Category Archives: Food and Health and Hooves

Fine Fettle Feed

I’ve just ordered some “Happy Tummy” for Maurice as giving him charcoal seems to be finally dealing with a long-term problem we’ve had with diarrhea. I’d like to thank and recommend Fine Fettle Feed for their great customer service and … Continue reading

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Tooth Brushing

I had to brush Maurice’s teeth today but I was tired and irritable and just wanted to get the job done so didn’t make it into a training session.  I went over what we’d done yesterday using c/t but then … Continue reading

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Hoof Trimming

Frankie was a star for the hoof trimmer today, he’s learnt to keep his head out of the way really well and really quickly, and he was super calm despite all the horrible flies trying to bite him. He’s still … Continue reading

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Core Connexxions

Thanks Jo Hughes for introducing me to this brilliant blog, must make time to do some exercises! Laurie Higgins is a STOTT PILATES (R) certified instructor in both mat and reformer. She also rides horses and is also certified in … Continue reading

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Frankie Fly Spray

This morning when I was putting fly spray on Maurice, Frankie came up and looked really interested so I thought I’d just see if he’d let me spray him. I didn’t have any treats with me so it wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Maggots in Sheath :(

Maurice came up to me this morning while I was grooming Frankie and asked to be groomed himself – this is very unusual. I discovered his sheath was swollen on one side so I went up to get some anti-inflamatory … Continue reading

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A Visit from the Chiropractor

The chiropractor has just been (yes, in the dark! She comes from Lisbon and had 10 horses to do today so only got to us late) and I’ve just been able to show off my wonderfully-behaved clicker-trained horses to someone … Continue reading

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