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A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I am sure everyone is busy with last minute wrapping and organising for tomorrow’s festivities. However, in a day or two from now we will wonder what all the fuss was about, because ultimately Christmas is all about being close … Continue reading

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Behaviour that is reinforced is either maintained or increases in frequency

Sometimes I am reminded of just how different my Dancer is now compared to just a couple of years ago. The last couple of days they’ve had their hay topped up very early compared to normal. The reliable stimulus predicting … Continue reading

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Professor Hilary Clayton comes to Cambridge

International Conference Bringing Science to Saddles At The Lord Ashcroft Conference Centre, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Saturday 18th February 2012, 9am – 5pm          Tickets now on sale! Featuring the world’s key players in scientific research investigating the interaction between … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Christmas is very nearly upon us and the year’s end is drawing near, so where exactly has 2011 gone!?   Looking Back It has been such an incredible year for Equi-libre Horses, I have been very hectic with a fully booked diary of lessons, … Continue reading

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Equi-libre Horses Embroidered Clothing

Equi-libre Horses is excited to launch our embroidered clothing range! The clothing features the ELH logo on the front left hand pocket area and the our tag line and website on the back, in white. Both the front and the back of … Continue reading

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What does an animal need to be happy?

I thoroughly recommend that anyone who owns any sort of animal at all read these two books by Temple Grandin: Animals in Translation Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals Doing so will entirely change the way … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Video

Dancer was diagnosed with advanced ringbone in her right pastern joint in the summer of 2010. I knew something wasn’t right, I had been aware of it for a little while, but each time I tried to show someone her … Continue reading

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Ringbone? Or Poor Hoof Form?

This is quite an incredible case study, who was horribly lame and who had serious ringbone. The changes in her joint ossification, as shown by the radiographs, after her rehab are simply amazing! It begs the question, and one which … Continue reading

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Insulin Resistance (IR) is a metabolic type, not a disease…

A huge thank you to Heather Richardson of Amberley Aromatics for kindly allowing me to publish her article on IR. Heather provides a fabulous service of balancing horses diets precisely to your individual hay and pasture analysis. This is the only way to be … Continue reading

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