For horses that treat their field like a playground, offering the correct leg protection is often the only solution for avoiding injuries that occur during turnout. Protecting the legs is also essential through the winter months if your horse is prone to mud fever – as with most things, prevention is better than cure! We take a look at what to look for when buying turnout boots.
NAF’s Mud Gard Barrier Cream works to protect your horse’s skin while it’s exposed to wet and muddy conditions. This rich, nourishing barrier cream supports, soothes and protects the skin to prevent the onset of mud fever and to also soothe any sore areas.
NAF’s Mud Gard Supplement offers additional nutritional support working to strengthen horse’s skin when challenged by wet and muddy conditions to prevent the onset of mud fever. We look at how it works and why it may benefit your horse.
As horse owners/riders it’s essential for us to always be vigilant for signs of ill health in our horses. During the autumn and winter months there are certain conditions that are more commonly found due to the wetter weather and colder temperatures. One of the most common conditions is mud fever. We’ve taken a look at how to identify it and how it’s treated.
New for Autumn 2018, the Equilibrium Close Contact Equi-Chaps have been carefully developed specifically for horses who are prone to mud fever. These chaps have been designed to be worn during turnout to keep the horse’s lower legs dry and free of mud.