News & Articles

News & Articles 2016-11-23T15:56:33+00:00

Coat Condition

As we emerge out of winter and start getting the rugs off our horses, something we immediately notice is the condition of their coat. The condition of your horse's coat certainly provides us with some information about the health of our horses. Long, dry "woody" or "starey" coats that are not shedding often point to a horse with health or nutritional issues.

August, 2017|Articles|

Energy – My Horse is Flat what do I do?

This is a common question we hear this time of year after we start to emerge from our winter hibernation and expect our horse to pick up from where we left them at the end of the season.  Nutritional, Health, Management and Environmental factors all are interrelated to contribute to building your horse back to peak performance.  We will briefly examine these topics to assist in getting your horse back on the right track.

August, 2017|Articles|

5 minutes with Lauren Cocks

We recently chatted with Lauren Cocks, the newest member to join the Barastoc Junior Squad. Here’s what she had to say… How old are you? I am 14 years old. How long have your been riding. I have been riding since I was four, so for about 10 years. You have had some great success in

February, 2017|Interviews|

5 minutes with Rohan Luxmoore

We recently caught up with Equine Veterinary Surgeon, Rohan Luxmoore. We asked him what the secret to a beautiful, healthy horse is, and here is what he had to say. Thanks for taking time out of your busy practice to chat with us. Can you tell us how long you have been working as an

December, 2016|Interviews|