Variable feeding positions

education feeding Sep 02, 2020

Written October 2019. 

Sometimes I am able to gain valuable knowledge from highly respected professionals in my industry and I just think “Wow! This is absolutely spot on, and I need to share this with my clients”

I recently wrote about variable feeding positions and how this can affect our horses. But following on from what I learnt from the amazing Sharon May-Davis at the recent Centaur Biomechanics seminar, I would like to share some more insight with you, which I am sure...

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Arcequine use

education Sep 02, 2020

For all the new Arcequine owners! I thought I would write an article about how I use the Arc and some hints and tips as lots of you have taken up the current special discount offer…

As of May 2020 the less than half price deal is still on – contact me for details if you would like to purchase a unit!

I have used the Arcequine for years, on my own horse and horses coming in to my yard for rehabilitation. I have seen improvements in soft tissue injuries such as suspensory...

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Kissing Spine

kissing spine Sep 02, 2020

Welcome to my post about ‘Kissing Spine’. I hope there will be some useful information in here for you. I have been working with horses with 'Kissing Spine' for a number of years both in residential rehabilitation and at owners yards, so have gained experience and understanding that I have now been able to put into my ebook and online training course, to help owners to fully rehabilitate their horses. 

Onto the article...

10 years ago most of us hadn’t even heard of...

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Practical tips for managing & preventing laminitis

education laminitis Sep 02, 2020

Unfortunately for some, we are now well into the spring/summer months which is the most difficult time of year for horses prone to laminitis. Although we now know through research that laminitis can happen at any time of year, as sugar increases or ‘spikes’ in grass for a number of reasons, and not just in sunny conditions in the spring and summer.

The weather conditions in the UK are great for growing grass, however the grass in this country is generally too ‘good’...

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Signs of back pain in the horse

education kissing spine Sep 02, 2020

SIGNS OF BACK PAIN IN THE HORSE 

I have been working with horses full time for over 10 years now, both as a Spinal Manipulation Therapist and now also as a Vet Physiotherapist dealing with injured horses going through rehabilitation. During this time I have seen a LOT of horses with back pain, it is the main problem that I deal with on a day to day basis in my work, whether it’s a couple of spinal joints that are sore, or the muscles have gone into spasm, or the other end of...

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Daily management tips to encourage good posture

core engagement Sep 02, 2020

Here are my top tips to help encourage good posture in your horses, and they are small things that you can be doing on a daily basis. Little and often is better than once a week! 

What do we mean by good posture?

Good posture in a horse is a strong toned core, which lifts the back. A strong and well muscled topline. A leg at each corner is a saying in the horse world, and good posture is also a leg at each corner of the horse, with the horse neither leaning over his forehand, or leaving...

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