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    Comfort is one of the most important factors to think about whether you’re riding or your horse is in the stable, so choosing the right rug for you and your horse is essential. Sizes, weights and materials vary for every rug on the market so there’s certainly plenty to think about. We’ve compiled all the talking points into one guide, so that you no longer have such a...

    Competing in dressage competitions is a fun and rewarding way to assess how the training of your horse is developing. British Dressage runs two types of competition; affiliated and unaffiliated. To compete in affiliated competitions riders must be members of British Dressage, unless they only want to compete at prelim level in the open section.     Unaffiliated competitions ca...

    ArticleHow To - Health18-09-2017
    Diabetes is quite a common condition in horses both young and old. It can cause a number of problems for appearance, performance and wellbeing, so it’s important every horse owner knows how to identify and solve the problem. This guide highlights the symptoms that indicate a case of equine diabetes, and what to do if a horse contracts the issue. What Causes Diabetes a...

    ArticleHow to - Care18-09-2017
      Horses are one of the most popular pets in the world and it is very clear to see when an owner loves their horse, through the affection that they give them. In reverse however, it may not always be obvious what your horse really thinks of you, or if they are showing you any affection at all. What are the main pointers to look out for that indicate your horse is showing yo...

    ArticleHow To - Health13-09-2017
    A question that is regularly searched online by equine enthusiasts - why do horses yawn? It is unlikely that there is one specific answer to this and many will choose to ignore this habit as it’s something humans do on a daily basis, but is there more behind the yawing horse than we think? Here we describe the most commonly used explanations and highlight the things you should conside...

    ArticleHow to - Careers23-06-2017
    “Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” The saying rings true, time and time again! If your passion lies in equestrianism, and you're on the lookout for your dream career; then working with horses may well be the perfect career choice for you. With a multitude of different roles available, no matter your preference, be it marketing, or mucking...

    ArticleHow to - Careers20-06-2017
    It's been said (by many) that, 'if you work in something you love, you'll never work a day in your life,' and if what you love are horses, there are endless options available to start your dream career. If you are looking for a career in something equestrian related, there's also a tonne of ways to get your foot in the door. Qualifications range from foundation degrees ...

    ArticleHow To - Health12-06-2017
      Like any mammal with hair, horses can become infested with many different species of louse.  They are not dissimilar to the types found on humans and other animals. The treatment however, is different and with sufficient knowledge, equine lice can be treated pretty easily.    There are different horse lice treatments available all year round. But, before you be...

    Article25-01-2017
    The new Renewable Energy Heat incentive ‘RHI wood pellet boilers’ scheme has come into much controversy recently. However lately, a rather unusual use for the boiler has emerged.   It has come out that the wife of a previous Ulster Unionist (MLA Neil Somervill) uses the system for the arrangement of her family business.   The pellet boiler is used to run he...

    ArticleHow to - Care13-01-2017
      Skin. We all have it, and chances are most of us take it for granted, but the skin is the largest organ on yours and your horse’s body. Its importance to your overall health is huge, and your horse is certainly no different. Keeping skin in top condition isn’t just down to good grooming, it can be achieved by feeding the correct nutrients, vitamins and mi...

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