Sectors - Horses
Insulin Resistance in horses

Prevention is always better than cure. Kim Dyson offers some tips on how to avoid insulin resistance.
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The best way to groom your horse with a curry comb

Get the sweat out of your horse, as well as dirt and loose hairs. Dr Mac shows how.
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Horses and capped hocks

If not treated in time, this kind of swelling can ruin a show horse’s career, warns Kim Dyson.
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How to be a horse whisperer

There's no mysticism involved. To build a beautiful friendship with your horse, you just need to know how to speak its language, writes Kim Dyson.
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Transporting your horse

Dehydration, stress and injury during long-distance road travel can be avoided with a little planning, explains Dr Mac.
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Laser therapy for horses

Laser therapy is non-invasive and painless. Moreover, it speeds up recovery, says Kim Dyson.
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New remedies for horse skin ailments

F10 disinfectants, which were developed in South Africa, are gaining a reputation for treating wounds, says Dr Mac.
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Fencing: stay on the safe side

Well-constructed paddock fences prevent injuries and are worth every cent, says Dr Mac.
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How to treat splints

Characterised by a hard, bony swelling, splints are a common cause of lameness in young horses, says Dr Mac.
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Pale horses

Anaemia affects older horses, those that are unfit or ill, and colder-blooded types, says Kim Dyson.
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