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

How to Give Medications to Your Horse


If you have ever tried to administer a tablet to an animal, you will know how difficult it can be. Most species are highly skilled at separating the pill from anything else that happens be in their bucket or dish and so simply adding a tablet to their feed doesn’t tend to work. Horses are […]

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The Virtual Grand National


Punters are always looking for an edge to help them select the right horse in any race and to beat the bookmaker’s odds. But it takes a great deal of time to analyse the horses’ form and so it was inevitable that software would emerge to assist gamblers to predict the outcome of races.

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

You Never Know What Could Happen on a Hack


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