Horsing Around and Riding of the Marches


Two equestrian events have caught our eye this month. Although they were both held on the same day, had an equestrian theme and attracted spectators, the similarities probably end there. One was a brand new novel equestrian themed race to raise money for charity and the other a large public event, steeped in history and […]

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

15 Funny Racehorse Names


There are strict rules regarding the naming of racehorses and we have explained these in a previous blog. But in spite of these, many owners have come up with wonderfully amusing names which will always raise a laugh. Here are just some of the funniest names which have made it past the authorities.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Naming a Thoroughbred Racehorse


Have you ever wondered how racehorses get their names? Some of the chosen monikers seem very strange don’t they? The odd names are doubtless the result of those registering them trying to conform to the strict regulations. You may have thought of the perfect name for your horse but that doesn’t mean that you will […]

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017