In autumn and winter many horses are kept in the stable. Standing in the stable a lot can have consequences for some horses. Older horses in particular can be affected. Stable legs are lurking. Stable legs are swollen legs with moisture in them. Why that is ...
When a horse receives a wound, it does not heal very easily. In any case, after healing, a bald spot or some scar tissue remains visible on a regular basis. As with humans, it is important in horses to take good care of a wound from the start. In some cases, aftercare is even more important than the treatment at the moment.
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.
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.
To prepare for the heavier work you can use groundwork to prepare your horse and train the right muscles. Groundwork consists of basic and advanced exercises.