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INSIDE the October November 2019 issue
Vol 41 No 3 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99

 

Riders Who Juggle – Jayden Brown by Berni Saunders
Living in suburbia in Brisbane while commuting to two different properties to ride and train numerous dressage horses, plus a busy competition schedule, requires excellent time management and a commitment to succeed.
Photo by Sue Crockett

The Pelvic Floor
- by Jemma Moon
Riding can be a high impact sport and it’s one that can have an impact on a woman’s pelvic floor. Keeping it strong and functioning properly is important, especially for riders after having a baby.

Saddle Fit Fundamentals by Kaye Meynell
Using an ill-fitting saddle is detrimental to the horse and rider so it’s important to ensure that your saddle not only fits correctly, but that its fit is checked regularly as the horse changes shape.

Don’t Rasp The Protective Hoof Layer by Peter Kay
We’ve all heard the expression ‘No Hoof, No Horse’, but how well do we understand the importance of the hoof wall and its role in keeping the hoof healthy.

Gelding Scarring
by Wendy Elks
Equine castration is the most common surgical procedure performed on horses. While there can be some complications, gelding scarring - causing mild to extreme irritation during movement - can be cured by a simple procedure.

Poultice IT
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Popular with horse owners for generations, poultices can be helpful in many different situations with a range of home-made and commercial preparations suitable for a variety of uses.

100 Mile a Month Challenge

Trainer Steve Halfpenny challenges riders to spend time building their connection with their horse on the ground.

   
GELDING SCARRING - a simple procedure can cure complications caused by adhesion of scar tissue.  

POULTICE IT
Home-made or commercial, there are poultices for a variety of uses.

 

100 MILE(160km) A MONTH CHALLENGE. Spend time building a connection with your horse.

GARLIC- one little bulb, so much to consider
by Catherine Bird for Country Park Herbs
Garlic does have a place in assisting horses with their health and wellbeing, however an awareness of its volatility is needed and there are times to avoid using it.

Train the Horse To Wait for Your Cues by Clinton Anderson
Rather than having your horse anticipate what you’re about to ask it for, it’s a good idea to keep them guessing in your training sessions.

No Sweat - Anhidrosis or Puffer
by Kentucky Equine Research
A horse that is unable to sweat in normal quantities needs careful management as anhidrosis is a condition that can be dangerous and has no cure.

Rehab Before Riding
by Deidre Rennick
The third part in the series on riders requiring a hip replacement, the rehabilitation process is one that should not be rushed as you manage your recovery and work towards getting back in the saddle.

SOX’s STORY
by Katrin Kuenstler
With a feeling that something wasn’t right with her Warmblood mare, Katrin was shocked when she finally discovered the reason for her horse’s behavioural issues and pain.


REGULAR FEATURES

HORSE FRONT News, veterinary advances and horse happenings around the world.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:

• When my horse paws the ground is he bored or could he be in pain

• Does my horse need sulphur?

• Can horses become ill from eating too much salt?


   

YOUR PLACE - High View Paddock Paradise. Illowa, Victoria.
(pic shows the paddock wind breaks)

 

BUZZ OFF- What you can do to make your horse more comfortable in the fly season.

 

'READING' YOUR HORSE'S MANURE
What does manure tell you about the state of your horse's health?

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Free ARTICLES on-line
A selection of ARCHIVED ARTICLES available on-line PLUS travel and breed articles from previous e-previews are available in archived on-line

 
Vol 41 - 1 June July 2019
I CAN HEAR SAND
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Sand accumulating in a horse’s gut can be the result of a number of factors, but it is a concerning health issue for horse owners. Dr Stewart looks at ways to minimise sand accumulation and management processes to reduce the risk factor.

Vol 40 - 6 April May 2019
HORSE MEDICATION AND YOUR HEALTH

by Sharon Platten
Horse owner Sharon Platten shares her experience of using a vet-prescribed drug for her horse.
What happened to Sharon should be a warning to everyone handling veterinary drugs and a ‘wake-up’ call that these drugs need to be treated with respect, and appropriate safety measures taken.








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