Horse and Pony Ownership & Responsibility Part 2

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Read Part 1 Here Horse and Pony Ownership & Responsibility Part 2 If you decide to keep your horse in a field, you will still need to provide the horse with some form of shelter from the elements, particularly as the weather is getting more extreme with heavy snow falls, cold spells to heavy rain […]

Horse and Pony Ownership & Responsibility Part 1

Keeping and Owning Horses and Ponies Can Be Rewarding and Great Fun

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Horse and Pony Ownership & Responsibility Is Owning Or keeping A Horse The Right Decision For You? Owning or keeping a horse, pony, donkey or any other equine can be very rewarding, but it is a huge responsibility, is expensive and very hard work You need time, money, commitment and access to suitable land with […]

Maggots Clean Septic Horse Wounds

Maggots Can help to Clean Up a Horse Wound

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Your horse has a wound that is not healing — it keeps weeping, it won’t close up and it looks sore. When your vet suggests that maggots could help, you look at him incredulously Vets in France and Mali have recently reported their use to encourage healing in chronic wounds in 41 horses The maggots […]

Loan Agreement Form | Horse & Pony

An Uncared Horse Out On Loan

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EQUINE LOAN AGREEMENT Equine-Loan-Agreement-Form (1) A Sample Loan Agreement Form For Horse or Pony This form can be downloaded above, feel free to amend it according to your own requirements, just ensure it contains all relevant information for both parties and is properly witnessed, it could save you a lot of cash and heartache This […]

Horses In Road Traffic Accidents | Let Us Ride On The Welsh Coastal Path

Road Traffic Accident With Horse & Carriage

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Road Traffic Accidents Involving Horses | Why We Need Horse Riding Access On The Welsh Coastal Path Scroll down to read reports on recent road accidents involving horses We recently completed a long walk around Wales, the purpose of this walk was to determine how easy or difficult it would be to ride a horse […]

Would You Ride Your Horse Through A Field Of Cattle?

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Just imagine that you are out enjoying a lovely hack out on your horse when you find yourself faced with a field full of cattle…what would you do? Find an alternative route? Get off and lead your horse through them? Or stay on and ride through or around the cattle? Let us know your thoughts […]

Hi Vis Horse & Rider Emergency Contact Pack | The Locata

The Downside Of Riding | Falling Off

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The Horse & Rider Locata is an Emergency Contact Pack to help the rider to be re-united with their horse in the event of any separation Designed and manufactured by a qualified English Saddler Horse Locata Imagine, you happen to take a tumble off your horse , you are ok but your horse is last […]

Wild Welsh Mountain Ponies | What Is Their Future?

Herd Of Semi Wild Welsh Mountain Ponies In Pembrokeshire

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The Wild Mountain Ponies Of Wales During our long walk around the Welsh Coast and Offas Dyke, we enjoyed several encounters with wild mountain ponies. It is really exciting to observe them in their natural habitat, and the exhilaration of watching herds gallop across commons and mountains is just wonderful Unfortunately, their numbers are dwindling […]

Do Horses Need Rugs?

Rugless In Winter Snow

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Winter Weather | But Should Horses Be Rugged? Lets play ‘Devils Advocate’, should our horses even be rugged? The market for horse and pony rugs is enormous, the millions spent advertising and marketing rugs and blankets must mean that they are completely necessary, but are they? Or are we all brainwashed in to believing that […]

Add Your Own Horse Care Tips For Saving Time & Money

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Add Your Own Favourite Hints & Tips To Save Money & Time With Horse Care Horses are often a labour of love and expensive to keep and maintain, anything that helps to reduce the burden on the pocket and save some time can only be a good thing, here are a few suggestions from us […]

A Guide To Rugs | Types | Sizes & Fitting

how to measure for a horse rug

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Fitting The Right Type & Size Of Rug For a Comfortable Horse Scroll down to cast your vote on the best value horse rugs Types of Horse Rugs Heavy-weight, medium-weight and light-weight turnout rugs are designed for use in autumn and winter, particularly on finer horses or those that have been clipped. Many turnout rugs […]

Buying | Selling A Horse, Pony Or Donkey At A Sale | Auction or Fair

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What Happens at a Horse and Pony Sale? To the uninitiated, to sell or buy a horse or pony at a sale or auction can be a daunting prospect Some people regard these sales as terrible places that encourage poor breeding and poor practise but as with most things in life,they vary dramatically, in livestock […]

Your Poll | Share Your Views Cod Liver Oil & Horses

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Should Horses and Ponies Be Fed Cod Liver Oil? Why The Question? Horses are herbivores meaning they do not naturally eat any animal or fish, cod liver oil is made from the liver of cod fish, in the old days a barrel would be filled up with cod livers and seawater and then left to […]

Free Delivery on Horse Medication & Supplements

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Free Delivery on Horse Medication & Supplements Pet Supermarket

Is the Trimming Or Removing of Horse Whiskers Ever Justified?

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Horse Whiskers | On or Off? The whiskers of a horse are vitally important as they fulfill the role of eyes as horses are unable to see what is at their muzzles, the whiskers are attached to nerves and help the horse to detect what is around them, electric fencing being an obvious example In […]