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Health

Thursday, 15 November, 2018

How to feed your horse well? Our advice to manage a stable horse

Like care, horse feeding is essential for his well-being, health and performance. A poorly adapted diet can cause colic or other digestive diseases, and be a daily source of discomfort and stress. In this article, we address the sensitive subject of food. 1. Understanding the nutritional needs of your horse The horse is a non-ruminant ...

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Thursday, 16 August, 2018

How to prepare your horse for the cross-country course? Throwback to the canter training sessions of Raphael Cochet for the Grand Complet

Raphael Cochet and his mare Shérazad were present at the Haras du Pin last weekend for the Grand Complet 2018. Unfortunately no ranking for them but a great clear round cross-country course in 6'44'' where they were able to use their Seaver girth sleeve 🙂 Let’s look back on the canter training sessions made ...

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Thursday, 9 August, 2018

Understanding Seaver’s "symmetry" feature

The Seaver girth and girth sleeve evaluate your horse/pony’s symmetry during training. But what exactly is symmetry? In this article, we explain how it is measured and why it is so important 🙂 What is the symmetry of my horse? Symmetry implies that both forelimbs and both hind limbs are used equivalently. A sound horse ...

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Monday, 28 May, 2018

How to manage the arrival of sunny days

Spring has arrived; the weather and temperatures are nicer! Unfortunately for horses, spring also means insects, diseases and allergies. It is up to us riders, to know them, recognize them and know the proper reaction to have. Insects Insects are a real scourge for horses with the arrival of sunny days. For some horses, ...

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Friday, 4 May, 2018

Our expert dr. Justine Guillaume’s Advices for a Good Post-Effort Recovery

Among the training challenges, that of the optimization of recovery after exercise deserves particular attention. Recovery combines all the processes and strategies set up to allow the horse athlete to regain the integrity of his physical capacities. The point is to optimize the time required by the organism to regain after a performance a ...

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