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 …

How Do Horses Sleep?

At the end of a long busy day, there’s nothing better than hunkering down under the duvet and sleeping soundly but have you ever wondered how horses sleep? Just like us sleep is vitally important to them too but unlike us, they don’t get all of their sleep in one go and they certainly don’t need as much sleep. The …

What’s The Difference Between A Horse And A Pony?

While there are very clear differences between a horse and a pony it’s easy to see why people think that a horse is just a fully grown pony. After all, they’re not only both part of the same Equus ferus caballus species but are in fact even from the same branch of the family tree yet both horses and ponies …

Is Horse Riding Vegan?

There’s been a lot of discussion and debate about whether horse riding is vegan or not and while you will always get some people that argue their case is right very few debates will look at it from a completely unbiased point of view which is why I thought that I’d write this article. The simple answer to the question …

Pony Camp Packing List

The time of year has come again when you start thinking about getting ready for pony camp, you can’t wait but before you leave you know you’ve got to pack yet you haven’t made a start. Not only that but you haven’t even started to make a list of what to take so you call your buddies to ask them …