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What Happens to Retired Racehorses?

The Fate of Retired Racehorses Every year there are hundreds of racing horses, of all breeds that are looking for a home after they have retired.  So what will happen to these horses when they are no longer fit to race.  This could be because of injury, the fact that they are getting older or […]

Equine Behaviour Basics: Horse Facts

Equine Behaviour Basics: Your Horse’s Body Language The more time you spend around horses, the more you will realise just how important it is to be able to decipher their body language. As horses are not able to communicate with words, they use their bodies to tell us how they’re feeling and understanding equine body […]

The Story of Buck Brannaman

The Story of Buck Brannaman We’ve all heard the term, “horse whisperer” at one point or another. Whether it was in a film, a novel, or in a television show, the term has become synonymous with those that are able to communicate with horses in a special way. Some view a horse whisperer in a […]

13 Dressage Training Tips

13 Dressage Training Tips From the Experts Whether you’re just getting started with dressage or are a veteran dressage competitor, these 14 dressage training tips from the experts will help every rider improve their horse’s performance. Always Have a Plan While you may be working against a deadline, your horse will not be. Never head […]

Famous Horse Racing Events

Famous Horse Racing Events There are a range of horse racing events across the world that offers excellent opportunities for betting as well as enjoying a day at the races to enjoy good food and fashion. Preakness Stakes The Preakness Stakes is held in Baltimore, USA each year on the third Saturday of May.  The […]

Fascinating Facts about Horses

Fascinating Facts about Horses Horses are fascinating animals with interesting habits and things that mere mortals do not understand.  This article will cover a few fascinating facts about these beautiful animals and the horse industry. Is the Horse Smiling? Everybody has seen a horse make an expression, like it is smiling.  The horse will curl […]

Beginners Guide to Feeding a Pregnant Broodmare

Essential Advice for Feeding a Pregnant Broodmare  From a nutritional point of view, the most important months of a foal’s life are the three months right before it’s born and from birth through to two years of age. It’s during this period that a young horse can reach 90% of its adult height and 80% […]

Interesting Facts About The Arabian

Fascinating Facts About The Arabian Often cited as one of the oldest domesticated horse breeds in the world, the Arabian has been an important part of human development and civilisation for thousands of years. They were one of the first breeds of animal that humans were able to successfully tame, and they played a massive […]

Interesting Facts about the Thoroughbred

Interesting Facts about the Thoroughbred The Thoroughbred is one of the best-known horse breeds in the world. Even those of us who wouldn’t have the first idea of how to mount a horse, or what the difference between a halter and a bridle is, know about this pedigreed animal, thanks in large part to its […]

Horse Health Problems

Horse Illnesses And Problems Common Across All Breeds Whether you’re a horse trainer, riding enthusiast, or simply keep a horse as a family pet, keeping your animal healthy should be one of your top priorities. While there are certain ailments that affect certain breeds in particular, there are others that are fairly common across most […]