Horse Care
Your expert guide to summer soil and fertiliser for horses
Helen Sharp
Horse Sense invited soil and plant nutrition specialist Mark Plunkett and equine specialist Wendy Conlon from Teagasc, to put together a useful guide to nutrient management for horse owners
Advertorial: Help your driveway recover from winter wear and tear
Engineering experts at Mark Cadam Ltd have advice for horse owners considering surfacing or renewing the existing surface of laneways after a long winter
30 April 2022 Farm management
The spring clean checklist you didn't know you needed until now
Spring cleaning the yard can be a daunting task so Horse Sense has put togther the definitive checklist to keep track as you overhaul your stables this season
Ode to vinegar
Vinegar may be the most humble of ingredients, but when it comes to eco-friendly cleaning power for just about anything in the yard, it's the king of the cleanse
29 April 2022 Farm management
Can less fertiliser be more?
According to the experts at Magnificent Meadows, when it comes to fertiliser for horse grazing, life without it can reep abundant rewards
15 April 2022 Farm management
Plan now to control weeds in paddocks
Herbicide expert Chris Maughan has advice for horse owners when spraying their paddocks
15 April 2022 Farm management
Bulls and Gators for horses
Machinery muscle comes in many forms on the horse yard but with a Gator or a MicroBull the load is definitely lightened.
4 March 2022 Farm management
And though she be but little, she is fierce
There are a number of small but mighty pieces of equipment that can make things that little bit easier around the yard, Horse Sense takes a look at the top ten
4 March 2022 Farm management
The second-hand tractor challenge
Helen Sharp is on a mission to find out just how much tractor you get for your money when she goes secondhand tractor shopping on a budget
4 March 2022 Farm management
Investing in your investment
Once you've invested in machinery for your yard there are steps you can take to keep it ticking over and get a good return on your investment
4 March 2022 Farm management
Hedgerow Week 2021: Understanding hedges better
As the Teagasc Hedgerow Week ‘Understanding Hedges Better’ drew to a close this week all of the hour-long webinars with Catherine Keena, Teagasc Countryside Management Specialist are available online.
10 December 2021 Farm management
Solar-powered drinkers and water alerts direct to your phone!
You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it send you a text to say its thirsty!
3 December 2021 Farm management