Trev's Tips

Helmet Test and Tagging

Posted by Trevor O'Dea on

HRCAV Website lists some instructions for checking your helmet complies with safety standards.

https://hrcav.com.au/helmet-tagging/#:~:text=HELMET%20TAGGING%20REQUIRED%20FOR%20JUMPING,Training%20events%20and%20NAVIGATION%20RIDES.

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Dehydration in Horses

Posted by Trevor O'Dea on

When I was asked to compile a short article on dehydration effects on horses, I said O.K this won't be too difficult but as I began to consider and compile some facts and experiences there are certainly a variety of situations to consider. However, we need to remember not to make a mountain out of a molehill. Sure, if we are talking about endurance horses in long distance events in very hot weather, where the horse can sweat up to 60 litres a day, or a Melbourne Cup runner, then dehydration is a very important consideration. But for the average...

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