May the 4th be with you!

On Star Wars day today, what better time than to discuss the balance in the force. The key word being balance. Nine times out of ten, I am informed by well-intentioned horse people that they are providing their horses with ‘balancers’. That is all well and good but I would like to ask a few […]

Much To Learn….

Welcome Young Padawan The wind was blowing and the grass was sodden underfoot. He was unsure stepping back off the trailer. Where was he? What was he here for? With a little gentle persuasion, he took his first tentative steps back out of the trailer. As he walked along the grass, he became increasingly aware […]

The science behind starches and sugars – “A Jedi craves not these things.”

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Our horses have evolved as herd dwellers, designed to trickle feed on high fibre low starch diets. Domestication and requirements imposed on horses by modern life has forced diet adaptation. Our hectic lives have impacted our horses and it has become, in many circles, a […]