1. A contented ending for a sick foal
An emaciated foal discovered collapsed and upside-down in a heap of rubble, tyres, and gasoline cylinders, is now doing effectively, due to the efforts of his rescuers. Barney, who was regarded as about 5 months outdated, was unable to face and had stress sores throughout his physique when he was found in Essex in December. After spending two weeks at a vet hospital, he moved to Redwings in mid-December to proceed his remedy, together with having surgical procedure on an contaminated wound – and he’s made a wonderful restoration. “It’s fantastic to see him now – he’s vivid and has a personality, skipping and bucking round his secure and going out for day by day turnout on the woodchips. He’s doing so effectively,” mentioned Redwings vet Nicola Berryman. “For this reason all of us do that.”
Learn extra about Barney’s remedy and restoration
2. Why extra homeowners want to consider forage
A current World Horse Welfare webinar “Selling constructive equine wellbeing and behavior via weight loss program” has obtained horse homeowners speaking after it raised the significance of horses’ getting access to sufficient forage. Whereas many house owners perceive the satisfaction horses achieve from foraging, some stay unaware that undesirable behaviours similar to stress, anxiousness, aggression and resource-guarding may end up from a scarcity of forage. These might be displayed as irregular oral behaviours, door-kicking, problem in dealing with and poor efficiency beneath saddle.
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3. Two equine stars strutting their stuff
Valegro and Uthopia might have been off the circuit having fun with their dream retirement at Carl Hester’s yard for numerous years now – however infrequently, they wish to show that they nonetheless have that star high quality. A video from 2022 has been launched displaying Charlotte Dujardin and Carl, driving 21-year-old Valegro and 22-year-old Uthopia, concurrently performing a line of 18 one-time modifications, and it’s fairly spectacular.
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