Twisted Gut in Horses: Essential Signs, Treatment, and Prevention Guide - just horse riders

Twisted Gut in Horses: Essential Signs, Treatment, and Prevention Guide

Quick Guide to Understanding Twisted Gut in Horses Category Key Points What is Twisted Gut? A serious condition where a horse's intestine twists, causing obstruction and potentially leading to necrosis....
February 23, 2024 — Aaron Englander
What Rug Should I Use for Certain Temperatures? The Ultimate Guide - just horse riders

What Rug Should I Use for Certain Temperatures? The Ultimate Guide

Rug Selection Guide for Various Temperatures Temperature Range (°C) Unclipped Horses Clipped Horses 20+ Degrees No rug needed No rug or lightweight no-fill rug 10-20 Degrees No rug needed Lightweight...
February 23, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Tetanus in Horses: Essential Prevention and Care Tips - just horse riders

Tetanus in Horses: Essential Prevention and Care Tips

Key Points on Tetanus in Horses Aspect Details Cause Clostridium tetani bacterium found in soil, infects through wounds. Symptoms Muscle stiffness, lockjaw, "sawhorse" stance, spasms, erect ears, stiff tail. Prevention...
February 22, 2024 — Aaron Englander
What is Laminitis? Understanding This Equine Foot Condition - just horse riders

What is Laminitis? Understanding This Equine Foot Condition

Quick Guide to Understanding Laminitis Category Key Points What is Laminitis? Inflammation and damage to the laminae in horse's hooves, causing pain and mobility issues. Main Causes Dietary issues, systemic...
February 22, 2024 — Aaron Englander
How do you deal with a hard to catch horse? Essential Tips & Tricks for Equestrians - just horse riders

How do you deal with a hard to catch horse? Essential Tips & Tricks for Equestrians

Key Area Strategies Tools & Techniques Tips for Success Understanding Causes Identify reasons behind avoidance N/A Consider horse's past experiences Approach & Catch Non-threatening approach, positive reinforcement Catch rope Be...
February 21, 2024 — Aaron Englander
How Horses Show Fear: Understanding Equine Anxiety Signals - just horse riders

How Horses Show Fear: Understanding Equine Anxiety Signals

Aspect Key Points Body Language Indicators Trembling or Snorting Forward-Pointing Ears and Wide-Open Eyes Widened Nostrils and High Head Carriage Increased Muscle Tension Triangulated Eyes Causes of Fear Traumatic Experiences...
February 21, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Does My Horse Need a Companion? Understanding Equine Social Needs - just horse riders

Does My Horse Need a Companion? Understanding Equine Social Needs

Key Points Summary Aspect Key Points Considerations Social Nature of Horses Horses are inherently social creatures that thrive in groups. Isolation can lead to stress and behavioral problems. Types of...
February 20, 2024 — Aaron Englander
How Often Should I Clean My Tack: Essential Tips for Equestrian Care - just horse riders

How Often Should I Clean My Tack: Essential Tips for Equestrian Care

Quick Guide to Tack Maintenance Aspect Key Points Cleaning Frequency Leather tack after every ride, bits rinsed after each use and cleaned weekly, saddle pads washed regularly based on use,...
February 20, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Where Do Horses Rank in Intelligence? Unveiling Equine Minds - just horse riders

Where Do Horses Rank in Intelligence? Unveiling Equine Minds

Where Do Horses Rank in Intelligence? Horses have long been the unsung geniuses of the animal kingdom. With their majestic manes and thoughtful gazes, they've sparked curiosity and admiration through...
February 19, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Are Horses Smarter Than Dogs? Unraveling Animal Intelligence - just horse riders

Are Horses Smarter Than Dogs? Unraveling Animal Intelligence

Are Horses Smarter Than Dogs? Unraveling the Mystery When it comes to comparing the intelligence of horses and dogs, we're venturing into a fascinating realm of animal cognition that's as...
February 19, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Food Horses Cannot Eat: Essential Safety Tips for Horse Owners - just horse riders

Food Horses Cannot Eat: Essential Safety Tips for Horse Owners

Food Horses Cannot Eat: A Comprehensive Guide Welcome to the world of horse care, where the grass is always greener... unless it's toxic! If you've ever wondered whether horses can...
February 16, 2024 — Aaron Englander
Cellulitis in Horses: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention - just horse riders

Cellulitis in Horses: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Understanding Cellulitis in Horses: Not Just a Swell Problem Welcome to our deep dive into cellulitis in horses, a condition that could make your majestic steed look like it's smuggling...
February 16, 2024 — Aaron Englander