How to care for an elderly horse

Horse, Rider

Horses are living longer these days as a result of improved medical care, a better understanding of equine care generally and the fact that most horses are not required to undertake heavy work. Horses can live for 30 years and more but their needs change as they age.

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Can You Ride After a Hip Replacement?


Many equestrians will face hip replacements as a result of injuries or degenerative joint diseases. Nobody enjoys the prospect of surgery, but the thought that your condition could prevent you from riding again is even worse! If you need a replacement hip or hips, will you be able to get back in the saddle after […]

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Is it Safe to Ride on Snow?


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