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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Diarrhoea: a delicate problem [H&H VIP]

Diarrhoea is usually of little concern, but if severe may point to something more serious. Lesley Barwise-Munro MRCVS outlines possible causes

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How do you find the perfect Pony Club pony?

Rarer than rubies, more valuable per ounce than gold, as sought after as truffles, the Pony Club gem is top of every mother’s wish list. But how do you go…

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How serious are cataracts in horses? [H&H VIP]

What are the implications of finding a cataract? Equine eye expert Dr Andy Matthews FRCVS discusses the significance of these lens imperfections and whether their presence should preclude a purchase


The risk of equine herpes [H&H VIP]

The equine herpes virus can strike mares without warning towards the end of their pregnancy, with devastating consequences. Emma Houghton MRCVS explains how precautionary measures can help protect both mare…