Horsebox Maintenance and maintaining your horsebox to keep your horse safe

Maintaining Your Horsebox

Breaking down on a small country lane or on the motorway in the pouring rain with one or more horses in your horsebox, isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. The next time you’re organising your show schedule or busy checking your horse or pony, give a thought to your horsebox maintenance

Equine Mud Fever & Rain Scald prevention causes and treatment

Equine Mud Fever & Rain Scald. The prevention causes and treatment

Rain Scald and Mud fever can cause painful sores and scabs on your horses heels. Mud fever is the name of a common equine skin complaint, Pastern Dermatitis, that affects many horses and ponies during the winter and early spring months. It can be difficult to treat and can be very painful, sometimes causing lameness in your horse. So here’s what you can do to prevent or treat it?

Cleethorpes Beach Ride

Our Cleethorpes Beach Ride was Fantastic. Sandblasted, soaked, frozen in our t-shirts and we couldn’t hear each other talk for the howling wind

Horse Colic - spotting the symptoms & treating equine colic

What to do if you think your horse has colic?

Stay calm and try to walk your horse and distract him from the pain when he’s trying to roll or thrash about. Your vet is your best source of treatment for horse colic and your job is to assist your horse and make it as comfortable as possible until you can have your vet treat your horse. There are some things you can do but mainly you should trust your vet to help your horse

Lincolnshire Show - Vincent Clipped & Winning

Clipping Styles – Why Clip Your Horse & What Clip To Use?

Owners mainly clip their horses coat to make their horse more comfortable in work, to work for longer and to prevent chills or overheating. Your horse will cool down and dry off much quicker without a full winter coat that traps sweat & heat. So, what’s the most suitable clip for your horse?

Jumping a Cross Country Table Obstacle

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 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.

What are Equine Sarcoids & How to treat horse sarcoids

Treating Equine Sarcoids no half measures recommended ...

Horse sarcoids are notoriously difficult to treat and various treatment options are available. Most however are dependent on the type and location of the sarcoid. Options range from do nothing to Surgical Excision, Cryosurgery, Electrocautery, Hyperthermia and even Chemotherapy …

Getting a Good Square Halt in Dressage Tests

Executing a good square halt is another easy dressage test mark in the bag. The Dressage Judge will be looking for a square halt that shows the horse standing quietly, not tossing their head or mouthing the bit

Horseback Riding in Pennsylvania, USA

Horse Riding in Pennsylvania, USA

Horse riding in Pennsylvania is an equestrian adventure every horse rider should have the chance to experience. Pennsylvania state offers tranquil state parks and forests with unmatched beauty, along with wonderful Pennsylvanian forests and mountainous regions, with excellent horse trails for the trail riding enthusiast