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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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    Article11-02-2019
    Prevention is better than cure – how the Haygain Steamer helps to prevent bacterial infections in your horse, limiting the need for antibiotics. News reports often state how the overuse of antibiotics is making infections harder and leading to thousands of deaths a year through drug-resistant superbugs. This problem does not just exist in human medicine, as Dr Emmanuelle Van Erck-West...

    Who To Ask For Advice by Cheryl Johns, Founder of LiveryList The range in experience and knowledge of horse owners across the UK varies remarkably. Many horse owners have owned or worked with equines their entire life and are a wealth of knowledge, others may be novice and inexperienced owners finding themselves in unfamiliar territory should problems arise....

    Article07-02-2019
    Note: Be careful washing your horse’s tail and mane prior to a show as it tends to leave the hair very fluffy which makes it difficult to style and plait. Try to wash your horse's mane and tail at least two days before a show, this way it’s still nice and clean but a lot easier to style. Start washing from the top of the tail and really work the shampoo in all the way to th...

    Article31-01-2019
    Hi. I’m Connor Kay, a 16-year-old polo player. Unlike most polo players, however, I don’t come from a polo family and started with horses back in Pony Club a decade ago. Since then I went on to retrain my all rounder pony to play, then purchased some polo ponies. Since then I have represented England in the HPA Whitbread Trophy, advanced to a 0 goal handicap and retrained 3 ex-raceh...

    Article30-01-2019
    Making sure that your riding helmet fits correctly is so important as it will protect your head if you were to have an accident whilst on your horse. First, place your helmet on your head so that the front sits just above the eyebrow line. Ideally, you should feel that the top of your helmet is touching the top of your head. To make sure you have a good fit, take your hands and...

    Article28-01-2019
    The Addington Manor Equestrian Centre held a high profile dressage show which one of our brand ambassadors, Sarah Williams, attended with her horse bear. Sarah entered the competition with her horse Bear who she had offered to take in when he was almost unrideable. Sarah managed to get him used to contact and riding in the arena before gradually building him up to where he is now. ...

    Tack Room Talk: Beat those winter blues and de-clutter your tack locker!   Oh winter, we do love your muddy fields, dark nights and frozen taps. However, this time of year is perfect to catch up on all of those jobs destined for 'later', such as sending tack for regular maintenance. My saddle arrived with a horse two years ago and having been checked by a qualified saddle f...

    ArticleHow to - Care23-01-2019
    Deciding whether or not to clip your horse will depend on what you are planning to do with your horse during the winter months. If you have a youngster or an older horse that is unlikely to be worked during this time, then leave him with his natural coat. Generally speaking, horses that are not in work do not require clipping. If you have a horse that is terrified of clippers and is dangero...

    Article21-01-2019
    Valentine's day is just around the corner! Have you thought about the gifts you are going to buy for your horse loving partner? Horsemart has created this gift guide with 10 unique ideas to help you out. Personalised Horse Shaped USB - Something to keep his or her work on or even keep their horsey videos on. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2017-Hot-Sale-32GB-Horse-Shap...

    Article17-01-2019
    Are you looking to sell your horse or anything equine related but are unsure where to start? Look no further than Horsemart. You can place your ad for free with us today, or for a small cost, upgrade your ad to gain maximum exposure. Follow our step by step guide on our place an ad process. Please note: you can still follow this guide to create a listing that isn't a horse. 1...

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