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What You Need To Know About First Aid for Horse Owners

First Aid for Horse Owners

The first things to consider when it comes to first aid for horse owners are temperature, pulse and breathing, particularly when your horse isn’t acting himself. Check them regularly so you have a record of his normal temperature, pulse, and respiratory rates on hand for comparison in the event of an accident or illness. How… Read more »

How to Keep Your Grey Horse Gleaming

how to clean your grey horse

Keeping a horse clean is a huge task on its own. Getting into a daily routine of basic cleanliness combined with a weekly bath and grooming session can go a long way towards your horse not only looking his best, but preventing permanent staining on grey coats and fending off minor health issues. Even if you… Read more »

What is Equine Inflammation and How do you Treat your Horse?

Equine Inflammation

Inflammation is the process when white blood cells and substances they produce protect a horse’s from injury and infection with foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses. However, in some diseases, like arthritis, the horse’s body’s immune system — the defense system — triggers an inflammatory response when there are no foreign invaders to fight… Read more »