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May 16, 2017

Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s grazing muzzle guidan

Andie Vilela, Redwings Education and Campaigns Manager, discusses the use of a grazing muzzle. Finally, spring appears to have sprung! While we are busy celebrating the sunshine and longer evenings... Read More

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March 13, 2017

Retraining a Racehorse: The right direction

In the second part of the series on ‘Ground Training’, Fred and Rowena Cook (of Equine Management and Training) take us step-by-step through the teaching process behind backing up and disengag... Read More

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February 2, 2017

Choosing an equine ‘Back Person’

We all know how important it is to ensure our horses receive the best care. From saddle fitting to teeth rasping, veterinary care to feeding requirements, worming to shoeing, the list goes on and on! ... Read More

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January 25, 2017

Are you prepared for a pony?

Rehoming a horse or pony from a sanctuary like Redwings Horse Sanctuary is a rewarding experience for the new owner, the pony, the charity and of course other equines out there in need of rescue. When... Read More

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November 7, 2016

Rugging in winter

As a horse owner it can be hard to know whether or not you should rug your horse in winter. Andie Vilela, Education and Campaigns Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, gives some advice to help you dec... Read More

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October 19, 2016

Remember, remember, your horse this November

This article was written by Andie Vilela, Redwings Education and Campaigns Manager Fireworks are a worry for many animal owners and it can be difficult to protect horses from the fear that fireworks o... Read More

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August 5, 2016

Achieving better worm control

The show season is in full swing and with the Rio Olympics starting this weekend we thought it timely to consider parasite control in the competition horse. Whether you take part in local pleasure rid... Read More

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July 25, 2016

Equine myths

Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy (KBHH) was launched in 2014 to wide acclaim; its aim is to reduce the risk of illness and disease to Britain’s horses by focusing on preventative healthcare. Vicki... Read More

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July 12, 2016

Tips for warming up

Warming up in a show environment can be stressful, so here are some tips to help… Allow yourself enough time – Warming up should never be rushed. It is recommended by Equine Sports and Reh... Read More

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July 4, 2016

Showing tips and tricks

How to go from fluffy cob, to show cob! When you have a particularly dirty horse, it is always a wonder where to start! We hear from Griffiths Equestrian, and how they prepare their horses for shows. ... Read More

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