With the show season around the corner, the weather lifting (hopefully), and the sun poking out, the Spring has started to work its way into action. This means that there are a number of things that horse owners must start to consider to make sure their horses are fit, happy and healthy. Luckily, the days […]
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.
Yard owner Shona Ferguson was asked by Annette Warner to provide assistance in purchasing a horse. Ms Ferguson accepted £30 for her time but then found herself in court when Annette later fell from the horse and sustained injuries.
Airplane pilots have a checklist that they follow before each and every flight. This helps them to keep oversights and therefore accidents to a minimum. You can also enhance your safety whilst riding by employing the same approach. By taking just a few minutes to perform your essential checks before every ride, you could save […]
Girth galls and saddle sores can afflict your horse for a number of reasons. Most cases are minor, but left untreated these sores can result in damage, scaring and discomfort. Here’s how to identify, treat and prevent girth galls and saddle sores.