Pembrokeshire Riding Survey Conducted 2005

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We recently came across this survey while researching our proposed long distance ride around Wales, we are not responsible for conducting it but have published it in order to highlight that the situation regarding safe off road riding and improved bridleways in Wales has not changed since 2005 It was hoped that the new all […]

Should You Need a Licence To Own or Keep a Horse or Pony?

With the increase in fly grazing around Wales is it time to licence horse and pony owners

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If You Own or keep a Horse Or Pony, Donkey or Mule Should You Need a Licence? With the increase in fly grazing, theft, cruelty and neglect is there now a stronger case for owners and keepers of horses and ponies to be licensed? Why ask the question? The current passport system does not address […]

Freezing Water Troughs | Balls and Hot Beds!

Freezing water troughs is a big problem for horse owners in the winter

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Frozen Water Troughs & Tanks A large ball placed in the water trough or tank will make it easier to break the ice when it freezes If possible, keep the tap or ballcock dripping slightly as the running water makes it harder to freeze over If the tank or trough is high above the ground and […]

Home Made Remedy For Horse’s Cracked Heels…| Aka Mud Fever

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Mud Fever | Cracked Heels The bane of most horse owner’s lives – mud fever aka cracked heels is a common problem made worse by wet muddy conditions. It is not a single disease but a collection of symptoms related to several causes and surprisingly it is not limited to horses that are in mud […]

Buying a Horse or Pony For The First Time

Photo of gray horse there is a lot to consider before buying a horse

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Buying A Horse For The First Time Scroll Down For Loaning Deciding to buy your first horse or pony is a really exciting time, but they do represent a huge commitment and can be expensive to buy and keep. It should never be a decision made lightly or on impulse, for children in particular it […]

Help To Keep The Flies Away From Horse Pony & Rider

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Suggestions | Tips & Advice To Help Keep The Flies Away from You & Your Horse Home Made Recipes – Generally, Combine & Put Into A Spray Bottle And Top Up With Water Or Cold Tea Shake Well Before Spraying And Frequently During Spraying To Keep The Oils Mixed Recipe 1 1.5 Litres Of Cold […]