PONY TRAIN How to Train Your Horse for Racing

Maintaining A Horse’s Mental Health

Horses are generally fairly intelligent creatures, and much like dogs, cats, and humans, they can become bored extremely easily when they aren’t kept mentally stimulated. A bored horse is never a good idea, as not only will they be that much more difficult to keep properly trained, but they might become destructive, and may even […]

How Much Power Can A Horse Generate?

On average, a horse can reach a maximum output of 14.9 horsepower. However, this number will be different between each horse. On average, a human has a maximum output of 1.2 horsepower. Horsepower is a common measurement to anyone who has an interest in cars. However what exactly is horsepower? Where did this term come […]

Tips For Better Horse Skin Health

The skin of a horse is quite thick and usually covered in fur, and it’s the first line of defence that the animal has against infection, pests, insects, and more. A horse’s skin and fur is one of the first parts of the animal will begin to deteriorate if it is unwell, and may often […]

Best Feeding Tips For Horse Owners

While there’s no substitute for a balanced and nutritional feeding program, many horse owners report experiencing feeding time as a niggly and time-consuming task.

Common Horse Riding Beginner Mistakes

Humans have been riding horses for thousands of years, and much like dogs, horses have become trusted companions to us, and have been a vital part of our history. But no one inherently knows how to hop on a horse and start riding straight away, and it’s something that a person needs to learn over […]

Popular And Common Myths About Horse Racing

Just like any sport, amateur and professional horse racing is no stranger to myths and misconceptions. It’s always been a part of the sporting world, and it doesn’t take much for a simple myth to quickly spiral out of control until it’s believed to be a truth about the sport.

Best Horse Breeds For Novice Riders

Learning to effectively ride a horse can take time, patience, and dedication, and it’s not something anyone can do without prior experience.  Even the world’s best jockeys had to start somewhere, and it took them years of hard work before they could start winning races on a regular basis.

The World’s Greatest Horse Racing Trainers Of All Time

It’s easy to remember the horses and jockeys that won the trophies at some of the world’s most popular racing events, but a lot of the time, the crowd tends to look over the trainers that made it all happen. These are people that have spent a lifetime perfecting their art, creating animals that have […]

How Do You Become A Horse Racing Jockey?

Horses are beautiful animals. They are utilised for all sorts of things, however one of the most glamorous things that a horse can do is race. Every year there are thousands of races around the world. Seated on the back of every horse is a horse racing jockey.

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Upright?

If you’re the owner of a horse, you could have spotted that these huge animals have quite odd sleeping habits. Not like other pets, horses have unique sleeping patterns which may seem confusing if you’re a fairly new owner, however there’s often no reason to be concerned if you spot odd horse sleeping.