AskHQ: Hoof growth

Q: How fast do horses' hooves grow? A: A horse's hoof grows at a rate of approximately 6-10mm per month. This means that in order to regrow and entirely new…

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AskHQ: To clip or not to clip…

Q: Should I clip my horse this winter or not?  A: As winter approaches, many riders choose to clip their horses, but do you really need to and is it…

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Beating the heat

With summer upon us and temperatures soaring, horses and riders are in danger of overheating. Excessive sweating can lead to an imbalance of electrolytes and dehydration as the horse loses…

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Read more about the article Spring cleaning
Make sure that your paddocks are safe for whatever your horses get up to!

Spring cleaning

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s we come out of the chilly winter season, it’s time to start looking forward to the warmer summer season. Summer means sunshine, green grass, much-needed rain, longer days, and…

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Read more about the article Grass allergies
Some horses may have allergies to biting insects. These issues need to be handled with care.

Grass allergies

Along with our glorious summer weather comes the dreaded mange for those whose horses are susceptible. Seemingly overnight, sleek shiny horses can turn into dull-coated, itching shadows of their former…

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