Horses generally avoid toxic plants, but owners need to know how to identify them in order to avoid serious mishaps, writes Kim Dyson.
Building a relationship of trust and respect from day one will be a life-changing experience for you and your foal, writes Kim Dyson.
The growing popularity of sand arenas at SA shows means adapting your training ground, says Dr Mac.
A provincial ordinance – yes, there are some of those left – dating back to 1985 is the chagrin of mining companies with exploration plans in the Western Cape.
A horse that refuses to be caught so you can ride it is no fun. But there are ways of breaking this bad habit, writes Kim Dyson.
A worrying trend is taking hold in South Africa – the importation of processed agricultural products.
Dr Mac discusses how to make sure your horse’s legs are ‘straight’ and how to identify and deal with ‘crooked legs’.
Now that your horse is home, the wonderful journey of discovery can begin.
The weekend’s newspapers were littered with political stories dealing with the ruling party’s leadership battle.
The threat of colic has to be taken seriously as surgery can be extremely expensive, cautions Dr Mac.
SA National Parks (SANParks), which is responsible for managing SA’s conservation treasures, came under criticism from organised agriculture recently.
Owning a horse can be a wonderful experience, but you need to do your homework before taking the plunge, writes Kim Dyson.