If you were watching the build-up to the Grand National, it wouldn’t have escaped your notice that trainer Gordon Elliot had no less than 13 runners in the race. 7 of these were owned by Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown stable. Immensely wealthy owners and their trainers are now dominating proceedings and some say that this is […]
Those of a certain age will recall the exploits of the Red Rum’s in the Grand National. Indeed, any racing fan will have heard the incredible story of that amazing horse. No other horse has come close to rivalling his achievements in the forty-two years since Red Rum’s final victory at Aintree. That is until […]
In the winter months, you want your horse to be warm, but their cosy rugs have a significant downside. Rugs with neck covers can rub your horse’s mane, removing all or part of it. Here’s how you can look after your horse’s mane while keeping them warm in the cold weather.
Equine flu recently hit the headlines when all racing in Britain was cancelled after three racehorses were found with the illness. What is equine flu and is there anything you can do to prevent your horse from catching it?
It sounds a bit obvious doesn’t it? bear with us! A new study has shown that horses favour gentle touches which is hardly surprising. But the research was primarily aimed at establishing if facial expressions provide a good indication of the way horses are feeling.