weather and temperature also influence this.
Clipped or not clipped?
First of all, there is a big difference between clipped horses and unclipped horses. A horse that is not clipped creates a thick winter coat itself. When an unclipped horse is cold, he will lift
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 ...
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.
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.