My short shoeing break is usually twelve weeks .
But G did a eight week one early winter last year it did the feet particularly the frogs a deal of good .
Of course you don’t need to stop work so they can maintain a level of fitness .
I do have boots for road work on short breaks .
Everything horses eat in the natural way of things contains sugar .
Is the the issue with carrots that they can cause a blood sugar spike where what laminic horse is a restricted but steady supply of fibre rich slow to digest food .
Because if the horse is silly and say broncs you have that outside line just waiting to cause mayhem no one can control a horse using one two or six lunge lines .
A horse has to be trained whats needed and you don’t need two reins for that .Horses who have been allowed I would say trained to be...
I always have my dieting horses ( I have two atm on strict rations ) on a high quality balancer and a small amount of linseed .
One of them Fatty has been one a diet most of his life he’s retired now I had him on a good but cheap supplement and changed him in April to a super dooper one I see a...
I agree with ihatework many horses respond to time in the right sort of field it’s unfashionable now just to turn away ,insurance has lead to a rush to treat and because we can do more we think we must .
I would much prefer to have an answer before I turned away though .
Turned away horses need...