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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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    ArticleHow To - Health02-10-2017
    Check out how you can make your own fly spray with Horsemart's handy hints... 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 difficul...

    ArticleHow To - Health28-09-2017
    Kissing spine is a serious problem for horses that can cause them plenty of discomforts 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're unsure about the condition of your horse we recommend that you s...

    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.   - Purchase any regular domes...

    ArticleHow To - Health27-09-2017
      Horse weights will vary drastically between breeds. As you're most probably already aware, horses can vary so much in size all the way from miniature horses to shire horses. Their weights, along with their sizes, also vary greatly. A 9-hand pony should weigh around 200kg, whereas a 16-hand Draught horse can weigh in excess of 850kg. The purpose of a horse will obviously affec...

    ArticleHow To - Health27-09-2017
    Arthritis is one of the most common ailments to affect horses, especially in later life. Therefore, it’s important to be in a position to spot the problem before it becomes a serious problem. With effective treatment, the problem can be controlled to an extent where a horse can still live a reasonable quality of life, so treating it quickly should be one of the top priorities of any c...

    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...

    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 - 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 - Health12-06-2017
      Like any mammal with hair, horses can become infested with many different species of louse. They are not dissimilar to the types found on humans and other animals. The treatment however, is different and with sufficient knowledge, equine lice can be treated pretty easily. There are different horse lice treatments available all year round. But, before you begin to treat ...

    ArticleHow To - Health01-06-2016
    Owning a horse means so much more than the occasional hack or competition. It means a level of responsibility to ensure your horse remains happy and healthy, and we of course do all we can to ensure this remains so. But with so much to consider, from providing a decent living environment to ensuring you are supplying your horse with the right levels of nutrition, this can sometime be a daunting...

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