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The 'L' word

It’s here again, it’s Spring.

Some of you will know that I am just beginning my Easter holidays in the top field.

This is the first Easter holiday I have had for two years, because I had a bout of laminitis the year before last. 227 more words

Horse Welfare

A Tricky Time for Tim

As you know, there are a few of us horses and ponies here. We are all thrilled to bits that the Spring is here, with its daffodils, violets and blackthorn blossom, not to mention early signs of our old friend Doctor Green. 379 more words

Life And Times

Magnesium Trial

Testing out magnesium in the feed pan.

On the quest to make an impeccable horse citizen…  I read that long-term Omeprazole can lead to magnesium deficiency.  735 more words

Tips From Dressage On A Dime

Craniosacral therapy

Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle way of working with the body using light touch. People sometimes ask about the name Craniosacral Therapy and think it only refers to the head.

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A new dawn

I thought we’d be well over the laminitis by now and heading out on a groundbreaking new path of discovery in equine-human relations.

I thought the constriction in my chest would have the chance to ease as the prolonged state of stress and anxiety would be over. 374 more words


30/07/12 – 02/08/12 and 14/08/12 – 17/08/12 – Equine Vet

I have had a keen interest in riding and horses for some time, and spent two weeks shadowing an equine vet. The most common problem encountered was lameness, often due to laminitis, a condition caused by a disturbance in the blood supply to the hoof. 258 more words

Five tips to help avoid and manage laminitis

Laminitis is a painful and detrimental condition that causes inflammation of the laminae tissues in the foot which bond the hoof wall to the pedal bone. 584 more words