Podcast – Moving Your Horse to a New Home – Dr David Marlin


Over the years I’ve come across many horse owners who bring a horse home and then find they are having problems with it in the first few days or even weeks, whether that be changes in temperament, illness or both.  Moving home is extremely stressful for some horses and can even lead to colic, tying up and respiratory problems to name just a few.  We can not underestimate the stress of travelling and changing home for our horses, changing forage and feed, bedding material and so forth.  However when keeping horses moving them is often necessary for competition and relocation, selling and so forth and so to find out how to prevent problems and reduce stress for your horses listen to my podcast…

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About Author

Dr David Marlin is a physiologist and biochemist who has worked in academia, research and professional sport. He has worked in the equestrian and veterinary world and in human sport, healthcare, medicine and exercise science. In 1989 David obtained his PhD from the UK’s leading sports university, Loughborough University following a four-year study on the responses of Thoroughbred racehorses to exercise and training, undertaken at the renowned Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. You can read David's full biography in the Our Website section.