Prevent your horse from overheating (5 tips)

For the optimal functioning of your horse’s body, it is important that body temperature remains constant. If your horse gets too hot, certain functions can become disrupted. In the extreme case, overheating can even result in death. Very important to regulate the temperature of your horse. Speaking of which, the process of keeping body temperature […]

Making a training schedule for your horse: tips and common mistakes

As a rider, you are the ‘personal trainer’ of your horse. However, to become a personal trainer, you’re required to follow an official education where you learn how to train someone in a sustainable way. But where do we riders learn this? Where do we learn what a good training schedule looks like? Which ways […]

Don’t forget to train for speed when you’re riding dressage

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Don‘t forget to train for speed when you’re riding dressage Training speed when you’re riding dressage? That might not be the first thing you would think about. Maybe you focus more on control and smoothness. So why would you train speed? A member of Morgan Lashley’s online training asked the same question during a live Q&A and […]

Can I figure out myself why my horse is lame?

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Can I figure out myself why my horse is lame? One of the members of Morgan Lashley’s online training wondered if she can do a lameness examination herself to figure out why her horse is lame. Morgan gave some insight in how she works as a veterinarian. Unfortunately not one horse is the same as the other. […]

Thé reason why you should never train your horse on an empty stomach

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The reason why you should never train your horse on an empty stomach Us humans can be influenced by starting the day on an empty stomach. But is this the same with horses? One of the members of Morgan Lashley’s online training wondered and Morgen let her experience speak. Horses have a very different gastrointestinal tract than […]

Does your horse drink or urinate too much? These are the possible causes

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Does your horse drink or urinate too much? These are the possible causes Maybe you’ve noticed that your horse’s stable is a lot wetter than usual or do you feel like your horse is drinking a lot. What could cause this? This question was asked by a member of Morgan Lashley’s online training during a live Q&A […]

Is one thick leg also called stocking up?

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Is one thick leg also called stocking up? Morgan gives the answer Most of us are familiar with the term ‘stocking up’, where fluid builds inside the horse’s leg after a night of (almost) not moving. But what if only one of your horse’s legs is thicker than the other. It isn’t very swollen or […]

A training schedule for your horse: tips and common mistakes

A training schedule for your horse: tips and common mistakes We are actually kind of a ‘personal trainer’ for our horse. The only difference is that, to become a personal trainer, you normally have to educate yourself with an official study, where you learn how you can train someone in a sustainable way. But how do […]

Morgan Lashley: Recognizing tendon injuries

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Recognizing the early signs of a tendon injury Tendon injuries are well known and also notorious injuries. Does your horse have a tendon injury or did he have one in the past? Or are you worried your horse might get a tendon injury? In this blog I’ll tell you how you can recognize tendon injuries […]

Stable rest or in the field? The importance of controlled movement

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Stable rest or in the field? The importance of controlled movement Written by Morgan Lashley When you’ve got a horse with an injury, you often you get the advice: controlled exercise. But why is this so important? And isn’t is sad that your horse is not allowed to be free outside? And how do you keep your […]