I will never underestimate a pair of gloves again!! It surprised me how far my hand could go up there but Jesus it was never ending!
Category Archives: Horse Health
First Aid At The Yard – The Horse
While some injuries require immediate vet attention, there will be times when you can assess and treat the injury yourself. Below I will outline some common horse injuries & go through how to spot them and how to treat them.
Bonding With Your Horse
When it comes to bonding with your horse “bonding techniques” would be a term I would throw around loosely. Sometimes getting to know each other & gaining each others respect and trust can be the start of a blossoming relationship! I have listed a few things below….
Physio with Dante
At the end of our physio session, Ruth asked to check Dante’s Saddle again. The first time she had suggested I get a new one as she felt it didn’t sit properly in behind his withers. But to my delight…..
Tips & Tricks for Winter Riding
Winter is definitely NOT my favorite time of the year when it comes to horse riding. You are constantly disrupted with bad weather which in turn messes up your routines. Below I have outlined a few tips, and advice on how I cope, from keeping motivated while riding, to dealing with the likes of Mud Rash….
What Goes Up…
After some great weeks of fun and progress myself and Coco have hit an unexpected roadblock.
The Physio & the Saddle Fitter ~ Fixing Coco’s Back
Over the last few months I’ve found Coco showing some signs of discomfort and pain. Some obvious, others not so obvious. The signs varied from riding issues to hints I’ve picked up from spending time with her on the ground. The one thing they all had in common was it all pointed to back painContinue reading “The Physio & the Saddle Fitter ~ Fixing Coco’s Back”
Saddle Sores: Causes & Solutions
Saddle sores can be quite a painful problem for horses so if the problem ever arises it’s always good to have a remedy on-hand so you can begin treatment immediately.