The champs’ vet, Emmanuelle Van Erck, giving you all the insides of how to keep your horse’s respiratory system as healthy as possible !
“Swimsuit? ✅ Towel? ✅ Umbrella? ✅ Water bucket? ✅ Horse? ✅ Electrolytes? ✅ Alright, that’s everything. Silver and I are ready for summer!” Summer is just around the corner, or almost… But did you know that your horse can also sweat and dehydrate in winter? So now’s the perfect time to go over perspiration, thermoregulation, and dehydration in horses. We’ll also look at electrolytes,…
Cereals have a bad reputation these days! A lot of people say they are ill-adjusted for the horse’s digestive system, and some even speak of allergies. Through time, they have showed their nutritional value for the modern horse’s feeding (if used correctly) but nowadays this “back to the roots” movement is what society expects,…
How to get your horse to recover quickly after work? Walk? Trot? For how long? And why are we doing it? What’s the point? Let me tell you everything on the horse’s active recovery ⏩
You can’t ride without your horses ending up completely dehydrated? Or maybe you want to do some physical preparation before a show? In any case, you want to improve your horse’s fitness / enhance its lung capacity / work on its heart rate? Let me give you the ONLY way to success.
It’s finally spring and with it comes the heat season. You might notice a certain number of behavioral patterns that you had forgotten over the winter. Yes, that typical mare attitude is back! 😁 Let’s put the jokes aside. You’ve probably already asked yourself: Why do mares have heat cycles and women don’t? Does it…
Myositis is a muscle disorder (a myopathy) often linked to effort. It can be really overwhelming and every horse owner should know about it. Indeed, dealing with it is important to get your horse back to work after the episode and lessen the horse’s pain. Let’s have an overview of the horse’s myositis.
Horse owners know this disease only too well: the summer seasonal recurrent dermatitis (SSRD, or sweet itch). It is a scourge, and it’s hard to get rid of. The summer is now well installed, and we thought it would be a good idea to give you some little reminders about this disease.
What if we were wrong to isolate the mare from her foal? Could we imagine for a moment leaving artificial weaning behind? Let’s see how we could make this moment easier for both the mare and the foal.
Your horse has arthritis 😱 and you’re not sure what you could do to make things easier for it? Or you’re concerned your horse will have this disease one day and you want to know all about it beforehand? This article is made for you! ⏬