Getting Your Horse Fit for Work or Competition

Whether your intention is to simply hack out, compete at riding club shows or to progress up to advanced equine eventing, it is important that your horses’ fitness is increased in a gradual and consistent way. Slow and steady is the key to getting your horse fit for the job you want it to do.

The horse skeleton its important to horse owners

The Horse Skeleton & how your horse is put together

The horses skeleton provides support for its muscles; protection for the horse’s internal organs; and has enough mobility built into its various parts that the horse can move smoothly at differing speeds and still lie down, graze or do both at the same time.

Competing at Horse Show Competitions

Competing in Horse Shows can help you enjoy a full life

It doesn’t matter were they’re placed or how well they do, competing in horse shows is an excellent way for young riders to develop confidence and improve their horse riding abilities. Equestrian competitions are were they learn good sportsmanship and how to cope well with success and failure

Tips & Advice to improve your horse riding - 300

A few useful riding tips ...

Useful horse riding tips and equestrian advice including homemade horse treat recipes and different ways to think while riding. Plus resources to help you and your horse become a better partnership, and hopefully some that will save you a little money

Horse Hoof & Foot Care - hdr

The Basics of Horse Hoof Conformation

Horse hoof conformation is the result of 50 million years of the evolution of the horse and both wild and domesticated horses share a similar hoof shape even though they live in quite different conditions

Horse Worms & Equine Parasites

Dealing with Horse Worms & Equine Parasites

All you need to know to put together a simple but effective worming program for your horse. Horse worms should be taken seriously as equine parasites can seriously affect your horse’s health. Your horse’s environment, stable, yard and paddock should always be considered contaminated with worm eggs and larvae and you should treat accordingly.

Horse Bridle Styles - hdr

Choosing a Bridle For Your Horse

The bridle is such an essential part of your horse tack, that you should make sure you choose the right type and size of bridle for your horse while considering the type of work you want your horse to do.

The Welsh Section Pony Breed A to D

The Welsh Section Pony and Welsh Cob horse breed

One of the most popular pony breeds the Welsh Section Pony can be found competing in every ridden discipline including; Hunter Classes, Driving, Dressage, Combined Training, Combined Driving, English & Western Pleasure and also heavy harness

Equine Health Care - hdr

Equine Joint Supplements – What’s Right for Your Horse?

If you want to minimise the risk of joint disease; if you want to make sure that your horse does not suffer from mobility problems; if you want to make sure that your horse stays healthy and active; then you should supplement your horses diet with good quality joint supplements that contain active ingredients.

A Horse With Scope - Jazz & Houdini

What is a Horse With Scope?

The largest showjumps can reach heights in excess of 1.80mtrs which is when a horse with scope becomes an absolute necessity if you want to win. A scopey horse gives you something to work with