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News20-05-2015
Mr Nubby, a beloved friend, miniature horse and pet was found shot, skinned and dead in a pond in Boaz, Alabama.   Mr Nubby was a gorgeous miniature horse living on the family farm with the Tuck family. Mr Tuck was the person who found his beloved horse in a pond with a bullet wound in his neck. The placid steed only stood at 2ft 8in and so stood only a small chance of fighting ag...

Photograph courtesy of creative commons Caratello, 'The idea of Haus'    Horsebox Tax Horsebox owners are being targeted as part of HM Revenue and Customs latest crackdown on tax evasion. James Cowper Kresto, an accountancy firm say that the taxman is thought to believe that some of the less honest horsebox owners could be in trouble as the line between business an...

News14-05-2015
Highly Infectious Horse Bacteria Strikes   WARNING, calling all horse owners! A popular equestrian centre has been hit by a highly infectious bacteria.    Some horses who stay at the Cottager’s Plot stables in Laceby, North East Lincolnshire have been affected by the respiratory infection 'Strangles'   The equestrian centre’s manag...

News13-05-2015
Dog Poo VS Horse Poo   Horsemart are animal lovers and we are proud to shout this from the stables. We aren’t scientists but what we do know is that dog excrement can result in a disease called Toxocariasis. This causes all types of problems for children and young individuals, the toxins released from dog poo can cause semi-blindness and according to recent statistics, the di...

News30-04-2015
Mobile Friendly Websites - how much traffic you could lose. As of April 21st 2015 Google will change how they rank websites when being viewed on a mobile device. This means that if a customer searched online for horses in (insert your area) on a desktop computer you may pop up as number 1 but if you do not have a mobile responsive website and the same customer searches from their mobile ph...

News30-04-2015
The emergency services were called after a horse became trapped in a horsebox.   The fire services were called from Castletown and Douglas Stations and sent to an incident on Douglas Road, Ballasalla i the Isle of Man. When officers arrived at the incident it was reported that a large horse was trapped in a horsebox at the side of the road.   Before the services came...

News30-04-2015
The French Eventing Team Are Banned From Rio 2016 Olympics   The French team have been banned from entering into the world’s biggest sporting event of 2016 in Rio due to a drugs violation.   The horse Qalao des Mers has tested positive for a banned sedative at last years World Equestrian Game sin Normandy, France.   The horse who is own by Maxime Li...

News23-04-2015
The ArcEvo unit has been nominated for the ‘British Inventors Project’ at the ‘Gadget Show Live 2015’, this category displays products that are set to shape our future or have innovative technological solutions to some of the world’s problems. Following in the footsteps of the hugely successful ArcEquine unit, the ArcEvo is specifically designed for human, rath...

Horsebox Health Check This month (April 2015) horse owners of Bristol and Somerset are invited by Autoserv Car and Bike to give their horseboxes and trailers tyres a health check for FREE! Horse lovers will be offered a complimentary check by Autoserv to ensure that all tyres are safe for the road. Director of the car care and motorcycle maintenance company, said: "During the s...

News21-04-2015
Image courtesy of Bill Dickinson, Creative Commons.  It's Beach Season Summer is here, finally!  Let's take advantage while we can and get your steed to the beach! It will be amazing, the gentle breeze in your horses mane, the sun lightly beating down upon you both as you canter through the waves - that's what we plan for anyway! :) So here are some brief point...

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