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Browsing for sports horses for sale online? Well, you may want to consider one of the more available sports horse breeds that have been introduced into the UK – Paso Fino horses. Although individual horses from this breed remain relatively rare on our domestic shores, there’s certainly merit in considering a Paso Fino horse for sale should the opportunity arise. You can learn a lit...

For many people searching for sports horses for sale online, the Irish Sport Horse is the natural choice. Occasionally referred to as the Irish hunter, this breed excels in many equestrian disciplines – perhaps unsurprising considering through its bloodline it has inherited many of the best characteristics of the Irish Draught and Thoroughbred breeds. The Irish Sport Horse is perhaps ...

Browsing on the Horsemart website for a sport horse for sale? It’s best to carry out as much research as possible before zoning in on any sports horses for sale, but one breed that certainly warrants some serious consideration is the Trakehner family of horses. Trakehner sport horses are lighter than the majority of other Warmblood horses for sale on the marketplace, standing at a heig...

If you’re considering whether to buy a sport horse, naturally several breeds will come to mind, which can cause your search to turn into one big dilemma; even experienced horse owners can sometimes find it difficult to determine whether an individual horse is cut out for sporting competition. However, one sports horse breed that is consistently reliable when it comes to equestrian compet...

When it comes to searching for sports horses for sale, many equestrian enthusiasts will immediately look to more established breeds such as the Hanoverian or Trakehner. However, if you’re willing to consider other sport horses, one breed that has plenty of potential is the Danish Warmblood horse. Although the breed has only been established for half a century, it’s already fast beco...

Browsing on the Horsemart website for sports horses for sale? If you’re looking to buy a sport horse, you may find the Lipizzaner breed of sport horse an intriguing choice. Although this breed is relatively rare, the Lipizzaner horse has nevertheless attracted the interest of many equestrian enthusiasts, particularly in the sport of dressage where these horses can provide the fantasti...

Buying a sport horse can be a tricky decision for any equestrian competitor, as many breeds are talented enough to perform to a high standard in many equestrian disciplines. On the Horsemart website, you’ll find hundreds of sports horses for sale, but before you start your search, it’s crucial to carry out a little research into the marketplace, as some sports horse breeds will be su...

Horse riding depends on the health and fitness of the both the horse and the horse rider. For this reason, it is vital that you keep in a fit state. Horses will find it much easier to carry a rider who is physically fit, rather than someone who is wobbly and unstable whilst riding. In fact, if you’re out of shape, you could harm the horse quite a bit. As a horse rider, you should be wel...

Interested in the idea of buying a Welsh Section D pony for sale? You can find these Welsh ponies on the Horsemart website, and in this guide, we consider the benefits of the Section D variety – commonly referred to as the Welsh cob. Welsh cobs are the largest of all the horses categorised in the Welsh breed registries.  Although breed standards dictate there is no upper height l...

Searching the marketplace for Welsh ponies for sale? If you are looking into the potential acquisition of a Welsh pony for sale should try to bear in mind that Welsh pony types are designated into individual ‘sections’ that relating to shape and size as well as usage. The Welsh Section C pony often goes by the alternative name as the ‘Welsh Pony of Cob Type’, and as ...

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