PONY TRAIN How to Train Your Horse for Racing

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.

How to Prevent Stress in Your Horse

It is essential for any horse owner to be able to tell when their horses are stressed or anxious. Horses are naturally social animals, and contact with other horses can usually help them to alleviate stress and anxiety. However, this isn’t always possible, especially if you only own one horse. If you race with horses, […]

The Equipment Horses And Jockeys Use

Almost every victory that’s taken place in horse races throughout history was almost all due to the combined skill of the jockey and the horse. But this duo is only made possible by the equipment that they use. Racing gear, also known as racing tack, is used in events around the world, and has been […]

Providing the Best Care to a Retired Racehorse

Even if you have plenty of experience in keeping horses, the care of a retired racehorse is a far more specialised task. If you find yourself longing to give a retired racehorse a happy, loving home, we suggest doing plenty of research beforehand to make guarantee that you’re up to the task. Caring for a […]

Everything You Need to Know About Horse Riding Equipment

While you may not need some of this equipment until much later, there are several pieces of equipment which are absolutely essential to horse riding whether you’re a beginner or a committed rider. Here’s everything you need to know about horse riding equipment.

The Fascinating History of Appaloosa Horses

With their beautiful dappled coats and exceptional endurance, Appaloosa horses are world renowned as being one of the most exclusive breeds on the planet. Even more interesting than the animals themselves, however, is their history, and exactly how they came to be so beloved by trainers and breeders in every corner of the world.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Treats to Your Horse

Even the best of us need a treat from time to time, and your horse is no different. Horses love the occasional treat – or even a daily one, as long as you feed them in moderation and don’t give them too many calorie-laden snacks. Treats can be offered to your equine to thank them […]

Looking at 4 Traits of the Perfect Race Horse

Similar to humans, all horses are different in their own way. Some may be temperamental, others may be gentle, but some breeds have a distinct knack for excelling on the racecourse. These are horses that share a few common traits that make them stand out against other types of horses, and the kind of traits […]

A Breakdown Of The Gear Every Jockey Needs

Jockeys are renown in the sporting world for being short, bright, and colourful. Their gear often consists of extremely vibrant pinks, blues, and yellows, and sometimes includes polka dots and other shapes. Along with this, their helmets, boots, and other gear are unlike anything any other sportsman takes with them on to the track or […]