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Winter product feature: Daily Hoof Barrier

For most, “winter care” means blanketing our horses, increasing their hay rations and adjusting their turnout schedules. What may not leap immediately to mind, however, is hoof care. However, when the seasons changes, so do your horse’s hoof-care needs. When turning out into the inevitable wet muddy fields in winter, hoof management is essential. Cornucresine Daily…

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Introducing our New Brand Ambassador Ben Hobday

We are delighted to announce renowned British event rider Ben Hobday will be our new Carr & Day & Martin Brand Ambassador. We couldn’t be more excited to announce our new partnership with Ben Hobday. His passion for excellence in the riding sphere, matched with his engaging style on social media, makes him the perfect…

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Storing Your Tack Over Winter

If you plan to give your horse the winter off then it’s this time of year that you’ll need to start thinking about how and where you’ll store your tack. Your tack is an investment and therefore making sure it’s looked after properly even when it’s not in use will save you time and money…

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Managing Your Horse’s Winter Coat: A Clipping Guide

As the days get shorter, less daylight reaches the horses’ retina and this starts to stimulate the horse’s coat to grow thicker. The thicker winter coat helps to keep the horse’s skin dry and protected from water and dirt, helping to keep the horse warm during the colder winter months. For horses that are kept…

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Mr Beanz Update

This is far more than a picture of a horse jumping! My dear Mr Beanz (show name Fred the Gambler), suffered one of the most severe cases of laminitis on record & euthanasia was prescribed many months ago. The successful healing process was completely due to the careful skill of my clever farrier Conny Sullivan…

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Hoof Care in Wet Weather

As the weather starts to turn wetter, fields inevitably become muddy and waterlogged. As horse owners we immediately start to think about making sure our horse is warm and dry, Winter skin conditions are kept at bay and that feed is altered according to Winter workload. Altering your hoof care routine however can often be…

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From Limping To Leaping: Mr Beanz’s Story

Lin Conwell first noticed that something wasn’t right when her young gelding, Mr Beanz, didn’t come over to greet her at the gate of his field. As she got closer to him she realised he was swaying slightly and almost looked drunk; Lin’s first thought was that he’d eaten something poisonous however her vet advised…

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