A horse’s natural diet features minimal fat. For instance, the majority of forage is only 2-3% fat and cereals contain a maximum of 5% fat. But fat, in the form of linseed oil, can be hugely beneficial to our equine friends.
Recognised by the FEI, endurance riding features long-distance races during which horses receive regular veterinary checks. Events take place worldwide and vary in length. The longest is the Mongol Derby, which is 1000km! Most rides are single day events but the longer races take place over a number of days.
Proving that you don’t need CGI to create impressive scenes on an epic scale, the stunt horses of the hit TV series Games of Thrones have wowed the cast. 80 specially trained horses have been filmed for the largest battle ever to feature in the series. Kit Harrington, who plays Jon Snow in the series […]
You may have searched far and wide to find what looks like the perfect horse. But it is important to ensure that you are making the right decision. When you travel to see the horse in person it is crucial that you learn as much as you can about the animal during your visit. Set […]
Shire horses are magnificent animals and were once common sights up and down the country. But now only 1500 remain and that makes them rarer than giant pandas. The situation is extremely worrying and Prince Charles has called for the horses to be considered an endangered species. They might then be afforded greater protection.