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.
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?
When horses drinking water was restricted to the two automatic watering systems, it was found the horses spent more time drinking, but took in less water. This caused a decline in hydration levels. So, what’s the best way to provide your horse with fresh drinking water?
Modern equestrian eventing has two main competition formats, the one day event (ODE) and the three day event (3DE). Equestrian eventing has also been known as Militaire, Horse Trials, or Combined Training
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 …
Your horse can’t communicate verbally but you can use equine body language just like your horse does with you, to understand what your horse wants. Equine Body Language or the language of Equus
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
Think you know horses then test your horse knowledge with our online equestrian quiz. If you believe you and your friends have the answers to questions like … Do you know what a fetlock is? What does Robert Whitaker do? …
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
In most sports or hobbies a terminology builds and new members or participants can benefit from a glossary of terms used. The equestrian glossary will help you understand common equestrian terms and abbreviations
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 …
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 …
Horse riding confidence problems are notoriously difficult to overcome. When you have suffered a serious fall or an accident this applies even more. Read how this horse rider recovered her riding confidence
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
Did you know that 90% of falls and horse related injuries are related to inexperienced horse riders? Clinton Lyons has been raising foals and horses for over 35 years; he’s a professional horse trainer and expert horseback riding instructor. This is his guide to horseback riding.
An Alternative Treatment for Equine Navicular Disease is Applied Equine Podiatry. When presented with a horse diagnosed with navicular disease, it is imperative to evaluate the foot structure.
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Classical riders develop wonderfully light responsive horses because they ride from their centre. The classical dressage horse is ridden from the seat first, then the legs and into the hands
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
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
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
Get to know equine colic symptoms, learn the causes and how to prevent and treat horse colic. The health of your horse could depend on you and how quickly you spot the signs and whether you know what to do about horse colic
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.
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
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 …
Your horses health is important. Make sure you keep your horse in good health by getting into the routine of doing a daily horse health check. Here are six checks you should build into your daily routine to ensure your horse stays healthy
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 …