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 […]
This is a topic which is widely debated within the equestrian community. It’s certainly one that most of you will have considered at one time or another. Especially when thinking about the welfare of your equine friends.
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 […]
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 […]
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.