Health

Welcome to the Health section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you’ll find advice on the health of your horse including regular worming and when to call a vet. Please choose a health topic below for more information….

Colic

Colic

Horses are complicated creatures and most owners will admit they’re not designed very well and are prone to injury or illness. There are a couple of c...
Lameness

Lameness

Horses are complicated creatures and most owners will admit they’re not designed very well and are prone to injury or illness. Lameness is a common thing t...
Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants

Some plants can make horses very ill, or even kill them… here are some to watch out for… Ragwort I think of this plant as just plain evil. It con...
When To Call A Vet

When To Call A Vet

This is a very tricky one – I tend to trust my instincts. I’m always reluctant to call a vet – it’s not because I don’t love my horses it’s because mor...
Wolf Teeth

Wolf Teeth

How can something so small cause so much of a problem? My two year old has just had her Wolf Teeth out. According to the vet they were the biggest wolf...
Worming

Worming

It’s important you regularly worm your horse. A horse should be wormed every 6-12 weeks. I can’t claim to know all the ins and outs of the science of ...

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