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Do any calmers actually work to reduce anxiety in a nervous horse when competing or in new situations.

Can vaccines cause issues for a horse that suffers with allergies if they are given at the time of year your horse is suffering with their allergies – can it make it worse?

My horses travels badly. I don’t know why. I have a nice trailer and I drive very carefully but he always comes out lathered and anxious. I always travel him forward as I was told this is best. What can I try?

I’ve seen on a lot of forums that if a horse starts to tie-up that you should keep walking it to try and shake it off?

My vet advised me that I should only feed electrolytes a few days before competing as they don’t need them all the time. But my horse has tied up several times and is not performing as well as he was.

What form of Vitamin C is best? My horse has equine asthma and I’ve been told that I should feed Vitamin C.