Sectors - Horses
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Controlling veterinary costs

Veterinary bills can be expensive. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these costs without compromising your horse’s health, says Dr Mac.
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Learning about hooves – Part 1

Become familiar with what’s healthy and what’s not, says Kim Dyson.
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Watch pregnant horses closely

It might be a ‘natural process’, but owners should know the signs of foaling, as complications can arise, warns Dr Mac.
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Horses tooth problems

Your horse needs a dental check-up every six months, just like a human being, says Kim Dyson.
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To clip or not to clip a horse

Endurance riders were traditionally prejudiced against clipping, but attitudes are changing, says Dr Mac.
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Treat your horse's tendon injuries immediately

Tendon damage can end a horse’s riding career, warns Kim Dyson.
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Puncture wounds in a horse's hoof

These are a common cause of sudden lameness, cautions Dr Mac.
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Endurance riding through the Taurus Mountains

A long-distance ride in southern Turkey provides an interesting challenge to endurance riders, says Dr Mac.
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Why a horse rears

It might look cool when the Lone Ranger and Silver do it, but in real life a rearing horse is no fun, says Kim Dyson.
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One horse, one passport

If your horse competes, make sure it has the right passport, filled in correctly, says Dr Mac.
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