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10 Ways to Calm a Nervous Horse

10 Ways to Calm a Nervous Horse

Horses are flight animals and are therefore sensitive and constantly tuned to what they perceive as danger.  Our perception of danger is not necessarily the same as theirs; some things trigger worry and fear in most horses but much of it is down to the […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Sitting Trot

7 Ways to Improve Your Sitting Trot

Sitting trot is not without its challenges but is an important part of rider development and education plus a prerequisite in dressage once you reach a certain competitive level.  More advanced movements like shoulder in and half pass can only really be executed in sitting […]

The Most Stunning Horse Barns in the World

The Most Stunning Horse Barns in the World

Horses that operate at the highest levels of competition in dressage, showjumping, and racing are some of the best looked after living beings on the planet. These horses are often worth astronomical sums of money and their health and well-being is taken very seriously as […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

Chiropractic care for your horse, also known as equine chiropractic, is an important part of overall equine health.  Chiropractic care for horses is similar to chiropractic care for humans, in that it helps to strengthen and repair the relationship between the body’s structure – particularly […]

The Benefits of Equine Massage Therapy

The Benefits of Equine Massage Therapy

Equine Massage is a relatively new form of therapy for horses that began in the early 90’s. Equine massage is done for a number of reasons including rehabilitation and pain relief. The exact science behind the therapy is still up for debate but there has […]

6 essential ground manners every horse should have

6 essential ground manners every horse should have

Manners on the ground are absolutely essential for any horse, the bigger they are the more essential they are.  If a horse is not well mannered on the ground, it will be virtually impossible to do anything with him from grooming to shoeing, lungeing to […]

9 horse riding bad habits to avoid

9 horse riding bad habits to avoid

When we watch good riders it sometimes seems like they are not doing that much at all. This is because they have developed a balance and awareness that make it seem like they are riding effortlessly. They have good posture, grips, and their body is […]

Top 8 beginner horse riding mistakes

Top 8 beginner horse riding mistakes

You may have visions of galloping across fields in front of stately homes reminiscent of Jane Austen’s Mr Darcy or even harbour dreams of competing at a world-famous equestrian event but learning to ride is a journey so sit back, or should that be up, […]

9 Signs That Your Horse Might Have An Ulcer

9 Signs That Your Horse Might Have An Ulcer

Ulcers in horses can be challenging to identify as they sometimes present with quite generic symptoms.  Only veterinary diagnosis will confirm whether your horse has ulcers or not but what are the telltale signs that you should keep an eye out for?  Read our handy […]

12 Tips for Horse Tail Grooming

12 Tips for Horse Tail Grooming

There is nothing like a horse with a beautifully clean and brushed tail.  You might be lucky and your horse has a dark colored tail – bay, black or chestnut – it’s double the work if you have a grey!  Some of our tips will […]