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Thursday, 9 July, 2020

Horse Well-Being And Health After A Long Period Of Inactivity: Lockdown And Discomfort, How Does A Chain Of Injury Set In?

With the osteopathy development in the equestrian field for about twenty years now, a concept spread itself to become very trendy between riders and osteopaths: “physical compensation”. A term that has become familiar to explain, as a rider, what seems logical (or not…) on the horse’s movement deficiency. This term is rightly used to ...

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Thursday, 2 July, 2020

Horse well-being and health after a long period of inactivity: my mare is particularly moody, what can I do?

Sexual hormones excesses often bother mares, not only morally but also physically. They lead to mood swings, small colic, cervical, back, and lumbar muscle tensions. Besides, sometimes, training sessions or intense emotions can induce stress and can even trigger Myositis. Discover this particularly unsteady mare’s case and solutions to relieve her tensions in this ...

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Thursday, 25 June, 2020

Horse well-being and health after a long period of inactivity: how to solve a lack of tonicity?

Not all horses are equal when it comes to tonicity: some of them stay in shape and tonic with only two training sessions per week, when others need to be trained daily (no more than one or two days off a week) to maintain a musculature that is adapted to their sport level. Marbuzet’s ...

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Friday, 25 October, 2019

Colic, what is it and how can we avoid them?

1st cause of death in horses, colic is a concern for owners and equestrian centers. They are among the most common and serious disorders in equines. They constitute the veterinarian's first reason for emergency calls and the leading cause of horse mortality. In this article, we explain how to avoid them and how to react when your horse is showing signs of colic.

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Friday, 9 August, 2019

Physiological trim? What is that?

Also known as "natural trim", the physiological trim has become quite popular in recent years. Opinions on the subject are various, particularly regarding its compatibility for the sport use. You will discover in this article that this way of thinking isn't only a matter of shoeing or unshoeing your horse, for some pathologies need necessarily the use of orthopaedic shoes as some disciplines on the grass.

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