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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 ...

    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&...

    Article16-07-2018
    Protecting you and your horse during legal battles will always be a stressful time, and it’s very hard to find easily accessible advice in a situation like this. Legalexpert.co.uk are at hand to provide you with some free guidance, should you experience a situation where your horse has caused harm to another person.   What should you do if your horse injures another person? ...

    Article04-07-2018
    Has one of your horses just not been selling? Even though there is nothing wrong with him. Whether or not you are experienced or a complete beginner there are always things to learn and improve on to get the best out of your business and your horses. First of all, you have to be honest, don't say that your horse is doing 3’ courses if they jumped one 3’ fence at the end...

    Article19-06-2018
    We've all been there and some days it's worse than others. We all work really hard in training and try to prepare the best we can on the run up to a competition. It can be so frustrating when nerves get the better of you and you feel like you've thrown it all away. So, with that in mind, here's Lofty Equestrian’s handy guide on how to cope with competition nerves, so you c...

    Article31-05-2018
      The evolution of the Forager Slow Feeder   The Haygain Forager Slow Feeder was developed after research carried out by equine nutritionist Dr Andrea Ellis found that horses generally had finished their nighttime ration of forage by midnight, meaning they’d sometimes wait at least 8 hours before they were fed again.   The result is that horses show si...

    Article16-04-2018
    Spring is an ideal time to sell your horse. Horsemart statistics show that more people are looking to buy at this time of year. We had over 100,000 more visitors on our site in spring 2017 than the previous winter, and 33,000 more telephone Enquiries. Selling your horse in the spring also makes it easier for them to bond with their new owners, during the sunny months of the year. With a 41% inc...

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