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Countdown to WEG with Sophie Wells

Countdown to WEG with Sophie Wells (07/08/18)

When the fantastic news was announced that Sophie Wells and her horse Jorge had been confirmed as one of the four combinations to represent Great Britain at the World Equestrian Games, Robinson Animal Healthcare decided to catch up with their sponsored rider.

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Douglas Crawford Flies the Flag for Scotland at Frickley Park Horse Trials

Douglas Crawford Flies the Flag for Scotland at Frickley Park Horse Trials (31/07/18)

The five and a half hour trip down from the Scottish Borders, proved well worth it for Douglas Crawford, as he sealed victory in the Robinson Animal Healthcare Animalintex® CCIY1* at Frickley Park Horse Trials.

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Robinson Animal Healthcare Support CCIY* at Frickley Horse Trials

Robinson Animal Healthcare Support CCIY* at Frickley Horse Trials (27/07/18)

Leading manufacturer of equine first aid products, Robinson Animal Healthcare, are delighted to be sponsoring the CCIY* at Frickley Horse Trials, (July 26 -29).

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Keeping Legs Healthy with Cold Therapy

Keeping Legs Healthy with Cold Therapy (24/07/18)

With the prolonged dry summer, the ground has dried out and baked hard, making any fast work difficult.

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How to Poultice a Hoof with Emma McNab

How to Poultice a Hoof with Emma McNab (19/07/18)

Most horse owners will, at some point be faced with a hopping lame horse that has developed a hoof abscess. Very often the lameness can appear suddenly as the amount of pus builds in the foot making it painful for the horse to bear weight.

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When to Call The Vet

When to Call The Vet (28/06/18)

As a horse owner, the chances are you have been faced with a situation whereby your horse has injured himself and you are unsure whether or not to call the vet. Whilst it is always better to be safe than sorry, equally you don’t want to waste the vet’s valuable time or your own money unnecessarily.

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Question & Answer - Hard Ground

Question & Answer - Hard Ground (11/06/18)

After the relatively dry weather we have experienced recently, the ground in my area has become quite hard. I want to continue to enjoy hacking out and compete in a few one-day-events which will obviously require my horse to gallop across country.

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Ride Like Louisa Milne Home - Straightness

Ride Like Louisa Milne Home - Straightness (09/06/18)

Louisa Milne Home is one of Scotland’s leading event riders and is well known for her fantastic partnership with the wonderful grey - King Eider. The pair have completed eight 4* events and were one of only six horse and rider combinations to complete Badminton and Burghley in 2013.

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All About Hoof Abscesses

All About Hoof Abscesses (17/04/18)

An abscess is a cavity containing pus, which is a collection of dead cells, bacteria, and other debris resulting from an infection. As the amount of pus increases in a foot abscess it becomes painful as the hoof continually bears weight and is unable to swell.

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Q&A with Louise Milne-Home

Q&A with Louisa Milne-Home (09/04/18)

Here we chat to Robinson Animal Healthcare-sponsored rider Louisa Milne-Home about her passion for eventing and life on her yard in Scotland.

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Bandaging Tricky Areas

Bandaging Tricky Areas (12/03/18)

Bandaging is a skill that gets better with practice; however there may be an occasion when you are required to bandage areas that are slightly more difficult to tackle such as the knee or hock.

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Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward (12/03/18)

As the old saying goes ‘no foot no horse’, ailments affecting the foot can have severe implications for your horse leading to them being out of action for quite some time.

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First Aid for the Rider

First Aid for the Rider (20/02/18)

Most horse owners are probably more than capable of dealing with an emergency situation involving their horse, but would you know what to do if the accident or injury involved the rider?

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Ride Like Kevin & Emma McNab

Ride Like Kevin & Emma McNab (19/02/18)

Leading Australian event riders Kevin and Emma McNab relocated to the UK in 2012 to further their careers. Kevin and Emma are both regularly listed on the Australian National Eventing Squads. Here they offer their top tips for confident cross-country riding.

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Top Tips for Preventing Scarring

Top Tips for Preventing Scarring (19/02/18)

Most horse owners will, at some point find themselves in a situation where their horse has injured itself. Faced with a nasty looking wound, the primary concern is to clean the wound to prevent infection taking hold.

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Essential Equine First Aid

Essential Equine First Aid (22/01/18)

Prompt first aid treatment, administered correctly can have a big influence on the eventual outcome of an injury. Most minor cuts and grazes can be treated effectively with the contents of your first aid kit at home without the need to call the vet.

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Wound Care Guide

Wound Care Guide (22/01/18)

The prompt and correct treatment of a wound is vital to prevent the onset of infection and to speed up healing, as well as reduce the risk of scarring.

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Top to Toe Guide to Common Injuries

Top to Toe Guide to Common Injuries (14/12/17)

In this issue Robinson Animal Healthcare provides a guide to the most common minor injuries to affect different areas of the horse’s body and the best way to treat them.

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Animalintex to the Rescue

Animalintex to the Rescue (5/12/17)

Animalintex® is a key product that is always well-stocked in Sue Knapman’s first aid kit, after it has come to the rescue of her horse, Ben many times over the 17 years she has owned him.

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Feeling Festive with McNab Eventing

Feeling Festive with McNab Eventing (14/11/17)

As our thoughts turn to the festive season we find out what Kevin and Emma McNab get up to over the Christmas period.

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Battling the Elements this Winter

Battling the Elements this Winter (10/11/17)

In winter, muddy, wet conditions can cause a headache for many horse owners. Mud is a prime breeding ground for a range of bacteria, and when horses are stood in deep, wet mud for prolonged periods of time these bacteria can transfer easily onto their skin.

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Combating Winter Worries

Combating Winter Worries (06/11/17)

With the onset of dark nights and daylight hours at their shortest many horses will be less active and spend longer periods inside. As the cold weather bites, riding time can also be limited and turn out can be hit and miss as our paddocks transform into flooded mud baths.

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Focus on Feet during Winter

Focus on Feet during Winter (12/09/17)

During the winter months our horse’s hooves are expected to withstand some difficult conditions that can rapidly change in a short space of time, moving from a cosy, dry stable to a waterlogged, muddy field.

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Felix's Recovery

Felix Recovers from Career-Threatening Injury (08/08/17)

When Lara Edwards’ promising dressage horse suffered a horrible injury in the field, their future plans flashed before her eyes.

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First Aid Products for New and Experienced Horse Owners

First Aid Products for New and Experienced Horse Owners (30/07/17)

In this issue Robinson Animal Healthcare, the long established manufacturer of animal first aid products, take a look at the essential items to include in both a basic and a more comprehensive first aid kit.

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Laura Renwick & Bintang II

Bintang II & Laura Renwick (19/07/17)

As one of the country’s leading lady showjumpers, Laura Renwick is known for forming great partnerships with her horses. This unbreakable bond of trust with her horses has helped Laura to the top of her sport.

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Summer Healthcare Advice from Robinson Animal Healthcare

Summer Healthcare Advice from Robinson Animal Healthcare (30/05/17)

We spend most of the year longing for the summer to arrive but the long hot days also create a whole new set of health issues for our horses and ponies.

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Koolpak

Bringing Your Horse Back Into Work After Injury (26/04/17)

Here, Team McNab share their thoughts on bringing your horse back to fitness after injury and some of the pitfalls to avoid along the way.

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Horse & Rider First Aid Kit

First Aid Tips with McNab Eventing (30/03/17)

As ambassadors for Robinson Animal Healthcare, Kevin and Emma McNab know the importance of stringent horse care in order to promote health, well-being and performance.

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Hot, Cold or Dry Poultice

Hot, Cold or Dry Poultice? (30/03/17)

A poultice is used to draw out infection, reduce inflammation, ease bruising and cleanse wounds. As one of the most versatile first aid products, a poultice can be used hot and wet, cold and wet or as a dry dressing, depending on the particular situation.

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RAHC Helps Toby Recover

Robinson Animal Healthcare Helps Toby Recover from Injury (30/03/17)

When Sophie Tranter from Monmouthshire returned home from work to find her horse had suffered a nasty cut to his leg, she immediately recognised the seriousness of the injury.

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Ride Like Laura Renwick

Ride Like Laura Renwick (30/03/17)

As one of Britain’s leading lady show jumpers, Laura Renwick has got to the top of her sport through sheer determination, patience and hard work.

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Sponsorship of Kevin and Emma McNab

Robinson Healthcare's Sponsorship of Kevin & Emma McNab (22/02/17)

Leading manufacturer of animal first aid products, Robinson Animal Healthcare is delighted to welcome event riders, Kevin and Emma McNab, to their team of sponsored riders.

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Bandaging Made Simple

Bandaging Made Simple (19/01/17)

Bandaging is used for several reasons and knowing how to do it well is important. When applied correctly, a bandage can assist in the healing process of an injury, but if applied incorrectly they can cause problems that will delay healing and potentially cause further complications.

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Top Tips for Preventing Wound Infections

Top Tips for Preventing Wound Infections (16/12/16)

Minor cuts and grazes are an inevitable occurrence at some point for most horse owners. Without proper management a simple wound can become infected, resulting in a longer rehabilitation period and potentially costly vet bills.

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Identifying Different Types of Wound

Identifying Different Types of Wound (25/11/16)

Horses can be accident prone creatures, often injuring themselves when no visible cause can be found. All wounds, even minor ones, require attention to promote healing and avoid infection.

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New Activ Scrub from Robinson Animal Healthcare

New Activ Scrub from Robinson Animal Healthcare (12/11/16)

Activ Scrub from Robinson Animal Healthcare is an anti-bacterial cleansing wash. Effective in seconds, it is ideal for keeping legs clean and free from the bacteria that can thrive in wet, muddy conditions

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Healthcare Advice for Winter

Healthcare Advice for Winter (28/10/16)

Here Robinson Animal Healthcare offer advice to ensure your horse or pony sails through winter in full health and look at the pitfalls to avoid that can lead to problems.

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Animalintex - The Versatile Poultice

Animalintex - The Versatile Poultice from Robinson Animal Healthcare (29/09/16)

Did you know that Animalintex®, the world renowned multi-layered poultice and wound dressing from Robinson Animal Healthcare can be used to treat a wide range of conditions?

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