Top 11 Best Horse Breeds For Trail Riding

Whether you’re a competitive trail rider or do it purely for pleasure you’ll know that there can be no better feeling than being sat on your favorite horse and enjoying the world as you pass through it, but what is it that makes a good trail horse? While there are certain characteristics, such as being sound and having the ability …

Want To Work With Horses?

The 15 Best Horse Career Options There can be no better thing than doing a job you really enjoy and if you love horses then what better job to do than one where you can work with them? These days there’s a multitude of different occupations where you can either work with them, directly or indirectly. Whatever your interest is …

Are Horses Smart?

We all know how smart dolphins are and that some dog breeds have the brain capacity of a 2 and half-year-old human but what about horses? Nobody ever says how smart they are or compares their intellect with humans so I thought it would be interesting to look into how a horse’s brain works and how smart they really are. …

How To Load A Horse

If you’re lucky enough to have your own horse then chances are at some point you’ve had to transport them, whether for a show or a trip to the vet and unless your horse is one of those miracle horses that don’t mind dark confined spaces you know loading a horse isn’t always plane sailing. Teaching your horse to load …

Life Hacks For Horse Owners

We all know how much time we waste just doing chores at the barn, not to mention the money we spend as well but the good news is that with a bit of planning and ingenuity you can not only drastically cut the time you devote on chores but you can also save yourself quite a bit of money too. …

Camping With Your Horse

When the weather gets colder we all start to think about our next vacation and where we’re going to go. Once we’ve decided when and where we’re going the next thing to do is find somebody who can look after our horses while we’re away, but have you thought about vacationing with your horse instead? In recent years the popularity …

Top 12 Best Horse Breeds For New Riders And Why

When many people first start learning to ride they often wonder if there’s a particular type of horse that would suit them more. You may be a nervous rider or don’t yet have a good balance so it’s natural to ask if one breed would suit you more than another breed would. Horses are living creatures with their own personalities …

Horse Riding With Back Pain

With so many of us suffering from back pain at some point in our lifetime it’s a common problem that only seems to be getting worse. After all five years ago 70% of adults experienced some sort of back pain whereas today that has increased to 80%. While back pain is a fairly broad term that covers many different forms …