Do You Wear a Sports Bra Whilst Riding?


Rider

Recent research has revealed that less than 35% of female riders wear a sports bra whilst in the saddle. This was in spite of the fact that 40% of riders reported having experienced breast pain! The research was conducted by Dr Jenny Burbage, a biomechanics specialist at the University of Portsmouth, and Lorna Cameron, of […]

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

When Does Your Horse Need to Wear a Rug?


Horse

You might be feeling a bit chilly but does that mean that your horse is? Horses are very different to people in the way that they feel and tackle the cold. Winter will get you reaching for those turnout rugs but are you using them too soon? It is important to ensure that horses do […]

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Should You Use Deep Litter Bedding?


Yard

If you have a busy life, then it can be quite a challenge to find the enough time to care for and to ride your horse. With work, family, friends and any number of distractions vying for your attention, it can be hard to fit everything in. This means that deep litter bedding is an […]

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Road Safety Week – 21 -27 Nov 2016


General

21-27 November 2016 is road safety week and the British Horse Society have taken the opportunity to try to improve drivers’ awareness of horses on the road. The British Horse Society continues to do everything possible to reduce accidents on the road involving horses but there are still far too many. The latest figures have […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Running Shoes For Horses


Horse

Athletic footwear has changed dramatically in recent years. Sporty people are now able to enjoy shoes made from synthetic technical fabrics which help to improve both comfort and performance. Modern athletic shoes absorb impacts, wick moisture, protect feet from the elements and boast a liberal dose of styling. Riding boots have come in leaps and […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016