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Health

Monday, 11 February, 2019

What does the concept of well-being mean in the horse?

Animal welfare has been arousing scientists and general public’s interest for a few decades. What does this concept really mean and what can we do to improve the well-being of our horse?

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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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