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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:


    News17-11-2017
      In a follow up to our recent story on fireworks that caused serious harm to a frightened horse, we’ve learned the awful news that a horse has died this week, after being dreadfully shocked by a fireworks display that was held more than a week after Bonfire night.   The horse, known as Solo, lived in Bishopston, Swansea and was owned by 57 year old Fiona Hohmann. S...

    News10-11-2017
    Image: https://www.racing.com/jockeys/dylan-caboche     An Australian jockey has been given a controversially short ban from racing after he was shown dismounting and thumping his horse live on TV. Many people are disgusted at his actions, claiming his two week suspension is ‘pathetic’.   The 22 year old Dylan Caboche was racing at Port Lincoln in...

    News01-11-2017
    The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have stressed deep concern that the effects of audible fireworks displays can have on the health of animals. It follows the news that a horse was seriously harmed as it was hit by a car - just after being spooked by the noise of fireworks.   The accident occurred late on Sunday evening on the A57 motorway near Saxilby, West Lin...

    News27-10-2017
    Images and links to the full article are found on the Mirror’s Twitter page   A horse was left requiring major surgery this week after a woman used her car as a battering ram to plough through the animal and its rider in Greater Manchester on Tuesday.   The incident happened in broad daylight on a built up residential road in Castleton. Images show the lady in t...

    News26-10-2017
    Uproar has hit the equestrian world as new laws mean that overweight riders may not be able to ride under new strict guidelines. There was dispute after eight riders were asked to dismount at the ‘Great Yorkshire Show’ earlier on this year.  New research by the The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) and World Horse Welfare shows that too many horses are being injured due t...

    News25-10-2017
       This post from CBS LA’s Twitter page shows Stardust sitting comfy in the back!   As wildfires continue to rip through the US state of California and structures and lives are being destroyed, many people have been forced to flee their homes with no time to save many of their precious belongings. Having an emergency sprung on you with little time to make a ...

    News20-10-2017
    If you’re scrolling through a rich list of sports stars, you’ll be searching for hours before you stumble upon a jockey. But that doesn’t mean that horse racing is an underfunded sport. In fact it’s quite the opposite. Some of the very richest people on the planet are fanatics of the sport - the world’s billionaires are far more involved than you think. We’ve...

    News16-10-2017
      Have you ever wondered just how many horses there are in the world? In many places it’s hard to go a day without seeing at least one, and that’s because the planet is bustling with these beautiful animals. The United Nations use their Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to collect some impressive levels of data, everything from crop production to government expenditur...

    News11-10-2017
    The importation and exportation of horses and other equine animals happens on a daily basis across the world. As displayed by WorldAtlas.com, it can be a very profitable business. It may seem shocking that such a large number of live equine animals are traded each year, but being such a majestic and powerful animal, the horse is desired all over the world, as trainers search for the best horses...

    News09-10-2017
    One of Japan’s most prolific universities has explored studies that suggest regular horse riding can promote intellectual performance and enhanced academic success for young people in education.   This comes after researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture (TUA) spent lengths of time studying the effects of vibrations sent through a riders body from the movement of the ho...

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