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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 […]

The Best Recreational Horses

The Best Horse Breeds For Recreational Riding Horse riding is as old as civilisation itself, and there are historical records that date back to when we first began taming animals, thousands of years ago, and along with the dog, the horse was one of the first. It makes sense that horses would be among the […]

Top Horse Riding Tips For Beginners

Horse riding do’s and don’ts for beginners If you’re interested in horse riding, either for pleasure or as a form of exercise, it can often be intimidating to start out. Horses are large creatures but are an absolute joy to ride and be around. So when starting out as fresh and inexperienced horse rider, these […]

Feeding Your Racehorse for Top Performance

Feeding Your Racehorse for Top Performance The nutritional requirements of racehorses are highly specific. Broodmares require large quantities of good quality protein and minerals to produce a large healthy foal during gestation and to produce the nutrient-rich milk for daily lactation. Young horses need a good amount of protein and minerals to add hundreds of […]

Trail Riding Tricks And Hacks

Trail Riding Tricks And Hacks Before you head out with your steed and the wild open wilderness ahead of you, read our guide on how to have a fault free trail riding experience. Must Have Items Water is naturally essential for us but also think of your steed. Many trail riders take along an old […]

A Guide To Basic Horse Nutrition

Information on the Basic Nutrients Horses Need When you are feeding horses, it is vital that you recognise that there are six basic categories for the nutrients they need which have to be met: Carbohydrates Protein Fat Vitamins Minerals Water Normal, healthy horses will consume between 5 and 15 gallons of water per day, or […]

4 Tips On How To Become a Jockey

The Jockey – How Do I Become One? Whether you’ve watched horse racing or not, chances are that you’ve heard the term, “jockey” before, and know that it’s the athlete that rides the horse as they sprint around the track. Jockeys have been a part of modern horse racing for almost as long as it’s […]

8 Most Expensive Horse Breeds

The Most Expensive Horse Breeds Some of us are born with a passion for horses, and think nothing of spending not just our valuable time on these creatures, but our fortunes as well. The relationship shared by horses and humans is an ancient one, and shows no sign of disappearing any time soon. This article […]

Reasons Why More Horses Are Running Bare Foot

Racehorses and Racing Plates Since time memorial, all racehorses have run with either a full set of shoes or in a few cases only a front set. The shoes began as heavy iron plates, the same as could be found on working horses of the same period. Over time however, racing plates have become lighter […]

How To Train Like A Jockey

The Modern Jockey And How They Train Watching a professional horse race doesn’t always convey the amount of stamina and strength both the horses and jockeys posses. While there’s no arguing that nature does play a small part in how fit and strong a person or horse is, the real secret to their physical prowess […]