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Horse Grooming

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How to Prevent Mud Fever

Mud fever is a common condition that affects the lower limbs of equines, most typically affecting the back of the pastern. It commonly occurs in wet conditions. Initially the infection starts as matted hair and crusty, scabbed and inflamed skin. As the condition progresses, mud fever can cause anything from swelling to severe lameness.

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Autumn Clip Tips and Maintenance

Decide on the style of clip required depending on the job the horse needs to do and how he is kept. A simple neck and chest may be sufficient for a horse in light work, living out, but a stabled horse with a full season of hunting ahead of him will probably need a hunter clip or a full clip.

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Product Profile: Heiniger Horse Clippers

New to Groomers Equestrian this autumn are Heiniger clippers. Heiniger are a long-standing favourite among many horse owners, known for their reliability, ease of use, clip finish and value for money. Designed and precision made in Switzerland, Heiniger clippers are engineered to a very high standard, and have an attractive look and feel. Heiniger also offer an unparalleled lifetime service and technical support.

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Sweet Itch Information and Management

Sweet itch is a seasonal skin complaint that can affect all types of horse. Also known as Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD), sweet itch affects approximately 5% of UK horses, but this percentage is often higher in hotter countries such as Australia, where up to 40% of horses are affected.

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Groomers Top 5 Equine Winter Warriors

We have selected our favourite time-saving winter grooming products to help make your life easier through the cold season. Whether you need a quick turn around turn-out straight from the field, fast fixes for plaiting, or sparkling tack cleaning without water, Groomers has the solution.

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How to Treat Mud Fever

Mud fever is a common condition that affects the lower limbs of equines, most typically on the back of the pastern. It commonly occurs in wet, muddy conditions. Initially the infection starts as matted hair and crusty, scabbed and inflamed skin. As the condition progresses, mud fever can cause anything from swelling to severe lameness.

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Groomers at Your Horse Live

Your Horse Live is an exciting up-and-coming event perfect for all equestrians, due to take place on 10th and 11th November 2012. Hosted at the vast indoor exhibition space at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, Your Horse Live is an equine extravaganza, offering everything you could ever need for you and your horse.

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Top 10 Tips for a Perfect Clip

Decide on the style of clip required depending on the job the horse needs to do and how he is kept. A simple neck and chest may be sufficient for a horse in light work, living out, but a stabled horse with a full season of hunting ahead of him will probably need a hunter clip or a full clip.