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Saddle Fit why is it important

After years of working on horses and helping them with their pain issues, so many times it comes down to incorrect saddle fit when a horse has issues. I offer a free saddle check with your Equine Touch Consult, as this can help me (& you) see if that is the issue...

Why feed your dog a Natural Raw Diet?

Why feed your dog a Natural Raw Diet?

Dogs are omnivores and are designed to eat a balanced raw meat diet with vegetables and fruit. Feeding dogs one food group like all meat or all vegetables creates imbalances and can contribute to illnesses. A safe diet is a balance of different raw meats (beef,...

Is your horse in Pain? How to check your horse.

Is your horse in Pain? How to check your horse.

Checking your horse for pain issues is a complicated process that does require an experienced qualified person or vet to make a full assessment. There are things you, the horse owner can do & observe too to check for pain issues. The first sign can be observing...

Feeding the ‘Good Doer’

Feeding the ‘Good Doer’

For all the horse owners that have ponies or miniatures that you struggle to keep the weight off then this information is for you. With over 22 + years’ experience in owning and breeding show quality miniature ponies & horses and Welsh cobs I have learnt so much...

Feeding senior horses a natural balanced diet

Feeding senior horses a natural balanced diet

When looking at your senior horses diet there is a few things to check & rule out first. - Dental care - Worm burden - Pain issues (bodywork) - Environment (companion or availability of feed/pastures, low stress) - Health (Cushing’s disease or arthritis are common...

Laminitis and Founder – recognising symptoms and what to do

Laminitis and Founder – recognising symptoms and what to do

One of the major concerns for horse owners, especially in Springtime, is laminitis and founder. If you can recognise the early signs and address the condition as quickly as possible, all the better for your horse. As an animal homeopath this is the most common ailment...

Feeding and Exercising a Horse with Laminitis

Feeding and Exercising a Horse with Laminitis

Getting your horse or pony's diet right with a case of laminitis is an essential part of their care and recovery. Here's what you should be feeding: Grass or pasture hay – preferably older hay (low sugar - no clover or rye) that is not mouldy Wheaten chaff (small...

Natural Remedies and Care for a Horse with Laminitis or Founder

Natural Remedies and Care for a Horse with Laminitis or Founder

What you can do for your horse? There are a number of measures you can take and natural forms of care on offer for a horse or pony with laminitis. Laminitis can be effectively resolved and/or prevented with homeopathic remedies, as prescribed by an Animal Homeopath....