Horse Care

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Horse Colic – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Horse Colic – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention

One of the biggest fears of being a horse owner is to find out that your horse has colic. The term colic itself is quite vague and covers a wide range range of gastrointestinal conditions. The severity of your horse colic can vary greatly and […]

9 Essentials every rider should have in their Grooming Kit

9 Essentials every rider should have in their Grooming Kit

If you are anything like me you probably spend as much time grooming your horse as you do riding. Grooming is an essential part of horse ownership and important for horse care. Regular grooming allows us to check on the horses general health and well […]

7 ways to use coconut oil for horses

7 ways to use coconut oil for horses

Sometimes it can seem like coconut oil is in every product that you own. From shampoos, medicine, foods and even household detergents. However there is a good reason for this. It has many proven health benefits and is extremely versatile. Over the last 20 years […]

8 Ways to read your Horses’ Body Language

8 Ways to read your Horses’ Body Language

If you observe horses at rest in the field for any length of time, you might be struck by the interaction between them.  Observe them for a while and you can see subtle horse body language which is an essential part of their communication with […]

8 Healthy Horse Treats that your horse will love

8 Healthy Horse Treats that your horse will love

It is almost irresistible not to treat your horse but what is the best present to give him?  Treats don’t have to equal ‘unhealthy’ or ‘sugar-laden’, a treat can be both healthy and unusual, so something that he does not normally have included in his […]

5 tips to avoid Horse Sunburn

5 tips to avoid Horse Sunburn

Sometimes we forget that Sunburn can affect our animals too. Just like humans, horses can suffer from sunburn and it can be very sore if left untreated. All equine breeds are susceptible to horse sunburn and it can occur throughout the year. There are some […]