Horse Health & Care

Guide to Building Stables for Horses - Teagasc

April 04, 2017 0 Comments
Guide to building stables - from Teagasc
A helpful guide from Teagasc on building stables, from p
lanning permission, stable sizes, stalls, floor, loose housing, construction, ventilation, lighting, waste disposal. View full article →

Guide › Stables › Teagasc › Ventilation ›

Teagasc advice on Grassland for Horses

April 04, 2017 0 Comments


Grassland for HorsesA useful guide on Managing grass for horses, Managing overweight horses and ponies at grass, Poisonous plants and much more

 

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Grass › Guide › Poisonous Plants › Teagasc › Weeds ›

Horse Ownership Guide from Teagasc

April 04, 2017 0 Comments

Horse ownership guideTeagasc have produced a very useful guide to Horse Ownership. Lots of useful advice on Facilities, General care, Feeding, Foot care, General health, Parasite control, Laminitis, Tack, Riding out, Travelling and loading View full article →

Feeding › Guide › Health › Horse Care › Horse Owernship › Laminitis › Loading › Parasite Control › Riding out › Tack › Teagasc › Travelling ›

Equine Winter Care - Best Suggested Practice

April 04, 2017 0 Comments
Equine winter care guide from TeagascA very useful article on Equine care in Winter.  It covers Stabling, Turnout, Rugs, Body Condition and Nutrition, Feet, Teeth and Parasite Control. View full article →

Body Condition › Feet › Nutrition › Parasite Control › Rugs › Stabling › Teagasc › Teeth › Turnout › Winter ›

Welfare of Urban Horses (including Carriage Horses)

March 23, 2017 0 Comments
  1. Age of horses being introduced to work
  2. Teeth
  3. Work/life balance (incl. dangers of overworking)
  4. Water
  5. Diet
  6. Worming program
  7. Hoof care
  8. Suitable tack
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Diet › Education › Hoof Care › Tack › Teeth › Water › Worming ›

Horse Welfare Presentation for Secondary Schools

April 18, 2016 0 Comments
Download a presentation we have created for schools that is suitable for secondary school pupils. Please feel free to share, or if you would like one of our volunteers to drop out to give a presentation... View full article →

Animal Health & Welfare Act › Control of Horses Act 1996 › Education › FAQs › Presentation › Training ›

How Much Water to Horses/Ponies Need?

April 13, 2015 0 Comments
The average horse drinks around 30-50 litres a day. The actual amount required, depends on their size, the weather and how hard they are working.... View full article →

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Where to Buy Hay for Horses

April 13, 2015 0 Comments
You might be surprised, but you can buy hay in Dublin... View full article →

Hay for horses › Horse feed › Where to buy ›

How to Wash a Horse Rug

April 12, 2015 0 Comments
We found this handy guide on how to wash a horse rug, it's not as straightforward as you would expect! View full article →

horse rug › rug › washing ›