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    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...

    Article08-11-2017
    We’ve had more people than ever buying and selling 3.5 tonne horseboxes on Horsemart.co.uk. We’ve taken a look at some of the best on the market, and answered some of the most popular questions. It’s unsurprising that these small, convenient lorries have rocketed in popularity in recent years. Not only can you drive a 3.5 tonne lorry on a standard car licence, but ...

    Article13-10-2017
      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...

    ArticleHow To - Health02-10-2017
      It’s a common occurrence for any owner to spot their horse being bombarded by flies and other insects. They’re nothing but pests and the horse itself can become quite distressed by the constant crawling, biting and sucking going on somewhere on their body. Although it can be extremely difficult to eliminate them, you can take some level of action that can help to keep you...

    There is a certain dress code required for show jumping that is important to get to grips with before you plan to compete. The type of equestrian clothing required will vary depending on the level at which you are competing. Amateur, unaffiliated horse jumping contests are usually quite relaxed but professional contests require specific attire. Keep reading to find out more about everything you...

    Knowing where you stand is vital when entering into a livery yard agreement. An agreement can come in all different forms as a result of the different types of livery available (e.g. full, part, DIY etc), the facilities on offer, and the conditions of the yard. A livery agreement should always be in writing before the horse is placed in a livery yard. The proprietor of a livery yard should ...

    ArticleHow To - Health28-09-2017
    Kissing spine is a serious problem for horses that can cause them plenty of discomfort when out riding or even just in the stables. There are a number of symptoms of kissing spine, which are crucial to identify early on, to prevent the condition worsening. We reckon you should be able to recognise them yourself, but if you are unsure about the condition of your horse we recommend that you speak...

    ArticleHow To - Health28-09-2017
    There are a number of horse health issues that are important to spot and treat early. Here at Horsemart we have a large number of advice articles and pages, which offer you plenty of information on a number of severe and not so severe conditions. And, in this article, we’re going to tell you all about the problem of ear mites in horses.   These little critters won&rs...

    ArticleHow to - Careers27-09-2017
    Ever wanted a career as a Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist and wondered what a typical day would include? Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist Kirsty Haines specialises in treating animals 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 what it’s like to be a Chartered Ve...

    Maintaining a commendable quality of life for your horse can sometimes be tough, especially without any guidance. As a horse gets older they are far more vulnerable to disease and illness that could potentially threaten their later years. It’s daunting to think that keeping your horse in good health when they are much older depends on how you’ve treated them right from day one. ...

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