Have you already clipped your horse this season? And do you need to clip yours? I never had to clip Charlie before, he had perfect short, soft coat and hairs that lie close to his skin. But ever since the guy turned 18 his hair has changed. He turns into a true teddy bear when winter comes. Read more
Posts tagged ‘Health’
If Your Horse Is Looking Tired And Stiff Then It May Need Extra Joint Care
Having tired legs is something that nearly all horses suffer from as they age. There are certain things that owners can do to limit the everyday wear and tear on their legs and give them that extra bit of a boost during their senior years. It doesn’t matter whether your horse is a show animal or a working one – caring for their joints is extremely important and there are a few things that you can do to make their life a little bit more pleasant.
I ran across this Dutch article in horse.nl which covers the topic of a horse’s brain. Always interesting. It starts off mentioning that a horse has a big head, but only a tiny brain. If you were to place them next to a human brain, it would be more noticeable how small they actually are. Then it specifically compares it to a female brain that weighs about 1245 gram and a horse’s brain around 650 grams. Read more
How do you do that? Keep your sanity day in day out. Not letting worrying take out all the fun in life, how do you do that? Living in the here and now, that slogan sounds really simple, simple in theory, but in practice my mind takes a different road and most of the time all I can do is follow. Read more
I wish I were someone who spend the whole day eating chocolates or ice cream. Someone who would snack a lot. Or I wish I would drink a bottle of wine a day. Then I would know exactly where to cut all those extra calories. Unfortunately I am not a saint, nor am I the devil when it comes to eating or exercise. Read more