Sectors - Horses
Farmers Weekly
Taking a horse through water

Our dry climate means that young horses often are not used to crossing streams and even large puddles, but with a little patience you can show them how.
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Keep this deadly virus at bay

Transmitted by mosquitoes, the West Nile virus can prove fatal to unvaccinated horses.
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Protecting horses against leopards

Preventing predation by leopards is complicated because they are a protected species. Moreover, they might not be the true culprit, warns Dr Mac.
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How serious are those warts on a horse's muzzle?

Just how serious are those small warts often seen on the muzzles of young horses? Dr Mac sets your mind at rest.
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All about the leg wrap

Leg wraps will protect your horse, especially while travelling, but if not applied properly they can do damage. Learn how to do them properly.
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All about the tail bandage

It’s important to know how to bandage your horse’s tail properly to avoid complications.
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Rabies can be a danger to your horse

Rabies is a cruel and incurable disease, but horses can be inoculated against it at little cost.
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Horses in Africa

North Africans have been riding horses since antiquity and equines remain a valued cultural resource, says Dr Mac.
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Grooming your horse

A gleaming, healthy horse is a handsome sight, and likely to be a contented animal. But getting it to this condition takes ‘spit and polish’, and trust between human and horse.
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About equine leptospirosis

Although a vaccine for horses has been developed, we first need to know just how prevalent this bacterial disease is in South Africa, says Dr Mac.
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