Advice and Bandaging Tips for Horses

Advice and Bandaging Tips for Horses

If your horse has suffered a wound, then you’ll need to apply a bandage in order to protect it during the healing process.  Bandaging a horse, however, is not as straightforward an operation as it might be for bandaging a smaller animal.  If you’ve got several hundred pounds of muscle to contend with, then you’ll want to make sure that you’re safe while performing the procedure – but at the same time, you’ll want to make sure that the bandage is effective. Read more

Riding Surfaces

Riding Surfaces

A horse is an animal that spends a great deal of its time walking, running and jumping – whether it’s under the guidance of a rider or of its own volition. The sort of surface being ridden on will contribute enormously to the efficacy with which they’re able to do these things – a fact to which anyone who’s ever attempted to run through wet sand will attest. Sometimes, these variances are quite subtle – but you can be sure that after thousands of hours of practice, and thousands of miles covered, even minor differences can become significant. Read more