Horse Facts – fun & interesting equine information

Horse Facts - Fun & interesting equine information

Our horse facts are a collection of interesting and fun equine Information. Learning basic horse facts and figures as well as the more fun and interesting ones is often placed on the back burner or never considered important because horse owners are far too busy doing horse stuff. Knowing a few equine facts though, can help when you least expect it.

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

Equine Mud Fever & Rain Scald 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?

Equestrian facilities & horse riding in Lincolnshire, England

Horse Riding in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is a County in the East of England and features some of the most breathtaking landscapes in England, full of pretty picturesque towns and villages with cobbled streets and stone built houses. Horse Riding in Lincolnshire is both popular and very well catered for. There are plenty of good quality equestrian centres, riding schools and stable yards throughout Lincolnshire just browse the Lincolnshire equestrian map or scroll through the riding club, riding school or livery yard pages to find local riding near you …

Keeping Your Horse Healthy. Sound horse health advice from horse owners.

Horse Health Advice - Keep your horse healthy

Essential Horse Health advice, horse care and horse facts. What are strangles? What are sarcoids? How do I check my horses conformation? How do I tell my horses age? Your horse’s health should a top priority, because our equine friends rely on us for care and attention when they need it

Horse Riding in England

Horse Riding in England

England & horse friendly English equestrian counties provide excellent access to good trail riding and superb equestrian events. A rich network of bridleways allows for pleasant all year round trail riding, hacking or a daily gallop

A brief look at the History of the Horse ... Man's special equine friend

History of the Horse

Greek mythology presents horses as sea creatures ruled by their god Posiedon. Other mythologies present different versions and countries often have differing views on the history of the horse and its relationship with man. What we know for certain is that Horse drawings exist that date from about 3000 BC and the horse has served man well for a very long time …

Horse Riding in Your Local Area ... UK Bridleways

UK Bridleways - Safe Local Riding

UK Landowners share a responsibility to keep UK bridleways clear, but it is also up to horse riders, walkers and other users to clear natural obstructions such as fallen trees and undergrowth. If you want to ride safely in your local area, pitch in and make sure we can all enjoy our UK Bridleways for years to come …

Saddle Buying Tips - Buying a Western Saddle

Buying a Western Saddle

Having had one bad experience in purchasing a western saddle I thought this article might offer help to anyone thinking of starting western riding and who is thinking of buying a western saddle off-the-peg

The Equestrian Blog for News & Updates

The Equestrian Blog - hdr

Our Local Riding Blog for site updates and new content. check it regularly to find new information, equestrian facilities and new areas we add. Including local horse riding, showjumping, cross country and dressage in your area

Horse Riding in English Equestrian Counties

English Equestrian Counties - showing in Yorkshire

Our English Equestrian Counties page provides a quick review of all the counties in England and information on equestrian events, equestrian centres and horse riding facilities in that English county

Horse Training: Sometimes all it takes is a leap of faith

Horse Training - Sometimes it needs a leap of faith

You don’t have to have the next Olympic hopeful in your stable to want to improve your knowledge of horse training or aspire to be someone who can deal with a wide variety of horses and a wide range of schooling problems. Have faith in yourself and your horse and you’ll get there

A Directory of Horse Rescue Centres around the world

Horse Rescue Centres & Sanctuaries

Horse Rescue Centres dedicated to rescueing horses from cruelty, neglect, abuse and harm. To rejuvenate, rehabilitate and rehome to an environment where those horses can spend the rest of their natural lives happy, healthy and content

Dressage Riding Getting Started & What You Need

Dressage Riding - A popular equestrian sport - hdr

Today Dressage Riding is the fastest growing Equestrian Sport and Dressage is no longer seen as unfashionable and simply posing about on horses. Dressage riding is now recognised as correct training, good riding and the basis for all other equestrian sports.

About England and England's Equestrian Heritage

Riding in England - The Parliament Buildings

Horse owners & riders in England are estimated to spend around 2.5 billion pounds on horses, on horse riding and associated items, including £150,000,000 on buying horses and £1,200,000,000 on the care and upkeep of horses

Horse Riding in the horse mad county of Essex in the East of England

Horse Riding in Essex England

Essex has a rich variety of equestrian centres and other horse riding facilities including the Tiptree Equestrian Centre, Wix Equestrian Centre and the popular Ingatestone Saddlery; but that’s not the best thing about riding in Essex. For that you need to experience first hand just how horse friendly the county is and just how horse mad the people of Essex are …

The 10 Top Horse Riding Mental Strategies

The Top 10 Mental Horse Riding Strategies To Banish Fear And Build Training Confidence … by Margarethe De Clermont (Nottinghamshire) Whatever it is you want to achieve with your horse and your riding, there is one fundamental concept you have …