Sectors - Horses
All about amazing moringa

Both you and your horse can benefit from supplements containing leaves from this little ‘miracle of nature’, says Kim Dyson.
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Oat hay for horses

Oat hay can be cultivated throughout South Africa, but is it suitable forage for horses when supplementation with hay is necessary? Dr Mac investigates.
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Dropping the 'dominance theory'

It is now considered old-fashioned and misguided, not to mention cruel, to use ‘dominance theory’ methods to train a horse, cautions Dr Mac.
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Mouldy maize stover: it could prove a killer

Equine leukoencephalomalacia is a deadly disease sometimes found in mouldy maize stover, cautions Dr Mac.
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Just how high is your horse?

An exact measurement is needed to certify competition horses, says Dr Mac.
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Keeping the bit in its place

A well-fitted cavesson can help you control your horse, says Dr Mac.
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Heritability of temperament in horses

Is temperament mainly genetic or due to the environment? Before answering this question, we should be clear about what is meant by ‘temperament’, says Dr Mac.
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Importing horses

Bringing in competition horses from overseas can be expensive and requires expert help, cautions Dr Mac.
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Dealing with the rattles

Rhodococcus equi infections can be fatal, especially in Arabian foals, says Dr Mac.
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Know your horse breed: Percheron

Percherons have become extremely popular in South Africa, not least because these gentle giants are easy to handle and still have some use on the farm, says Dr Mac.
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