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Discover Dogs 2018

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Discover Dogs 2018

So we've just landed back in the office after leaving London at 06:30! Straight back to posting orders and answering emails, but its what we love! This was our first ever Discover Dogs, and we did not know what to expect. It far exceeded our expectations and is up there as one of Celine's favourite shows! As the non equestrian this was much more up her street and this showed as she snuck off early BOTH mornings to get around all the dogs before the show started!London ExCel was a fantastic venue and the event run well by The Kennel Club,...

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Planning a Track System

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Planning a Track System

I know how lucky we are, having such a forward thinking and flexible livery owner - and not everyone has that, but if you have one that is prepared to look into it or you have your own land then keep reading!REMEMBER: join - Horse Track System - on Facebook too. So from what I can gather, an incline is good as is a variety of surfaces underfoot. ✅ Water Station✅ Hay Station / Feeding Station✅ Salt✅ Exercise Area✅ Social Area✅ ShelterRemember your track system will be a work in progress and well require maintenance all year round.This is the first plan...

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Why a Track?

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Why a Track?

So, something a little bit different here - not turmeric related at all, but something I felt may benefit a significant part of our equine customer base. A lot of customers using TurmerAid Pellets  have older horses or horses with conditions such as laminitis, EMS, cushings or arthritis and learning about track systems may well be beneficial for you and  your horses. The first ponies on our track will be the overweight Socks, Adnod - another Welsh who has laminitis, due his last set of heartbars and then little Spencer, who suffers with arthritis. The idea behind a track system is...

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World Alzheimer's Day - September 21st

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World Alzheimer's Day - September 21st

September 21st is Worlds Alzheimer's Day Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting an estimated 850,000 people in the UK. Dementia is a progressive neurological disease which affects multiple brain functions, including memory.  The exact cause of Alzheimer's disease is unknown, although a number of things are thought to increase your risk of developing the condition. These include: increasing age a family history of the condition previous severe head injuries lifestyle factors and conditions associated with cardiovascular disease It's becoming increasingly understood that it's very common to have both changes of Alzheimer's and vascular dementia together (mixed...

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Meet Socks

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Meet Socks

I have a little Welsh section A for my children, she is called Socks and is so very very cute and sweet! To give you some background, she is massively overweight and has been on restricted grazing / no grazing and lots of horse walker use.    The difficulty comes when you are trying to restrict calorie intake AND maintain ad lib access to roughage isn't it? We all know how important keeping the gut moving is, we all know how important fibre is and we all know how prevalent ulcers are!  We have been using an hayball and eazigrazer to soak her hay...

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