You Never Know What Could Happen on a Hack


General

Many horses are easily spooked and so you must always be on your guard. When you are out and about it is impossible to predict what could happen next! From branches falling from trees to noisy dogs suddenly appearing on the bridleway, surprises can lurk around every corner. Personally, I will never forget the day […]

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Is it Safe to Ride on Snow?


Rider

There have been several years in recent times when this question would have been irrelevant, at least in most areas of the country. Mild winter after mild winter has seen a distinct absence of the white stuff across the UK but things have been very different this year! You might still be wondering what the […]

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Different Types of Hay for Your Horse


Horse

There are a variety of factors to bear in mind when choosing the correct hay for your horse. These are all to do with matching the physical specifications and daily activity of your horse to the nature of the hay in question. Also considering what it will offer your horse’s system. Specific details to note […]

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The Icelandic Horses


Horse

The Icelandic horse is increasing in popularity all over the world. In Iceland itself, the number of this breed of horse amounts to about 80,000, and this is in a country with a population of only around 300,000! There is even an international Federation of Icelandic Horses, comprising of 18 countries. This should be no […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Tips for Horse Riding in Cold Weather


Rider

Although it may feel as though spring and summer are just around the corner, you never know when a cold spell may come back around. This means that you shouldn’t become too relaxed in thinking that riding conditions are going to be warm and dry from now on. If you prepare for the worst, you’ll […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018