Blog — Spring

Equine Joint Care

Posted by Julie Charlton on

Equine Joint Care
There are endless products on the market that are sold as some form of joint care for your horse. So how do we know what to buy and which one is what our horses' need?

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Rug Choices for the New Zealand Summer

Posted by Julie Charlton on

How hard is it to find the perfect cover for this time of the year?! The weather goes from boiling hot, to torrential down pours with some added lightening mixed in. And it seems like anything that is 100% waterproof will also make your horse sweat in the sun, so what should you do? The problem is once you make a cover 100% waterproof, you seal it off so water doesn't come in but unfortunately under direct heat from the sun this same seal will cause the horse to sweat.   There are however shower proof covers on the market that...

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Allergy Season

Posted by Julie Charlton on

Allergy Season

Allergies, especially in Spring, are common in horses and can range from mild to severe. Many trees such as; Pines, Birches, Alders, Cedars and Poplars have pollen that cause allergies. Grasses can also be at the root of the cause, this is less common but some horses may experience allergic reactions to Rye and Timothy grasses.

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