Horses For Hope

Kelato is so proud to be involved with this program run by Uniting Care in Victoria. Horses for Hope uses equine therapy to help people dealing with a range of issues such as abuse, mental health or learning disorders, even trauma after an accident or natural disaster. Through developing a connection with the horses involved…

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Latest Articles

What type of hay should I feed my horse?

Aside from pasture, hay is the predominant forage consumed by horses. During certain times of the year, hay may be the only forage available and selecting the right type is an important part of formulating an appropriate diet for your horse. Remember, the general rule of thumb is to provide at least 1.5% of the…

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Importance of Poulice

Don’t Forget to Pack the Poultice

One of the most essential items to have in your truck or float when you are out competing is a quality clay poultice. Applied to the horse’s leg, a poultice can reduce inflammation quickly, decrease pain and keep you and your horse in the competition. Travelling, warm-ups, standing in stalls and actually showing or competing…

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Does my horse need to be wormed in Winter?

Worming recommendations have changed A LOT over the past few years. We all used to follow an interval-based approach of worming our horses every six to eight weeks or, for some, timing it with when the farrier came out. The problem with this approach is overuse of deworming (anthelmintic) drugs has led to widespread resistance….

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