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Hoofbeats Magazine: December/January 2017

Hoofbeats December

The pages of Hoofbeats have over the years been filled with tales from readers and vets about horses’ various injuries, and the treatment options taken. The new December/January edition is no different, with Yvette Colomb’s 17 year old Thoroughbred Cleo

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Skin Irritations in the Horse + Win a tub of ‘Itch-Free’ herbal blend

flies can cause skin irritations in horses

Many owners find Spring and Summer to be challenging times for managing horses with skin conditions. Joanne Wallace from Thompson & Redwood explains how herbs may assist in keeping irritated horses more comfortable. Read on for more information and the

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Hoofbeats Magazine: October/November 2017

Inside the October/November issue of Hoofbeats The Road to Recovery  Victorian dressage competitor Renee Pedretti’s path towards a successful career as a rider and trainer has taken a few unexpected turns along the way. Her candid story highlights some of the challenges

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Banish the Bounce: Sports Bras for Equestrians

sports bras for equestrians

All over the world, female riders are finding that “fun bags” are not so fun as you’re sitting the trot with vet-wrapped, double bra’d chests a-heaving. So, Cavalletti Equine Marketplace and iVideo Production accepted the mission to stamp out crimes

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Feeding herbs to horses: the Dodson & Horrell range

Why feed herbs to horses?

What are the benefits of feeding herbs to horses, and how do we know which herbs are best to feed? Joanne Wallace from Thompson & Redwood explains that domestic horses usually don’t have the variety of plant choice that their

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Five tips to keep you and your horse clean when showing

Staying clean when owning a horse seems to be an impossible task. We have all learned to have our “horse clothes” which are strictly for when we are around the horses. These clothes get spat on, rubbed on and God

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Facebook: Policing the policy regarding the sale of horses

The equestrian world was left reeling last week as Facebook commenced enforcing a ban on horse advertising under the rules of its Commerce Policy. The policy – which prohibits the sale of animals on Facebook – has been in effect

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Increasing the demand for retired racehorses post racing

Animal welfare is a critical element of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) racing strategy. The quality of racing within WA is dependent on many factors but at the forefront is the welfare of our racing horses and greyhounds.

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