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INSIDE the August September 2019 issue
Vol 41 No 2 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99

 

Training Tips, Strategies and Philosophies from Carl Hester
by Beth Baumert, Dressage Today
A five-time Olympian and world-class horseman, it’s no surprise Australian riders are keen to hear Carl Hester’s advice as they eagerly await his visit Down Under in October.

Horses That Fall Through The Cracks
with Dr Kylie Brkusich
by Kaye Meynell
Despite the advancements and research in equine veterinary care some horses health issues can be difficult to diagnose, treat and manage, resulting in horses that are heading for the retirement paddock - when they really don’t need to be there.

Lyme Disease in Australia?

by Dr Jennifer Stewart. Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)
So what is Lyme Disease? While the tick that transmits this condition has not been identified in Australia there are many instances of people and horses suffering from Lyme-like symptoms. How, why and where can it occur, and what can be done about it?



Inbreeding and Linebreeding
by Kit Prendergast
Knowing the difference between these two terms and the consequences and potential outcomes can make a difference when breeding horses responsibly.

Just Add Light by Equilume

Using light to influence a horse’s reproductive cycle, or their coat growth has become easier with the advent of technology that allows this to occur, even when they are not stabled.

   
HORSES THAT FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS  

LYME DISEASE IN AUSTRALIA?
Is it affecting our horses
?

 

JUST ADD LIGHT FOR THAT SHOW COAT OR BREEDING PREP


Position, Position, Position
by Berni Saunders
Riders need to recognise the impact that their position and posture can have on their horse’s way of going, and how they can improve it.

Riding With a New Hip Part 2
by Deidre Rennick
Following on from last issue’s article on Hip Pain, for riders requiring a hip replacement being prepared and knowing what to expect is important in their quest to get back in the saddle.

 

 

Foundation Training Part 2 by Portland Jones and Sophie Warren
Using an evidence based training scale provides steps to follow as the horse’s education commences and progresses.

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Don't expect your young or newly-backed horse to go on the bit like a show horse during its early training.


Older Rider Series: Things I wish I knew Part 2 by Felicity Wischer
More riders share topics that they wish they knew about when they first started riding. Boyce Deverell, who at 73 has no plans to slow down any time soon, riding several times a week and often competing on weekends, shares his wish.

The Lowdown On Leasing by the Equine Team at the legal firm Jansen Walsh and Grace.
Leasing a horse can be beneficial for the horse’s owner and the leasee, however it’s important that both parties are clear about the many potential issues.


REGULAR FEATURES

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

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:

• Is the lope the same as a canter

• How to estimate a horse’s bodyweight

• What is that Lump

• What are dressage letters used for and why aren’t they in alphabetical order?

 


   

Re-Use, Re-Cycle, Re-Purpose

 

Country Park Herbs define inflammation and what herbs help

 

The fruits of fertilisation - creating lush pastures.

TAKE ME TO THE GREEN HORSE ARTICLES

      READ ON LINE - What herbs will help with pain and inflammation.

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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