PONY TRAIN How to Train Your Horse for Racing
 

Author: Doreen Cohen

Alternative Therapies For Horses

Whether your horse is injured or ill, there is no need to limit the treatment to conventional veterinary therapies or medicine. Some equine vets, as well as other animal health practitioners, are qualified to offer various alternative therapies that are not invasive and do not involve drugs.

The Bravest Horse Breed in the World

The Waler is considered to be one of the most robust, courageous horse breeds on earth. Its lines can be traced back to the horses that were brought over via the First Fleet, the 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England in 1787 to found the penal colony that went on to become Australia.

Fascinating Horse Racing Facts

Horse racing has a long and illustrious history, so it’s not surprising that there are huge number of facts surrounding the sport. A rich heritage filled with intriguing tales, big wins, huge losses, scandals and sensational headlines, there is nothing boring about this sport!

What Racing Horses Should Eat

Training and racing mean that a horse is almost always active, and they burn through thousands of calories every day in order to maintain their energy levels and health. Horses are not picky eaters, and will happily eat just about anything that’s presented to them, although this isn’t always a good idea. Not all foods […]

The Oldest Horse Breeds in the World

Of the hundreds of horse and pony breeds around today, some have been around for far longer than you may think.

How Thoroughbreds Can All Be Traced Back to Three Sires

The English Thoroughbred history is one that extends far back in time; with records indicating that stocks of Arab and Barb horses were introduced to the country as early as the 3rd Century!

Steps To Bathing a Horse Properly

Horses, like all animals, can get dirty over time. Whether it’s from running through the mud or dust that settles over time, it’s important to keep your horses as clean as possible. Not only does it keep them comfortable, but it also lowers the risk of them developing any serious skin problems that might affect […]

Four Common Horse Skin Conditions

Horses, like us, suffer from a myriad of physical conditions. Some of the most common are conditions that affect the skin of the horse, and they’re worth keeping an eye out for, especially those wanting to keep their horses as healthy as possible.

The Various Types of Horse Colours

Horses come in all shapes, sizes, colours and shades. It can be difficult to differentiate two different colours between similar horses, but fortunately there is a system in place to help those with little experience.

The History of The Arabian Breed

Arabians resided among the desert peoples of the Arabian Peninsula for thousands of years, looked after and bred by the Bedouins for use in both conflict and for lengthy treks and fast forays into enemy villages. With its large lung capacity and incredible strength, the Arabian developed to thrive in these rough desert conditions.