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  • Update from Camilla Hardie!

    We’ve had a busy few months since my last update… Firstly was The Blue Chip Show Jumping Championships, for the 5th consecutive year, Beau and Dougal went for their customary More…

  • Update from Sarah Gadd!

    Last weekend we went to Pachesham Equestrian Centre for the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) South East Championships. Although we have taken part in RoR sections at some British Eventing competitions, More…

  • Sarc-Ex – Jenna and Chukka

    This is ‘Chukka’ my 23yr old new Zealand bred polo mare who I have owned since late July. She was purchased through a horse sale as a happy hack, where More…

  • Update from Sarah Gadd

    We have had a week of mixed emotions here which started early Saturday morning when we said a very sad good bye to the lovely Diaz. I was incredibly sorry to More…

  • Roo Fox Burghley Update

    Roo Fox chats to us after the dressage phase, she produced a great test but landed in an unlucky placing, shes hoping to whizz round the cross country later on More…

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Equine Sarcoids: The Basics

  Sarcoids are the most common skin tumour of horses worldwide, they have a wide range of appearances, behaviours, and characteristics which makes each sarcoid slightly different and make them challenging for vets to treat. They can develop anywhere on the body but are most commonly found in certain areas, including:   The eyes/ears Muzzle/lips […]

Equine Arthritis

Equine Arthritis: An Overview For most horse owners we buy horses in order to have fun and partake in different athletic activities, whether that’s a sedate hack around the block or heading off and competing at Badminton, we all want our horses to do something.   Unfortunately, lameness is a relatively common problem affecting horses of […]

Shake it off…

Shake It Off: Headshaking explained At this time of year, vets report a dramatic increase in the number of horses showing signs of “headshaking”. This is a significant neurological disease and shouldn’t be taken lightly. The abnormal movements range from small “tics” to severe and distressing jerking of the head. Most horses will shake their […]

Starting from Scratch…

Starting from Scratch: A Brief Overview of Summer Skin Complaints Luckily for us the skin is the largest organ in the horse’s body, which means that spotting the problems with it are relatively easy.  If only it stopped there! The difficulty, unfortunately, is not in spotting the problem but in diagnosing and treating the problem. […]

And Breathe…

And Breathe: A look at common breathing problems Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) is a common condition in many different types of horses. It is a performance limiting problem commonly caused by an allergic respiratory response. Signs include: – chronic cough – nasal discharge – increased respiratory rate (tachypnoea) and effort (dyspnoea) Episodes of RAO are usually […]

Is your horse prone to Laminitis?

Laminitis is a painful inflammatory condition of the tissues (laminae) that bond the hoof wall to the pedal bone in the horses hoof. It can affect any horse, of any age or sex, at any time of the year. Laminitis is caused by weakening of the supporting lamina within the hoof, leading to painful tearing […]

Did you know #1

Unique Advice We offer advice over the phone, absolutely FREE! We have a trained team of advisers and ultimately, if the issue you are facing is outside of their experience and training, you can talk directly with our vet, James Evans MRCVS. Yes, we know it’s an exceptional service… but hey, we think Global Herbs customers are […]

Did you know #2

Global Herbs – BlackSalt The core mineral is found in the Himalaya from Pakistan & Northern India.   But only becomes ‘Black Salt’ or ‘Sambar Salt’ after being heated through according to traditional ayurvedic methods. See product: BlackSalt

Did you know #4

Happy Hooves The average, normal hoof will grow at about 15 mm per month as a foal & 12 mm per month as yearling, reducing to a steady 9 mm monthly as a mature horse and down to about 6 mm each month in older age.  This is a seasonal average as it will be […]

Did you know #5

Turmeric Turmeric has recently become a popular topic in the horse world, and we at GH have been using it in our supplements for a while now. Turmeric is traditionally though to to have a great range of benefits, and is an ingredient in many of our supplements including MoveFree Plus, Mud-X, Alphabute SUPER, FlyFree and […]