Driving a Horse and Carriage on the Road


General

Although still a comparatively rare sight, horse drawn vehicles are increasing in popularity. Perhaps surprisingly, you don’t need to pass a test to drive such a vehicle on the road. However, you are obliged to adhere to the rules of the road. You should also adhere to the standards of driving and maintenance outlined in […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

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

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

What are Horse Brasses?


General

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.

Friday, February 16th, 2018