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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 […]

6 Tips how to improve your dressage score

6 Tips how to improve your dressage score

Dressage is both a sport and an art. It is an expression of movement that can be physically demanding for both horse and rider. It requires a lot of practice and dedication.  However even with lots of practice it is easy to make mistakes that […]

How to make homemade fly spray for your horse

How to make homemade fly spray for your horse

In these days of environmental consciousness, riders are starting to question the use of chemicals on their horses in much the same way as they may be looking at the ingredient list for many other products in use within the home. There is a growing […]

8 Tips for falling off a horse safely

8 Tips for falling off a horse safely

There is a well known saying that maintains you have to fall off a horse so many times to be a good rider.   It is definitely accepted that if you really want to challenge yourself or just ride a real horse, from time to time […]

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 […]

5 tips on how to see the perfect stride

5 tips on how to see the perfect stride

Getting the distance correct when jumping a fence is one of the hardest parts of jumping. If you watch a professional jumper, one of the things you will notice immediately is how easy it seems for them to get the perfect distance for the jump. […]

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 Unusual Equestrian Sports You’ve Never Seen Before

7 Unusual Equestrian Sports You’ve Never Seen Before

Horse sports are as old as the relationship between horses and humans. Each region of the world has their own preferred equestrian sport with racing, showjumping, and rodeo riding being some of the most popular. However there are tonnes of other horse sports that you […]

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 […]

5 reasons to regularly lunge your horse

5 reasons to regularly lunge your horse

If you have spent time around horses and stables you will be familiar with the practice of lunging. Lunging is a technique that involves the horse being lead around in circles on an extended lead rope. It is primarily done for training and exercise purposes […]