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Tips to ensure your senior horse lives their best possible life

Tips to ensure your senior horse lives their best possible life

With advances in veterinary science, particularly in the treatment of arthritis and the increasing work being done in the field of Equine Cushing’s Disease, many horses are living happy and fulfilling lives well on into their twenties and sometimes beyond.  But older horses are high […]

7 Fruits & Veg that a Horse should Never Eat!

7 Fruits & Veg that a Horse should Never Eat!

Most Horses have a plain diet. In general they prefer to eat small amounts of food steadily throughout the day as they do if left to graze on a pasture. However horses also love treats and many owners like to reward their horses with fruits […]

17 tips to improve your riding without Stirrups

17 tips to improve your riding without Stirrups

Riding without stirrups is a tried and trusted technique with known and established benefits for the horse rider.  Working without stirrups promotes the rider’s balance, stability and depth of seat and is a training tool used by many instructors and riders of all levels.  It […]

6 Signs That it Might be Time to Sell Your Horse

6 Signs That it Might be Time to Sell Your Horse

Figuring out whether to sell a horse or not is usually not an easy decision. When you mention selling a horse to other riders many of them will express strong opinions on when and if you should do this. However you need to make up […]

The 5 Most Expensive Horse Breeds in the World

The 5 Most Expensive Horse Breeds in the World

Horse Breeding is a practice that goes back millennia. Since before Roman Times Horses have been bred for work, sport, war, and various other purposes. Selective horse breeding is done to perpetuate bloodlines and enhance certain desirable characteristics of a horse. Today horse owners pay […]

6 tips to mentally Stimulate your Horse

6 tips to mentally Stimulate your Horse

h as teach Horses are extremely emotional animals. They love to have fun, play, and get new challenges. Just like humans they can easily become bored if they lack proper simulation. Often horses have a the same daily routine with feeding and exercise happening in […]

The Top 5 Non-human Companions for a Horse

The Top 5 Non-human Companions for a Horse

Horses are herd animals and just like humans, they crave social interaction. The best companion for a horse is another horse. However, horses are expensive to keep and can be a lot of work. It also may not be possible for you to keep your […]

8 tips for Grooming a Horse (that doesn’t want to be groomed)

8 tips for Grooming a Horse (that doesn’t want to be groomed)

Grooming is a very important activity both between horses in the herd and between handler or owner and the horse.  Horses mutually groom each other to demonstrate care and attention to one another.  Grooming between owner and horse has numerous health benefits and also establishes […]

15 Telltale Signs of Stress in Horse

15 Telltale Signs of Stress in Horse

Horses are incredibly sensitive creatures with A very highly developed sense of sight, sound and smell.  As a flight animal, they are constantly attuned to signs of danger and the unknown. As a result they can become easily stressed by things they don’t understand, things […]

How to teach your Horse to give a Kiss

How to teach your Horse to give a Kiss

Horses tend to show affection in their own way. This affection is not always immediately obvious to us even though we may wish it was!  However there are lots of ways to teach a horse how to give affection including teaching them how to give […]