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    Horsemart is not just the no.1 marketplace for horses for sale, we also think it's important to share advice from horse experts and top riders. That's why we've created a hub of equine information and useful guides to fill your brain with. We have the most current, fulfilling content to share with you including how to ride, what to wear, how to groom and what to name your horse. Plus our breed guides can tell you everything you need to know about your favourite breed! 

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    Any horse lover will understand the obsession of riding a horse and the desperate longing to get as much time in the saddle as possible. Even when you’re on holiday you might find it hard to stay away from the stirrups. But fear not, you can jump on a horse just about anywhere on the planet; there are some quite special places to do it as well. We’ve taken some of the top rated ridi...

    How to ride a horse - a beginners guide At times frustrating, at times highly rewarding – teaching a beginner the joys of riding for the first time is a challenging job. Just remember how delightful your first introduction was learning to ride. There’s nothing more enjoyable than seeing a beginner’s eyes light up with joy whilst riding. However, you’ll need to ...

    The winter months bring with them cold, wet and mud. Not the ideal conditions to try to care for horses, especially if your yard isn’t well-equipped to deal with such weather. Many horse owners seek new livery arrangements in the autumn- with October and November being the busiest time for vacancy searches on the LiveryList site. Sadly, many horse owners also move again in the spring...

    Article23-11-2018
    Horse rugs are essentially blankets for your horses designed for warmth and protection of insects, flies and also wind.   Turnout Rugs -   Turnout rugs are made to keep your horse clean and dry whilst they are out in the field, they are also designed to keep your horse warm in the winter.    Turnout Rugs also have a waterproof outer layer that is made...

    Owning your first horse is a very exciting prospect. It is ultimately what every rider aspires to. Visualize those lazy summer hacks down country lanes; competing at your local show; that first place rosette!!! In reality, finding and maintaining your perfect horse may not be as easy or as cost effective as you first think. Before buying or loaning your first horse you need to consider the...

    Article05-10-2018
    New years eve is just around the corner and for a lot of our four-legged friends, this can be quite a traumatic time. Whilst we enjoy the pretty patterns that burst into the sky, we must remember that fireworks can be terrifying for our horses. Many horses are spooked by the loud noises or flashing lights that fireworks produce. This time of year can be a busy period for equine vets, where...

    When it comes to horse rugs, Bucas is a name that horse owners’ world wide trust to ensure that their horses and ponies are suitably dressed whatever the weather or time of year, here are their top tips for winter rugging…   An ill-fitting rug will cost you more in the long run, through rips, wear and tear and even rug rubs and sores, as it slips, slides and pulls ...

    Article06-09-2018
    A lot of owners like to style their horse’s mane for various reasons. There are so many different ways in which you can style your horse’s mane and plaiting is one of them. If you’re someone who doesn’t know how to plait but wants to learn, then follow our 5, quick and easy steps below.   Step 1 - Section your horse’s mane into even pieces. Take the f...

    Article05-09-2018
    It seems like only yesterday we were worrying about a lack of grass and forage stocks, yet after some much needed rain throughout August, our fields are once again looking healthy and plentiful. The sudden grass growth caused for owners to be vigilant as the rapid sugar production could have lent itself to cases of late-Summer laminitis and obesity. As we welcome in the new season, what can you...

    Article27-07-2018
    With summer now here horse owners love to give their four legged friends a cooling treat, but it’s important to know which treats are good for your horse. When feeding your horse it’s always best to stick to a regular feeding routine and for your horse’s diet to consist mainly of grass or hay. It’s okay to give your horse a treat now and again, whether it&...

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