20 Things You Should NEVER Feed Your Horse

Let’s be honest we all like to spoil our horses with treats from time to time but are you feeding them the right thing? While we all know that you should never feed ragwort to horses, be honest how many of you knew that bran isn’t good for them either? Plants Many people think that horses, like all grazing animals, …

How To Choose The Right CCTV For Your Stables

It’s a sad fact of modern life that one of the things you need to consider when owning a horse is security, especially if your horse is stabled away from your home. More and more people are installing some kind of CCTV at their barn but in an ever-growing and evolving market, it can be difficult to know which is …

What’s The Best Bedding For My Horse

If you’re going to stable your horse overnight then you’ll need to think about what type of bedding you’ll be using. In the past, the only two options were straw or wood chips but we’ve come a very long way since then. There’s a wide range of choices now so which one is the best? What do you want from …

Ultimate Guide To Horse Insurance

Insurance is one of those parts of horse ownership that people don’t often talk about but it’s actually a lot more important than you think it is. In most countries it’s not compulsory but it is without doubt a necessity rather than a luxury. After all, as Nathan Garrett, senior underwriter at James Allen Insurance says, “Your horse is both …

Why Does My Horse Weave?

There’s a number of different reasons why your horse may be weaving but it’s important to remember that weaving is considered a vice which means it’s a bad habit for your horse to have. Luckily though its a habit that you can easily help not only prevent but also stop altogether. What causes my horse to weaver? Weaving is generally …

How Do I Worm My Horse

Worming your horse is quick and easy to do as most deworming treatments come in the form of a syringe that can easily be squeezed into the corner of his mouth. To worm your horse make sure you’ve got a firm grip on his halter then place the syringe in the corner of his mouth and gentle squeeze the paste …

How To Treat Colic

A common worry for horse owners, colic is sadly unpreventable with around 1 in every 10 horses suffering from it every year. It’s for this reason that you need to know what signs to look out for and how to treat it. If your horse has recently developed colic you may be able to improve the symptoms and aid his …

Getting The Right Bit For Your Horse

When it comes to riding there are a huge number of bits each with there own advances and purposes but how do you know which is the right bit for you? There are few things that need to be taken into account such as the type of riding your intending to do, how strong your horse is and how sensitive …