Equi Supermarket Blog

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Vets Protest Against RCVS Stance on Homeopathy

A dispute between vets and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has erupted over the provision of alternative treatments. Supporters of homeopathy are planning to march in London over the issue following the...

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How to Compost Horse Manure

If you own a horse, then manure is a fact of life. A single horse can produce up to 8 tons of manure every year. But what is the best thing to do with...

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Why Riding is Beneficial for Cancer Patients

The ability of horses to aid healing has been recognised since ancient times. It shouldn’t be any surprise that riding provides physical and psychological benefits for those suffering from cancer or recovering from cancer...

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Hoof Abscesses in Horses

There are many reasons why a horse could suddenly become lame without any obvious cause but an abscess is the most likely source of the problem. Horses with hoof abscesses will become increasingly lame...

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Sand Accumulation in the Equine Colon

Most horses will have small amounts of sand in their intestines. Horses pick this up as they feed and it won’t usually prove to be a problem. However, too much sand can lead to...

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Horses and Divorces

Lawyers report that couples are increasingly arguing over their horses during their divorces. Bitter battles can ensue as couple argue over who gets the horses and who pays for it! Analysis has shown that...

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The Danger of Drones

Drones are becoming increasingly popular. Sales of the unmanned flying vehicles are rising every year and the drones are becoming ever more affordable. But drones can be dangerous and, as they become more common...

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Horse Racing in Palermo Suspended

Horse racing has been suspended at the Ippodromo La Favorita racetrack in Palermo because Mafia links have been uncovered. No surprise there then! The police have found that Mafia bosses have been rigging races...

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Rider Loses Eight Stone After Surgery

Obesity is a serious problem in the UK. The proportion of people who are overweight continues to rise and so it is inevitable that the issue will impact horse riding. There have been concerns...