Equi Supermarket Blog

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A New Era for Horse Shoes

Horseshoes have changed little over the years but we could be about to enter a new era. Dutch horse shoe manufacturer Kerckhaert has developed the first horseshoe nails in 1000 years and more which...

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All About Grazing Muzzles

Research has shown that grazing muzzles can substantially reduce a horse’s intake of forage. Such a reduction could be highly beneficial for horses that are overweight or prone to laminitis. But muzzles may not...

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Top Tips for Caring for Leather Riding Boots

There’s nothing quite like a gorgeous new pair of leather boots! It can take time to find exactly the right pair and you may have to spend a significant chunk of your hard-earned cash...

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Do Horses Ever Eat Meat?

Horses are herbivores but there is evidence to suggest that they will eat meat and fish. When a video of a horse eating a baby chick went viral online, many people began asking if...

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How to Keep Warm at the Yard this Winter

Cold temperatures have been a rarity of late in many areas of the country but freezing weather could strike anywhere and at any time. It is crucial to keep your horse warm in the...

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Tooth Decay in Horses

We all know that sweet foods and sugary drinks can cause tooth decay in humans. It is only in recent years that it has been discovered that horses also suffer from cavities but the...

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Extreme Breeding in Horses

Pictures have recently been published online of an Arabian horse called El Rey Magnum. The horse has been selectively bred by Orrion Farms in Ellensburg, Washington, USA, to feature a drastically concave profile. But...

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Should You Trim Your Horse’s Whiskers?

If you are attending a show, you will want your horse to look at his very best. There is no doubt that whiskers, also known as vibrissae, don’t do much for your horse’s look,...