Rain Scald

What is Rain Scald?

Dermatophilus congolensis, more commonly known as Rain Scald, is a bacterial infection found in cows and horses. The bacteria latch onto a carrier horse and activate when the carrier’s skin is exposed to wet weather. Biting and non-biting flies, together with humidity and high moisture, cause infective zoospores to spread from one horse to another….

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Before and After Quick Heal

To pick or not to pick?

The painful scabs that form when Greasy Heel strikes do not look or feel great on your horse, but should you pick them off? The answer is yes! The bacteria, fungi and mites that cause the greasy heel most often live underneath these scabs, so until they are removed, the infection is extremely likely to…

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Top Tips for Topline and Shine Shine Shine!

It doesn’t seem to matter what we do with our horses, whether they are high performance or weekend pony clubbers, we all take pride in their appearance. A glossy coat and good body condition are at the top of the list, but one of our most common desires is to have a horse with good…

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Romsey Park have The #ZanoBOLIC Effect

“When you’re after a beautiful topline and a coat that will set you apart from the rest in the show ring, Romsey Park highly recommends using ZanoBOLIC Concentrate.” Greg Mickan of Romsey Park.   Total Fashionista (pictured) owned by Georgie Kellock stepped out in style at the 2020 BARASTOC HORSE OF THE YEAR bagging Champion…

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CHILL PILL – Is Magnesium the Magic Mineral for Spooky Horses?

There is nothing worse than trying to handle – let alone ride – a spooky, hyper-reactive horse who just won’t listen. When it comes to the spooky horse though, there are a couple of things you need to remember. First, it’s in a horse’s nature to follow its “flight” rather than “fight” response, and secondly,…

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