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    Horse sharing can be beneficial and rewarding for both the original owner and shared carer. Not only can it give an inexperienced horse the lover the chance to take responsibility, but it can help an owner give their horse the care they cannot provide themselves. This article takes a look at what sharing a horse means and what it can offer on both sides of an agreement. Limiting Fa...

    ArticleHow To - Health25-09-2017
      Ringworm is a frustrating condition that can affect any horse. It can potentially progress into illnesses much worse, so it’s important every horse owner knows how to identify and solve the problem. This guide aims to tell you a little more about what it is and highlighting the symptoms that indicate a case of ringworm, alongside some suggestions and tips as to how to take...

    Owning a horse can be more complicated than you might think, and the loaning of a horse is just one issue that has legal barriers to be overcome before it can occur.    The sample loan agreement below is a guide to the type of agreement that may be made between the horse owner and the person wanting to take the horse on loan. When amended, completed and signed by both ...

    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 pres...

    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 ...

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