Horse Care

How to help horses that are difficult to bridle

How to help horses that are difficult to bridle

What makes horses difficult to bridle? This most commonly occurs due to a past incident which has frightened the horse or caused pain.  Horses remember bad experiences and one incident can be enough to create a new behavior pattern.  Very occasionally, some horses seem to […]

How to Stop Your Horse Napping

How to Stop Your Horse Napping

Horse napping is when a horse refuses to move in the direction that you want to go. It is a behavioral pattern that can often be very tricky to correct. It can occur for a number of reasons such as a lack of trust, rider […]

6 Facts about Horse Vision that you didn’t Know

6 Facts about Horse Vision that you didn’t Know

A horses vision determines the way in which they perceive and interact with the world around them. They have large that are located laterally on their face which gives them  an excellent range of vision. As a prey animal this range of vision is particularly […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 Things a Horse Should never eat

6 Things a Horse Should never eat

Every now and then its nice to treat your horse to some different food. My own horse loves apples and gets very excited if he thinks that there is one concealed in jacket. Treats are a good way of maintaining the bond between you and […]