What are Horse Brasses?


You have probably seen horse brasses used as decorations in various establishments, usually country pubs. Whilst you may be able to identify horse brasses and put a name to them, are you familiar with their history? Fascinating and highly collectable, the brasses boast a long and interesting heritage and were first used beyond these shores.

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Digby the Guide Horse


Mohammed Salim Patel, a BBC journalist from Blackburn, is blind and could benefit enormously from the help of a guide dog. Unfortunately, he is terrified of dogs! Mohammed, aged 23, suffers from the degenerative condition Retinitis Pigmentosa. So, what could be done to help Mohammed? The solution is Digby the guide horse!

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

How to Spot a Horsey Person


They say that owners grow to look like their pets. Hopefully that isn’t true of equestrians! So, we should perhaps steer clear of horse face jokes when discussing what it is that makes a horsey person so readily identifiable. Because us riders do seem to stick out like a sore thumb, or a sore something […]

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018