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  1. These problems can be caused by eating sand

    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.

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  2. Does your horse suffer from sensitive hooves? This may be the cause

    Sometimes horses suffer from their hooves. This sensitivity of the hooves can have many different causes. It can be caused, for example, because they have stepped into something with their hoof, but usually this is caused by a physical problem, namely that the horse cannot (properly) dispose of its waste products.

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  3. Preparing food for your horse in advance or not a good idea?

    In principle, the owner of the horse ensures that he already prepares the food for his horse. But some horses - in addition to their normal food - also receive supplements or vitamins. Normal food can be prepared well in advance, but does this also apply to the supplements? In the blog post below, there is more information about whether or not to prepare the food for your horse. What should you and what should you not take into account?

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  4. Different types of miniature horses and the accompanying studbooks

    Nowadays you see many different types, sizes and colors of mini horses with accompanying studbooks. For many, a jumble of information so that you can no longer see the forest through the trees. Anything small is a mini horse, right?

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  5. Driving with your mini horse or shetland horse

    Your miniature horse or Shetlander is much more than just a fun animal for pasture or breeding. For example, many facets of equestrian sport are already practiced with mini horses and Shetland horses. Some examples are freedom dressage, obstacle courses, jumping, long lines and of course the harnessed sport.

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  6. How often does a horse have to go to the blacksmith?

    A good pair of shoes is important for a solid foundation. If you wear the wrong shoes, this can cause problems. You will notice this not only on your feet, but also in the rest of your body. It is just as important for your horse to have good "shoes". Then of course in the form of hooves ... Well-maintained hooves are important for the well-being of your horse!

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  7. Deworming your horse ... How does that work?

    Worms are another word for parasites. The deworming process involves removing internal parasites. It is a bit of a cat and mouse game, because both the horse and the worms have an urge to survive. Just as with bacteria, it is also possible for worms to develop resistance to pesticides.

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  8. Horse riding with tracks

    Every now and then you may need an aid while riding your horse. An example of this are tracks. But what exactly are tracks? And which suit you and your horse?

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  9. The difference between hay and silage

    The choice of food for your horse can sometimes be overwhelming. Especially when all food providers claim that their horse feed is superior, you may no longer see the forest through the trees. You can choose a "normal chunk", sports chunk, muesli ... And how about roughage such as grass, hay and pre-drying silage? In this blog we will discuss the properties and differences.

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  10. How do you measure the right size for a halter?

    Every horse is different. This also applies to the dimensions of your horse's head. Are you planning to order a halter in the MHS Equestrian webshop, then measure the head of your horse before you place the order. This way you increase the chance that you purchase the right size halter in one go. Because no matter how hard brands do their best to maintain dimensions ... Sizes can always deviate from the "normal" dimensions.

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