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Horse health

How much does a horse weigh?

Published: 2023-08-02 15:45:26 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Horses' weight depends on various factors. It is one of the valuable indicators for assessing the health of the animal and is possible through various techniques and tools.

What you can do before veterinarian arrives

Published: 2023-05-23 11:58:31 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Apathy? Poorness of appetite? Unwillingness to move? Wound? Lameness? Get to know what you can do to help your horse before veterinarian arrives.

Lump - what is it and how to deal with it?

Published: 2023-05-09 12:41:18 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

It started with little abrasions from wellingtons at my horse, on the back part of the fetlocks during an autumn training. In the wound's area a few little crusts appeared in few days that [...]

Colic in horses – causes, symptoms, and prevention

Published: 2023-04-21 12:12:56 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Horses have a sensitive digestive system that is prone to various disorders such as colic. Every horse owner should know the risk factors for colic. Being aware of those factors, symptoms, and [...]

How Do Horses Sleep? Top 5 Facts About Horse Daily Sleep!

Published: 2023-04-12 11:26:12 | Categories: Horse health

Sleep is a natural and crucial process that can be observed in many organisms; it plays many important roles in the body. It is a functional state of the central nervous system that periodically [...]

Horse teeth. Most common issues with equine dentition. Horse teeth and their age

Published: 2022-10-10 10:52:14 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

By taking a look into your horse’s mouth, you may learn a lot about him, e.g. how old or how healthy he is. You should regularly check the state of your horse’s teeth to make sure that the wolf [...]

Equine ulcers – treatment and symptoms of ulcer disease

Published: 2022-10-06 10:47:04 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Stomach ulcers in horses – what are they and how to deal with them? Stomach ulcers are very common in race, sport, and recreational horses. We colloquially call them stomach ulcers, however, we [...]

Tying up – what to know about the disease

Published: 2022-03-11 08:19:10 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Sporadic exertional rhabdomyolysis known as tying up is a serious equine disease that is caused by improper metabolism in the muscles. It commonly happens after a horse has had a break from [...]

Bone spavin in horses – what is it? How to detect it and start treatment?

Published: 2022-02-08 10:48:27 | Categories: Horse health

If you spend your time with horses and horse riders on a daily basis, you have certainly heard of equine bone spavin. Read this article if you want to brush up on your knowledge and [...]

How to overcome the fear of horses during the first encounter or after a fall?

Published: 2021-10-06 11:04:19 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Horses can be intimidating due to their size and unpredictable behavior. Some people dream of riding a horse, but the fear keeps them from trying. Riders also tend to have troubles going back to [...]

Horse anatomy - diagrams of horse body parts

Published: 2021-08-25 10:32:58 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

From this article, you will learn how a horse is built. We describe both the particular horse body parts and the skeleton, as well as ailments that may afflict them.

How to prepare for horse riding in summer?

Published: 2021-04-21 12:36:02 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Summer is the perfect season for spending extra time at a stable, yet hot weather might cause discomfort to both horse and rider. Read the article to find out how to prepare yourself and your [...]

Summer horse care - what do you need to know?

Published: 2021-04-20 12:03:25 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Summer is the peak of the riding season, when we spend the most time at the stable - and in the saddle. What do you need to keep in mind when taking care of your horse during the warm days? Keep [...]

Laminitis – inflammation of the hoof material – causes, symptoms, treatment

Published: 2021-04-13 14:50:00 | Categories: Guides , Horse health , Products

From this article, you will learn what laminitis is, what causes it, and how the first aid for your horse should look.

Top 5 products for protection of your horse's legs

Published: 2021-03-16 13:11:06 | Categories: Guides , Horse health , Products

Every experienced rider knows that the protection of the horse's legs is crucial. Which products should you choose to properly care for your steed's legs? Even a small wound or injury might [...]

Equine Herpesvirus – stable, stud, equestrian center – how to deal with it?

Published: 2021-03-08 12:27:36 | Categories: Guides , Horse health , Lifestyle

Herpesvirus is one of the most dangerous pathogens that horse owners and veterinarians can face. What is herpesvirus and how to lower the risk of its spreading in a stable or riding [...]

Magnetotherapy for horses. Magnetic rugs, magnetic boots

Published: 2020-12-02 18:41:27 | Categories: Horse health , Products

In our article, you will find what magnetotherapy is, what are its advantages and which products using this technology you can find on the market.


Published: 2020-07-02 20:08:35 | Categories: Horse health

During trainings on hot days it is crucial to supplement electrolytes that your horse loses with sweat. When should you give them to your horse and how should you choose them?

How to deal with flies? Fly repellents and other insect protection products

Published: 2020-05-07 22:13:50 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

As the warmer days arrive, a large number of flies appear in the pastures and stables. How to deal with them? In this article we will discuss effective ways to combat these uninvited guests.

Interview with Anna Bajko - osteopath and expert in helping horses

Published: 2018-04-25 17:16:48 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Interview with Anna Bajko, who is an osteopath that specializes in helping horses.

Equishop's special for the weekend 19.05 - 21.05.2017

Published: 2017-05-19 16:31:23 | Categories: Horse health , Products

In EQUISHOP we love bargains galore. Who doesn't? Every now and again we have a new great offer for you. This week we won't let you down.

Rewarding your horse

Published: 2017-05-15 11:34:49 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

Horse – just like any other animal interacting with human – would like to be rewarded for each properly performed task or exercise.

Equinatura - formulas from nature

Published: 2017-04-26 15:59:21 | Categories: Guides , Horse health , Products

Equinatura is a novelty on the market of horse care products. Designed out of love, passion, knowledge and experience. Equinatura is a brainchild of German giant.


Published: 2017-01-28 23:10:26 | Categories: Horse health

Does your horse stumble very often, regardless of his level of exhaustion or the ground he is on? What should you do and what can be the causes?


Published: 2017-01-21 17:34:50 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

How to take care of your horse's hooves? What should you look for as the owners? What to avoid and what should worry you? Find out about all these in our article :)

Winter problems - overheating and dehydration of the horse

Published: 2017-01-13 18:05:49 | Categories: Horse health

A few tips on how to maintain proper hydration of your horse during winter months and cold weather outside.


Published: 2016-11-21 19:31:56 | Categories: Horse health

background source:, phot. Łukasz Kowalski Winter is a period when it is very easy to get injured. The minus temperatures outside and an improperly warmed-up horse often mean muscle, [...]

Supplements for horses - myths and truths

Published: 2016-09-11 20:46:40 | Categories: Horse health

About supplements, their effects, most common mistakes and rules which should be respected while administering them.

A few words on bedding

Published: 2016-08-22 13:25:28 | Categories: Guides , Horse health

background source: Our horses spend a lot of their time (even more than 20 hours per day) not on pastures, but in their stables. The time spent there per day varies depending on the [...]

Poisonous plants – what might impair your horse's health, part 2

Published: 2016-07-11 12:56:24 | Categories: Horse health

About how your horse might get poisoned, which plants are poisonous to him and how to give him first aid.

Poisonous plants - what might impair your horse's health, part 1

Published: 2016-07-10 16:59:02 | Categories: Horse health

From this article you will learn which plants are considered poisonous for horses. We will also tell you how to diagnose poisoning from certain strains, and how to give first aid before a veterinarian

Horse vices – weaving

Published: 2015-10-30 13:12:20 | Categories: Horse health

Weaving horse is the saddest sight in every stable and the worst of horses' vices. Find out what to do to prevent your pet from weaving and what to do with a horse that already weaves.

Horse vices - causes and combating

Published: 2015-10-27 10:57:32 | Categories: Horse health

Kicking, biting, rearing, prancing are just a few of wide range of vices that our horses show. If some of these problems concern your horse, read what causes such behaviour and how to deal with it.

Horses' habits - cribbing

Published: 2015-10-07 08:37:52 | Categories: Horse health

We describe what is cribbing and what are its causes. What is more, we describe common methods that should prevent it.

How does a horse see?

Published: 2015-09-29 06:19:24 | Categories: Horse health

We will show you the proven facts concerning horse's sight and visual field. Awareness and knowing such things will help you understand your pet and communicate better with him, which will make your e

Injuries and affliction of hooves - disturbing symptoms, causes and treatment

Published: 2015-09-21 09:39:10 | Categories: Horse health

What contributes to weakening the horse's hooves? What are the symptoms and how does the treatment of the most common affliction, injuries, and infections of the hooves look like? You will find all th

Horse skin in the summer - how to take care of it?

Published: 2015-07-23 13:00:50 | Categories: Horse health

Polish climate doesn't spare our horses - cold winters and hot summers await, forcing them to become resistant to big temperature differences. The toughest season of year is summer, when the [...]

How to cope with the heat?

Published: 2015-07-16 16:15:20 | Categories: Horse health

When the summer starts, the heat comes, and it is not unbearable only for the riders, but also for the horses for which it is easier to generate heat than it is for them to cool their bodies w [...]

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