Understanding windgalls, Part 2

Causes of windgalls Windgalls are the result of irritation of the joint surfaces or joint capsules, causing excessive production and reduced absorption of synovial fluid. The following are examples of…

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AskHQ: Box rest

Q: How can I make box rest easier for my horse? He is so stressed when the other horses go out in the morning. Asked by Gemma Picken A: Box…

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AskHQ: Living out

Q: Can my horse live out? Answered by Charlotte Bastiaanse A: Before domestication, horses used to live out throughout the day and night. Nowadays, horses are generally, at least in…

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Moving yards
Inspect the stables thoroughly and ensure that they are safe.

Moving yards

Problem: I need to move livery yards, but don’t really know what I’m looking for. Solution: There are several things to consider when choosing a livery yard that suits you…

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AskHQ: Wood chewing

Q: My horse chews wood. People at the barn say it is due to a nutritional deficiency, but I'm not sure what that deficiency is? A: Many horses like to…

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AskHQ: Stable dimensions

Q: What are the minimum recommended dimensions of a stable? A: Expecting horses to stay happy when cooped up for hours in a stable is quite an ask – especially…

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