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Equine Stress

Keeping your horses safe on bonfire night

Keeping your horses safe on bonfire night

While we enjoy the fireworks at this time of year we must not forget that bonfire night can be terrifying for our horses. Each year equine vets will have to treat horses that have injured themselves or had colic as a result of their fear.

What does a stabled horse do at night?

What does a stabled horse do at night?

Ever wondered what your horse gets up to in his stable? This fascinating film shows 8hrs in the life of a stabled horse via time lapse camera, condensed into 8 minutes.

Why are some horses aggressive?

Why are some horses aggressive?

Equine scientists studying herds of wild horses rarely see any sign of aggressive behaviour. In fact, wild horses often go out of their way to avoid confrontation. So why do we see aggression in domestic horses?

 Is your horse stressed?

Is your horse stressed?

Horse owners often think their equines have an easy life - but in fact, stress could be negatively impacting on their horse’s health and wellbeing far more than they realise.