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Update from Laura Geary

25th August 2017

We have had a very busy three weeks with lots of competitions in which all three of the horses have had top 10 placings in all of their competitions. First was Chilham Castle BE where Edd (Nightshade II) was in the BE90 and Creme (Creme De La Creme) was in the BE100. Edd finished 2nd […]

AlphaBute Super & Pollene-X – Karen and Chieffy

22nd August 2017

When Karen’s cob, Chieftains Tanks ( or Chieffy as he is known at home) suffered a knee injury a few years ago, she was told to only expect him to cope with light hacking in the future. Chieffy was put onto Bute to help manage the pain and inflammation in his knee, however Karen began […]

GlobalVite and SkratchPlus – Andy & Dianne and Lola

17th August 2017

Andy and Dianne Birdsall run one of our stockists in West Yorkshire, The Riding Habit, but they also show their team of Shetland ponies and run their own stud Claylands Shetland pony stud. One member of their herd is Claylands Golden Gift, or Lola as she is known at home. Andy and Dianne use GlobalVite, SkratchPlus […]

SuperCalm- Lester and Cadno

17th August 2017

Lester got in touch with us after using SuperCalm on his driving pony, Cwmmeudwy Cadno. 2 years ago Cadno suffered a trauma after an incident where a stunt motorbike driver unexpectedly landed next to him and revved the engine, causing him to take flight in the carriage.  Thankfully Lesters wife, Lynnie was able to redeem him, […]

Update from Sarah Gadd- The Royal International Horse Show

10th August 2017

So far team Gadd have been having a great season, despite it not being quite what we had planned considering both Milli and Diaz are out of action, but Roxie has been going out and having fun doing a bit of everything! The weekend before last I had a very hectic but exciting weekend taking […]

Equine Sarcoids: The Basics

25th July 2017

  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

20th July 2017

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 […]

Airway Plus – Louise and Indie

12th July 2017

Louise’s 8 year old Appaloosa pony Indie in insulin resistant and had a nasty cough. After one course of Airway Plus, which she found easy and palatable, the cough cleared up quickly.

On the Hoof

6th July 2017

Perfect Hooves The old adage of ‘no foot, no horse’ is as true today as it was a hundred years ago, and I believe it will still be true in a hundred years’ time.  If you have ever owned a horse that has poor horn quality, you will know all too well the frustrations and […]

Shake it off…

22nd June 2017

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 […]