Resources for Horses

Stuff to make life easier

Maturation rates and starting youngsters

  I have just been reading this post on rate of maturation and when to start horses.  It references this article, by Deb Bennett, PhD – there are some really … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Free ACTH (Cushings) tests

Many cases of laminitis are a result of an underlying hormonal condition like Cushings or Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS). Blood tests can be costly but during April and May Talk … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

UK horse passport system survey

Following the decommissioning of the NED and the horse meat scandal, the horse passport system is being reviewed. Please take the time to complete this survey of house owners: http://www.surveyserver.net/?f=8370Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annual tack review

As the nights start to draw out (for those of us in the run-up to spring, anyway) many of us are thinking about bringing horses back into work, starting youngsters … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manage my Horse – free cloud-based horse and business management software

I have been using the Manage my Horse website for a few years now. It is a free service the management of which has recently been taken over by Horse … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Laminitis Grazing Risk Monitoring Service – App for Android and iPhone

This app was mentioned the other day in the discussion forums of the (free) University of Edinburgh Equine Nutrition course I’m doing through Coursera at the moment. The app checks … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Free online Equine Nutrition course

The Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, University of Edinburgh is running a free online Equine Nutrition course. Although it’s a couple of weeks in, registration is still open and anyone anywhere … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 1 Comment