Past reader problems
from Catherine: - I
have a 15.2hh Arab, who is in the region of 25 yrs, she has lost a lot of
her teeth, and now she will not eat hay at all. Complete
from Chrissy: -
have just purchased a 2yr old filly, bought from a video (hence I did not
see her stable vices, until she arrived). The problem is that when she is
put into the stable she will kick at the walls constantly ... Complete
- I have a 15.1hh mare. She is a
lovely horse who loves jumping but has a real problem with it . Complete
- I have been offered "grass keep"
for my 2 Welsh Cob Sec D mares. The site is fenced securely and about 8
miles away. Water is available and there is plenty of long meadow grass.
No stock have been kept on this site for years. What sort of
problems might I come up against? My mares have been on the same farm for
5yrs and i am nervous about moving them from familiar territory? Can
someone please advise me. Answers
from: Several readers
- following the news of the death of Dubai Millennium from grass
sickness, how big a risk is this disease to the average horse owner?
from E.W. Cumbria
A young mare has developed a sarcoid between her front legs.
She knocks it and makes it bleed when lying down (it is well in front of
the girth area.) What treatments are there for sarcoids? Answers
from R.D., Worcs. I
have been given a horse that suffers from Sweet Itch. I'm
considering investing £150 in a Boett blanket to help solve the problem.
Has anyone used one of these - or does anyone have a tried and tested
method of controlling this scourge? Answers
from S.R. Essex.
My 5 year old
part TB is good in traffic in company. But on his own, he's a menace
- shying at everything that moves! Any suggestions other than
patience? Answers here