For years it has been standard practice to tie horses with baler twine, however with modern twine having a breaking strain of up to 4 ton, opinions are changing as many realise modern baler twine is just too strong, which can result in serious injury should the horse spook or pull back. Continue reading
We are delighted to announce we are now stocking the beautiful new Ego 7 Field Boots.
With the unmistakable Italian quality and style, Ego 7 is designed, overseen and guaranteed by Franco Tucci, as a standalone brand. Tucci is famed for their stunning collection of customised riding boots which are hand made in Italy, and the Ego 7 Field Boot takes both the style influences as well as cutting edge materials technology to produce these beautiful tall dress and field boots and make them available at an affordable price. Continue reading
Itchy eyes, runny noses and just generally feeling run down – those of us who suffer from hayfever know the symptoms well. But it’s not just humans who suffer. Pollen allergies are very common in horses too, resulting in symptoms including coughing, head shaking, lethargy and poor performance, with the associated discomfort often leading to a lack of concentration and behavioural issues.
The use of turmeric as a natural supplement for horses and ponies is in increasing in popularity. But does feeding turmeric to horses work?
OK, so fly masks may not be the most flattering of products for your horse – the first time I turned my pony out in his, his field mates ran to the far end of the field to hide from the strange monster – but they really are invaluable for horses which are bothered by the flies. Continue reading