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Getting Your Horse’s Therma Zone Just Right

It is believed that some owners may judge their horses’ thermal comfort based on how they themselves feel and may subsequently over-rug, leading to equine discomfort and potentially contributing to obesity. A solution may be to use Orscana, a sensor that measures the temperature and humidity of rug-wearing horses. The study presented below investigated the sensor and found that […]


Practical tips to prevent exhaustion and metabolic vet outs in endurance horses

Recently, a review article was published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science titled “Current Knowledge of Pathologic Mechanisms and Derived Practical Applications to Prevent Metabolic Disturbances and Exhaustion in the Endurance Horse”. This article reviewed 91 scientific studies on horses, marathon runners and exercise science to develop key practical recommendations that will help you […]



Article from Equestrian Australia As per the EA General Regulations, Article 122.2: Dress and Salute, the following will apply: Except where Sport Rules allows otherwise, riders and drivers competing in an EA competition, must wear an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened at all times. The same is recommended when riding a horse at any time. Protective […]