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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:


    News18-01-2019
    Two horse riders take action in asking the public to stop feeding their horses fruit, due to the risk of serious health conditions. Shannon Snow who is aged 15 and Linda Sleczka aged 59 are both urging the public to refrain from feeding their horses apples after they contracted choke, a serious health condition where the oesophagus becomes blocked and the horses are unable to swallow. ...

    News16-01-2019
    On Monday the 7th January 2019, a teenage girl was out hacking when an out of control dog chased her horse into the sea. The 17-year-old rider was riding in Devon on the Monday afternoon when she was chased by a dog for around 15 minutes on Exmouth beach. Devon and Cornwall Police officers say the dog was one of two and thought to be a Hungarian Vizsla who had run from its owner. &nbs...

    News14-01-2019
    The RSPCA is looking for whoever is responsible for fly-tipping a dead horse on the side of the A500. A member of the public made the devastating discovery of the dead horse just off of the dual carriageway in Audley before calling the RSPCA. One of the charity's members was dispatched to the scene straight away. The RSPCA inspector, Charlotte Melvin, found the foal in a seriously...

    News11-01-2019
    Hi, I’m Edward Chitty,   I’m a listed British Dressage judge and a UKCC L2 Showjumping coach.    Here is a bit about me:    Unusually I don’t come from a horsey family, I started riding when I was 6 after I got bored watching my brother and have never stopped since.    My current horse, together with my brother tr...

    News09-01-2019
    On the 1st January, a hunt monitor was left seriously injured after he was knocked to the ground by a panicked horse. The horse was galloping away after it got its head stuck in a wooden jump fence. The incident took place during the Crawley and Horsham hunt and it is captured on film. The footage shows the horse attempting to get up whilst completely tangled in the fence as the ...

    News09-01-2019
    One police force has decided to educate drivers on how to pass horses correctly and safely on the road. Nottinghamshire police have come together and are now working alongside colleagues from South Yorkshire Police and the British Horse Society (BHS) to educate drivers on how to overtake horses and riders correctly. Mounted officers took to the road in areas considered to be high risk ...

    News09-01-2019
    A horse named PH Keston, who had a special connection with the Queen has sadly passed away. The London Metropolitan Police informed the public on Wednesday 2nd January that the horse had passed via a post on Twitter. “PH Keston regularly escorted HM The Queen on various state events and other high profile occasions,” police wrote to accompany three photos of the animal. &l...

    News04-01-2019
    According to a vet, one horse that was attacked by a dog on Christmas Eve is lucky to be alive. The horse that was attacked on Christmas Eve was in its paddock at the bottom of Field Lane in Alvaston, next door to End Cottage Kennels. The owner found her horse covered in blood at around 1:40 pm on Monday, December 24th. She arrived at the paddock with her husband and 3-year-old g...

    News04-01-2019
    On Christmas day in Frankfurt, Germany, police say 20 people who were on board two horse-drawn carriages were injured as they collided during a Christmas Day outing. Two of the 20 people injured were seriously hurt, with one man being taken to hospital by helicopter. The dpa news agency quoted the police, saying that the incident took place when two carriages, both holding 10 passenge...

    News04-01-2019
    Hi! We're Meg and Lauren, known as Hesteyri Horses! We are horse trainers with a difference. As well as our usual backing, training and competing, we also work with a lot of rescue and 'problem' horses. This started because almost all of our own horses were rescues or rejects of some form and we became known for being the girls who would work with any horse and make sure t...

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