When I first bought Henry, I have to admit I wasn’t fully prepared. The lure of finally owning my own beautiful horse drew me in. I certainly didn’t possess all the knowledge I’d needed to provide a high level of horse care. Fortunately, I have lots of friends who are also experienced equestrians. They were […]
Summer is finally upon us, so you will want your horse’s coat to look pristine. Whilst it is, of course, a priority for him to look his very best during the show circuit months, proper grooming is also essential for health and comfort. Whether he’s enjoying a lazy day in the pasture, or you’re heading […]
Grooming should be carried out as part of your routine horse care. It not only has important benefits for your horse (especially their skin), but it can help to keep you fit too! Basic grooming involves brushing your horse’s body in the direction of the hair growth (in order to get rid of mud and […]
When I rode regularly I was always astounded at how different horses’ personalities were. I wasn’t fortunate enough to have my own horse and so rode several different horses at my riding stables. My favourite mount was particularly fascinating.
Summer’s Here! (So Dig Out the Stable Disinfectant!) It’s important to keep your horse’s stable and yard clean all year round, but even more so throughout the summer period when warm temperatures and sometimes moist conditions provide a breeding ground for bacteria. If your horse is stabled at this time of year, then cleaning their […]