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Preparing Your Stallion For The Breeding Season

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, August 20, 2018
Preparing Your Stallion For The Breeding Season

We often see articles for mare preparation for the breeding season but what about stallions? Being 50% of the breeding pair, these guys should not be overlooked in preparation for the breeding sea ..

Eight Characteristics of Normal Foal Behaviour

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Eight Characteristics of Normal Foal Behaviour

Before looking for abnormalities when assessing a newborn foal, it is important to have a thorough understanding of what is normal. Below are eight key characteristics of normal foal behaviour to  ..

Preparing Your Dry Mare This Breeding Season

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Preparing Your Dry Mare This Breeding Season

Breeding your broodmare is a big decision. There are so many things to consider… stallion choices, reproductive options, veterinary costs and so much more! The ultimate goal is to have a he ..

Five Tips For Preparing For The Foaling Season

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Five Tips For Preparing For The Foaling Season

1. Know Your Mare’s Due Date The gestation period of a mare is normally 330-362 days. You will find a great gestation calculator at - https://thehorse.com/tools/mare-gestation-calculato ..

Five Steps To Improving Your Horses Dental Health

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, July 09, 2018
Five Steps To Improving Your Horses Dental Health

1. GET REGULAR! Regular dental examinations are key to maintaining a healthy mouth. Horses teeth continue to grow throughout the horses life to compensate for the high degree of wear of abrasi ..

Worm Control: Are You Up To Date?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Worm Control: Are You Up To Date?

Over the past two decades our knowledge and understanding of worm burdens in the horse has changed significantly. Traditional thinking was to attempt to completely rid horses of worms – this invol ..

What Is Your Equine Emergency Plan?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, April 10, 2018
What Is Your Equine Emergency Plan?

What is your equine emergency plan? This month we are all about FIRST AID at Scone Equine Group! When it comes to equine emergencies, having a clear plan in place is the best prevention for a  ..

10 Steps to Managing your Horse with Colic

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, February 21, 2018
10 Steps to Managing your Horse with Colic

That dreaded word ‘colic’! It is a word that no horse owner wants to encounter! Whether it is a mild or more severe case of abdominal pain in your horse, it is important to have an action plan in  ..

15 Tips For Travelling Your Horse

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, February 15, 2018
15 Tips For Travelling Your Horse

1. Get Familiar. Ensure your horse is familiar with loading/unloading and the environment on the truck or float they are travelling on. Minimising stress before travel is key. 2. Keep them ..

Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, January 18, 2018
Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Lameness can frequently present as a performance-limiting condition among many equine athletes, where the primary cause may be attributed to one or several bone, joint, tendon, ligament and muscul ..