Horse Care

Welcome to the home of Horse & Hound’s horse care content online. This section of the website includes expert veterinary advice, general horse care tips, advice on feeding your horse, plus tips for buying and selling and the latest breeding news and advice.

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Nosebleeds in horses after hard work [H&H VIP]

What is the significance of blood in a horse’s nostrils after hard work? Dr Colin Roberts discusses exercise-induced bleeding and its effect on athletic performance

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Shedding light on a stoney issue [H&H VIP]

When a promising young racehorse lost his form, the culprit was found to be an enterolith — a grapefruit-sized internal obstruction. Tim Mair MRCVS tells us more

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How to buy your ideal all-rounder

The all-rounder is often the hardest horse to buy, so be prepared to take enough time to find the right animal for you