• Managing Laminitis

    Laminitis is a painful condition which can lead to lameness in affected horses and ponies and in the most severe cases can be lead to total debilitation and even death.  There are several factors that are linked to the onset of laminitis from obesity, insulin resistance, non-structural carbohydrate overload, drug induced complications to endotoxaemia (commonly […]

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  • Getting Horses ‘Sales Ready’

    With a completely revised sales schedule in place for the coming months, there are a number of key thoroughbred auctions due to take place right throughout the summer in Ireland and the UK. Indeed for some producers and consigners they are likely to be moving from one sale directly in to the next.  Some horses […]

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  • New routines for you and your horse

    It is a very strange time for everyone, especially those of us who are used to being so active. Our diaries filled with potential competitions for months ahead and suddenly we must stop. For many, the season was just beginning and whether you are a professional or amateur rider, your passion and hobby has been […]

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  • Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

    EGUS (Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome) was first used to generally describe ulceration of the horse’s stomach in 1999. It is now known that the disease is different according to the position of the ulcer within the horses’ stomach. There are now thought to be two types of gastric ulcer diseases now namely; ESGD – Equine […]

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