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    Fill your brain with a plethora of equine related tips and advice from Horsemart. Learn anything from how to ride and care for your horse, what to feed it and much much more! You can even learn more about the orgins of your favourite breed in our breed guide section. Horsemart is not just the #1 marketplace for horses for sale, we also think it's important to share advice from horse experts and top riders!


    ArticleHow To - Health01-06-2016
    Owning a horse means so much more than the occasional hack or competition. It means a level of responsibility to ensure your horse remains happy and healthy, and we of course do all we can to ensure this remains so. But with so much to consider, from providing a decent living environment to ensuring you are supplying your horse with the right levels of nutrition, this can sometime be a daunting...

    ArticleHow To - Health08-04-2015
    Like any furry mammal, horses can become infested with many different species of lice. Lice on horses are not dissimilar to lice in humans and other animals. The treatment however, is different. Equine lice can be treated fairly easily. There are different horse lice treatments available all year round. But, before you begin to treat the lice, it is vitally important that you know how to diagno...

    ArticleHow To - Health07-04-2015
    Horse weights will vary drastically between breeds. As you are most probably already aware, horses can vary so much in size all the way from miniature horses to shire horses. Their weights, along with their sizes, also vary greatly.   For advice on how to feed your horse click here.    The body condition of a horse is usually measure simply by visual ...

    ArticleHow To - Health16-05-2012
    Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist Kirsty Haines specialises in horse health and equine clients make up about 75% of her caseload. She has been riding for more than 20 years and owns an Arab and a Shetland pony. She gives us an overview of some of the exercises you can give your horse while on box rest. Box rest is it the end or just the beginning to better horse health? Box rest are two word...

    ArticleHow To - Health15-11-2011
    Wobbler Syndrome is a condition that causes a variety of symptoms in horses. Horses that are affected tend to stumble a lot under saddle, have an unusual or uneven gait and may show abnormal increased wear on the front shoes around the toe area.   Horses with Wobbler Syndrome may also over reach an unusual amount. Slightly more rare symptoms include the tail moving abnormally in th...

    ArticleHow To - Health11-11-2011
    Kissing spine is a serious problem for horses that can cause the animals plenty of discomfort when out riding or when chilling in the stables. There are a number of symptoms of kissing spine, which everyone should be aware of and if you follow this guide closely then you should be able to make an educated diagnosis. However, even if you are unsure about the condition of your horse we recommend ...

    ArticleHow To - Health25-11-2010
    The horse health issue of equine ringworm is a fungal infection of horse skin, hair or hooves. The sores are contagious between horses, but also from horse to human. The infection can also be carried in bedding and tack, so it can be tricky to get rid of. Find out how you can treat horses and ponies with this condition.   Treatment Treatments that are administered provide...

    ArticleHow To - Health23-09-2010
    Horses and ponies, similarly to humans, are able to suffer from diabetes. In fact, this health issue is fairly common. However, with the right horse care, you can spot equine diabetes symptoms and get your horse to the vet for treatment.   Here at Horsemart, we really appreciate the importance of being able to spot the signs of a number of illnesses and issues that your hor...

    ArticleHow To - Health15-09-2010
    Loss of horse hair is fairly common and could be down to any number of reasons. Horse health is obviously something that we all want to be in the best condition, so knowing as much as you can about it can really help out.    Remember, your equine vet is the person to go to with all health concerns and issues regarding your horse. The following is a list of some of the ...

    ArticleHow To - Health01-09-2010
    Equine health issues can range greatly just like our own do. It is important to make sure you know what to expect from a pregnant horse so that you can be prepared for all the different stages that an expecting mare horse goes through. By monitoring all stages of the pregnancy, you can provide the best horse care for the expectant mother and her foal. • In the first stage, the mare horse...

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