HORSE CARE

Advice on fireworks night

Most horse owners will dread that time in early November (or New Year’s Eve) when fireworks seem to go on forever. This is especially as horses and fireworks can be a difficult combination to manage. This year there may be fewer organised displays due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, this may mean that more private households…

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Vetting a Horse

  Vetting a Horse Once you’ve chosen a horse or pony that you would like to buy, before making the final decision, it is sensible to have a pre-purchase veterinary examination performed (vet’s certificate or a ‘vetting’ as it is often known). Getting a horse vetted Vetting or pre-purchase examinations are often not a significant…

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Why the Horse Health Programme is a good idea for horse owners

Why the Horse Health Programme is a good idea for horse owners Meet our newest blogger Martha: Martha is an Ambulatory Vet at one of our great practices, B&W Equine Vets!   First of all let me introduce myself, my name is Martha and I’ve worked for B&W Equine Vets for three and a half…

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Equine Myths

As owners and perhaps competitors, we have many responsibilities towards our horses. This includes feeding and caring for them properly, and addressing any injuries or illnesses, but that responsibility doesn’t stop at the stable door. We also have wider responsibilities within the equine community – mainly to not cause or allow harm to others through…

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