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Check out World Horse Welfare's online horse health advice library or call our Advice Line on +44 (0)1953 497 238 for help.

Check out World Horse Welfare's online horse health advice library or call our Advice Line on +44 (0)1953 497 238 for help.

Check out our advice on a wide range of horse management topics.

How to tell if your horse is lame

How to tell if your horse is lame

Find out from Sue Dyson how to identify lameness or pain in ridden horses.
Behaviour during tacking up

Behaviour during tacking up

Find out from Sue Dyson why we should pay attention to horses’ behaviour during tacking up.
Arena surfaces

Arena surfaces

Research on training and competition surfaces for riding horses to reduce the likelihood of injury.
Do you need to breed?

Do you need to breed?

We launched our Need to breed? initiative to spread the word about the impact that breeding just one foal can have.
Equine end of life

Equine end of life

Owners who have lost a horse urge others to plan ahead. Does anyone know what choices you would make in an emergency? We can help with this sensitive topic.
Fitting, using and maintaining a saddle

Fitting, using and maintaining a saddle

Advice on saddle fitting and maintenance by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with World Horse Welfare.
How should I feed a horse?

How should I feed a horse?

Guidance on feeding to get the right nutrition for your horse including how to begin when making changes to their diet.
Is your horse the right weight?

Is your horse the right weight?

Is your horse the right weight? Are you struggling with a good doer? Learn how to assess your horse’s condition and find practical tips for weight management.
Managing a good doer

Managing a good doer

Why it’s important for horses to maintain the right weight.
Occupying a stabled horse

Occupying a stabled horse

If you have a horse confined to his or her stable, you may like to try some of these ways to prevent boredom and stress setting in.
How to deal with ragwort in a horse paddock

How to deal with ragwort in a horse paddock

Find out how to recognise ragwort and the best way to remove it.
Stabling a horse

Stabling a horse

Advice on whether it is best to stable your horse or turn them out in a paddock.
Tips for caring for your horse in hot weather

Tips for caring for your horse in hot weather

Keep your horse or pony happy and healthy during very hot weather - read our top tips.
Winter horse care tips

Winter horse care tips

Read our advice on how to care for your horse during winter, including our top ten tips on winter horse care.
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