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Do Horses Need Rugs?

Rugless In Winter Snow

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Winter Weather | But Should Horses Be Rugged? Lets play ‘Devils Advocate’, should our horses even be rugged? The market for horse and pony rugs is enormous, the millions spent advertising and marketing rugs and blankets must mean that they are completely necessary, but are they? Or are we all brainwashed in to believing that […]

Rugging Up Your Horse For Winter

Photo of a horse that is PIEBALD in colour

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When & How To Rug Up Your Horse For Winter Winter is definitely on its way with the nights drawing in and mornings getting chillier, and if we are starting to feel the cold so are our horses The weather is, as we all know, very unpredictable which means having to use several types of […]

Add Your Own Horse Care Tips For Saving Time & Money

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Add Your Own Favourite Hints & Tips To Save Money & Time With Horse Care Horses are often a labour of love and expensive to keep and maintain, anything that helps to reduce the burden on the pocket and save some time can only be a good thing, here are a few suggestions from us […]

A Guide To Rugs | Types | Sizes & Fitting

how to measure for a horse rug

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Fitting The Right Type & Size Of Rug For a Comfortable Horse Scroll down to cast your vote on the best value horse rugs Types of Horse Rugs Heavy-weight, medium-weight and light-weight turnout rugs are designed for use in autumn and winter, particularly on finer horses or those that have been clipped. Many turnout rugs […]

Deter Bin Raiding Foxes With Epsom Salts

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Epsom Salts | A Multitude Of Uses Spread a few tablespoons of Epsom Salts around the bins to deter foxes from raiding them – they don’t like the taste It will also repel cockroaches and silverfish…:) Epsom Salts & Horse Care Epsom salts are a naturally occurring mix of magnesium and sulphate and are widely […]

Freezing Water Troughs | Balls and Hot Beds!

Freezing water troughs is a big problem for horse owners in the winter

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Frozen Water Troughs & Tanks A large ball placed in the water trough or tank will make it easier to break the ice when it freezes If possible, keep the tap or ballcock dripping slightly as the running water makes it harder to freeze over If the tank or trough is high above the ground and […]

Home Made Remedy For Horse’s Cracked Heels…| Aka Mud Fever

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Mud Fever | Cracked Heels The bane of most horse owner’s lives – mud fever aka cracked heels is a common problem made worse by wet muddy conditions. It is not a single disease but a collection of symptoms related to several causes and surprisingly it is not limited to horses that are in mud […]