Information about the domestication history of horses, the scientific classification of horses, the anatomy of horses, horse gender definitions, horse height measurement, horse behaviour, colours and markings of horses, breeds of horses and ponies.
Information about considerations prior to buying a horse, the cost of buying and keeping a horse, deciding on the type of horse to buy, understanding adverts of horses for sale, places to buy horses, enquiring about a horse for sale, viewing a horse for sale, vetting horses and sample horse purchase contract.
Information about horse equipment and clothing, caring for horses at grass and stabled, keeping horses at livery, feeding horses, horse health and illnesses.
Information about equestrian clothing, saddlery and tack, horse riding guidance and riding and road safety.
Information about a variety of equestrian sports.
Working With Horses
Information about various jobs working with horses including qualifications required, training and what the job involves.
Check out our 12 simple tips aimed at riders competing at introductory and preliminary level to help improve their dressage scores.
Atypical Myopathy (AM) is a highly fatal muscle disease in horses caused by the ingestion of hypoglycin A, a toxin that is contained in the 'helicopter' seeds of the European sycamore tree (Acer pseudoplatanus). Read about what causes it, how to treat it and how to prevent it.
Owning a horse is expensive so check out our money saving tips.
World Horse Welfare and Retraining of Racehorses have agreed to collaborate on a scheme that would see the international charity retrain ’vulnerable’ former rachorses.
A group of youngsters from a Somerset primary school have raised over £110 for a West-Country horse rescue charity by selling homemade cakes.
Edwin Pope (22/03/1949) and Sylvia Pope (23/12/1950) of Wistanswick, Shropshire have been given lifetime disqualifications from owning horses after entering guilty pleas to five charges each under the Animal Welfare Act.
A family in Oxfordshire have issued a plea to all equine owners to be aware of a deadly risk facing their horses if they have eaten sycamore seeds, after their nine year old pony died last Friday.
Latest Product News
The "Horse Play" girls duvet cover, in single or double size, and matching pillow case are guaranteed to be a hit with pony loving girls of all ages and makes it an ideal gift.
The Toggi range of Country Boots allow ramblers, pet walkers and equestrians to enjoy the outdoors life to the full offering comfortable, pratical, durable and stylish country boots that look equally great in the country or about town.