Horses

How much should a horse cost?

Breed, conformation and supply and demand are among the factors that affect the price of a hors...

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Make your own insect-repellent hanging garden in your stable

Hanging baskets will brighten up your stable yard and keep away flies, mosquitoes and other ann...

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Reducing stress in broodmares

Owners of broodmares should ensure that their animals’ feed is optimal and the timing is righ...

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The many uses of Epsom salts

Magnesium sulphate has a wide range of medicinal uses for humans, from easing inflammation to a...

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How to fit a western saddle

An ill-fitting saddle can affect performance and even cause behavioural problems and back injur...

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Cinnamon, the fat-fighter

Obesity and insulin resistance are common problems today. Cinnamon is a useful treatment, says ...

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Are worms troubling your horse?

Is your horse in poor condition, despite receiving good food? Worms could be the problem, says ...

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Dealing with equine sarcoids

A sarcoid can occur on any horse (or indeed, any equid) and can be troublesome if it grows in v...

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Training western pleasure horses

In South Africa, western pleasure is a discipline largely reserved for children. In the US, thi...

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Remedy for gastric ulcers

Ulcers are a common problem in horses. The good news is that they can be treated naturally and ...

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Dealing with horse allergies

The weather is beautiful at this time of the year. However, this is also when horses suffer mos...

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Beware of impaction colic

Drought-stricken pasture can produce drier intestinal contents that are more likely to get stuc...

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Cabinet reshuffle set to affect agriculture

The looming cabinet reshuffle is expected to have a damaging effect on agriculture, no matter th...