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    Read the latest horse and equestrian news from around the world. We cover a range of disciplines such as British dressage, Showjumping news, eventing, show results and much much more! Not only is Horsemart the #1 site for horses for sale, but we also provide all the latest equine related news, tips and advice. See some of our latest content below:


    News21-02-2019
    Two horses were left with burnt hair and flesh after they were attacked with acid in Sawtry. A manhunt has now been launched to find who is responsible for this attack. Cambridgeshire police have issued an appeal for information after they found that the horses had a corrosive substance thrown onto their chests. The officers who cover the area on duty have issued an appeal on e-...

    News18-02-2019
    Horse riding and skiing can both be seen as extreme sports and they don’t usually go together, but, in Bellevue they do… Skijoring is a fast sport where skiers are pulled along by horses. "Skijoring, this is a great sport," said Rick Farnsworth, a rider from Bozeman, MT. Whilst the skiers are being pulled along their aim is to complete a course of gates, ju...

    News15-02-2019
    A speeding driver who showed no concern for others when he almost killed two horses and two riders on a country lane in Wales has now been convicted. Thankfully the 29-year-old man was caught on headcam footage and pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention, on Wednesday 6th February in Wrexham Magistrates Court. He was caught on camera driving way above the speed limit ...

    News14-02-2019
    British brand FoxyEquestrian have made a name for themselves with their bright and brilliant cross-country colours and faux fur pom hat silks, but they also design and craft a range of useful tools that make life easier for riders, including their innovative Fleece Stirrup Pockets (£20.00) The FoxyEquestrian Fleece Stirrup Pockets are, as the name would suggest, a way to protect your ...

    News13-02-2019
    You can now celebrate, with your horse, in style with the brand new celebration cake just for your four-legged friends. Stud Muffins are a brand of horse treats that have created a brand new invention of the ‘Stud Muffin Celebration Cake’. If Stud Muffins are already your ‘go to’ horse treats then you’re going to love this new product from the we...

    News12-02-2019
    As this is my first entry, I guess it is customary to run a quick introduction to me and my life! My name is Helen, and I am 36 years old.  I have a lovely horse called Lucy, a 5-year-old cob, who I keep on full livery in East Sussex. I have been riding since I was about 10, but had a bad fall in my teens, so stopped riding until I was in my mid-twenties.  I bought my fi...

    News11-02-2019
    An outbreak of equine flu has sent the horse racing world into a panic to stop the infection from spreading. Britain is to see horse racing come to a halt until at least February the 13th, after an outbreak of equine flu was identified on Wednesday evening. On Wednesday the 6th February, an outbreak of equine flu was discovered. Later on in the week on Friday, three more horses from M...

    News08-02-2019
    The 5th of February marks five years since a woman rode her horse into Tesco as part of a social media craze that spread across the nation on Facebook. The woman who was riding the horse was 21-yearold Inky Ralph and she defended her actions as ‘harmless fun’. Video footage of the incident was posted on Facebook and showed Inky entering Tesco on the back of her horse, Harv...

    News06-02-2019
    The RSPCA were called to rescue horses that were trapped in a collapsing shed. The RSPCA inspector who found the three ponies said he will never forget the sound. The pair responsible were husband and wife named Stan and Heather Strelley both aged 48. They pleaded guilty to four offences under the Animal Welfare Act when they appeared in court on 31st January. The RSPCA were called ou...

    News30-01-2019
    A budgie who had escaped its home was rescued after being spotted by two mounted police officers on night patrol with their horses. They were patroling Fishermead in Milton Keynes when the two horses Odin and Aurora saw Sparky the budgie flapping in a hedge. The officers and horses were all captured in a picture together following the rescue that was later shared on social media to he...

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