Some businesses naturally lend themselves to using video to promote their work, because they are involved in very visual activities. The equine industry is one such area because clients really need to see what you are talking about.
This article looks at some of the ways in which you can quickly and easily use videos to promote your work and reach a wider audience.
The horse’s digestive system works differently to humans, for one thing it has no gall bladder and secondly the angle into the stomach means that it is not physically possible for horses to vomit back food.
The processes for breaking down food are sightly different as well. In this article I have shown a 3D animated diagram (courtesy of PurinaMills) which shows how the digestive system works and where the different stages of food absorption occur.
Colic is probably the scariest term that horse owners hear and it is, according to equinevetireland.com the biggest cause of adult horse deaths in Ireland.
Colic simply means abdominal pain and can potentially refer to a number of different things. However when used with horses it usually refers to a severe abdominal discomfort that causes the horse to be agitated, moving about or trying to lie down, rolling or pawing the ground.
This week the issue of animal welfare and the legislation was brought home with a couple of articles I saw in news reports.
The first involved a sadistic attack on a horse, clearly with the intent of causing damage and possible death, Fortunately the animal was very fit and healthy and survived the assault physically (although mentally I imagine it will be affected for life)