Biggest annoyances horses have about humans part two. Do not tighten the girth to tight. I tell you this in name of the horses. I was once called to help a horse that had no go. This rider always tightened the saddle so much it really hurted his horse. It was not a wonder the … Continue reading Biggest annoyances horses have about humans 2.
It is summertime again. And every year I meet with people who still believe in this myth, that they cannot give water to their horse water after the training or hacking out. They put thirsty horses in a stable and close the water for two hours. This is absolute cruelty, on hot days horses can … Continue reading Biggest annoyances horses have about humans 1
After years of trying all kind of home-made recipes for natural mosquito/horse-fly repellant. I settled down with my best ever solution. It works, so nothing needs change anymore. It is nourishing the skin, just as my natural Tick repellant is safe for your horse to be used on the skin. If you live in a … Continue reading Natural nourishing mosquito/horse-fly repellant. 100 effective, make it yourself.
Today the horses got new places to explore. Horses do not belong in stalls, the reason why domesticated horses show so many behavioural issues is simply because they cannot be horse anymore. And sadly people do not understand enough about the true nature of horses to see that their horses are not exposing normal behaviour. … Continue reading Pasture paradise.
Spring has started and so did tick season .. Ticks can be a real problem for horses. Creating skin infections and ticks can carry bacteria and diseases. The invasions seem to get worse each year. And we live in a place with lot of deers and other wildlife who all carry ticks. Even on the … Continue reading Experiment: natural tick repellent for horses.
This is my senior horse Dáma, a pure bred Lipizzaner (favory/...) 22 years old. She has whole history without me. Just when I thought that we would be fine together. She got an eye infection last summer. The treatment in de clinic was a real torture to her. When I got her home again, she … Continue reading Dáma is on homeopatic treatment again.