Not everyone is in a position to use the track system as their method of
If the Track System doesn’t suit your livery desires, circumstances, ground conditions or competitive schedule, then other management systems such as a traditional yard, Equicentral, or suitable pasture can all work well PROVIDING that the system is provided in a way that puts the horse’s needs first.
Every system needs to be applied in a way that makes
In my experience, all horse-centric systems for horse-care should
- Provided with appropriate forage 24/7, plus
well balancedbucket-feeds that reflect the horsesindividual needs,
- Given space for positive movement – where the importance of free as well as managed (ridden and in hand exercise) movement is seen as a priority.
- Provided with opportunities for relaxation and contact with other equines. A focus is given to ensuring the horses feel confident and positive about their environment.
With these things in
There are times when we have to make hard choices about our management approach that necessitate compromise in
If we fail to do this, before long
“Most issues are management issues, not horse issues. When we get it right for the horse, the horse rarely has issues!”
Jenny Paterson Calm Healthy Horses.