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25 Stunning Names for Your Gray Mare

25 Stunning Names for Your Gray Mare

Gray colouring is common in many horse breeds. It is estimated that approximately one in ten horses carry a mutation in their genetics which means they will grey with age. Different breeds and individuals within these breeds can take different amounts of time to grey […]

50 Horse Names as inspired by Disney Movies

50 Horse Names as inspired by Disney Movies

Are you a Disney fan? I recently purchased a subscription to the Disney+ streaming service and it has made me realize just how significant their movies were during my childhood. The characters are still very familiar and I was instantly feeling very nostalgic . When […]

19 simple tips for horse jumping beginners

19 simple tips for horse jumping beginners

Jumping is one of the most exciting activities that you can do with a horse but, like all equestrian disciplines, it takes time, patience, training and application to be successful at it.  Any experienced jumping rider will tell you that jumping is 99% flatwork it’s […]

80 Astrological Names for Horses

80 Astrological Names for Horses

If you are looking for a Horse name then why not simply tilt your head upwards and look at the sky during night. The cosmos are filled with planets, constellations, and stars, many of which have truly beautiful names. These names are often derived from […]

23 tips to keep your Barn safe for horses

23 tips to keep your Barn safe for horses

Most riders think about accidents and injuries occurring when the horse is under saddle or at liberty in the field or even out at a competition but how safe is your yard and barn?  Your horse spends a lot of time in the barn over […]

15 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Horse

15 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Horse

Buying horses can be as perilous as buying second-hand cars; if you buy privately, then generally there is not much legal protection although this can be improved if you buy from a dealer.  There are many pitfalls which a first-time horse owner should avoid but […]

The Pro’s and Cons of Leasing a Horse

The Pro’s and Cons of Leasing a Horse

What is Leasing a Horse? When you lease a horse you enter into an agreement to pay a fee in exchange for a set time when you can ride/have access to a horse. The agreement is usually made with the owner of the horse. Horse […]

Horse Bucking: Why Does a Horse Buck and 11 Tips  to Stop It

Horse Bucking: Why Does a Horse Buck and 11 Tips to Stop It

Most horses will have a buck and a kick from time to time, bucking is quite a natural and normal thing for a horse to do – watch them at play in the field and you will see plenty of examples.  However, under saddle, bucking […]

Matt Harnacke- The Top Equestrian Infuencer in the World

Matt Harnacke- The Top Equestrian Infuencer in the World

Image credit: Matt Harnacke Instagram Matt Harnacke is an Equestrian enthusiast, dressage rider, and international model who has become the best known equestrian influencer in the world. Since 2014 Matt has built up an impressive online following on both Instagram and YouTube where he regularly […]

Getting your horse on the bit

Getting your horse on the bit

Getting your horse on the bit is a phrase which conjures up confusion and mystery in equal measure.  Many riders focus on the front end of the horse and concentrate on the position of the horse’s head and, whilst this is relevant, it can be […]