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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:


    News29-11-2018
    A team of rescuers managed to save a horse after it fell into a ditch that was filled with water. 10 rescuers from the Northen Ireland Fire & Rescue Service’s (NIFRS) large animal rescue team were called to the farm on the Drumduff Road near Sixmilecross last Thursday morning. They were informed that a horse had fallen into a deep sheugh. The rescue was documented by the NIFR...

    News29-11-2018
    A group of Albertans have taken it upon themselves to pack up a trailer with 14,000 pounds of hay and deliver it to the horses that were misplaced during the wildfires in Paradise, California. The group was started and led by a retired rancher from Olds, Alta, named Darrell Glover, who also started up a facebook page called ‘Help Alberta Wildies’. Glover explained that he f...

    News29-11-2018
    Children usually love the chance to ride on a traditional carousel ride but one carousel in China has angered some animal lovers this week. The carousel in China that was filmed using real horses has sparked large amounts of controversy. It has fueled raging criticism from animal rights campaigners and critics. The carousel is located at the Shunagliu Wanda Plaza shopping centre in th...

    News20-11-2018
    A Swedish amateur jockey has spoken out and defended her decision to eat her horse after it was euthanized due to severe injury. The 24-year-old, Helena Stahl used the meat from her horse called Iffy after vets advised her to have the animal put down. The case caused a lot of controversy on social media as Ms Stahl described her horse Iffy as her ‘very best friend’. T...

    News20-11-2018
    A rider has advised other horse owners to be on the lookout for bats after finding one sleeping in her horse's rug. Mary Bannister, who lives in Hertfordshire found the unexpected visitor when she was putting a rug on her 13-year-old Irish sports horse, Blue, when she discovered the bat. “The rug had been sat folded up over the wall in an open barn. I put the rug on Blue and ...

    News20-11-2018
    As the fire battled through Butte County in the past week, a horse was saved by getting stuck in a swimming pool and later being rescued by Paradise residents. The horse was found by Jeffrey Hill, a Paradise resident, as he was searching through his friend's property to see if anything was still standing. The horse became stuck among the swimming pool covering and when he was foun...

    News15-11-2018
      How fast is the fastest horse? The Guinness Book of Records reports that the fastest racehorse ever recorded was running at 43.97 miles per hour. It was achieved by a horse called “Winning Brew” in 2008 at the Penn National Race Course at Grantville over a distance of 402 meters.   How tall is the tallest horse? The tallest ho...

    News13-11-2018
    Buying gifts is always difficult at Christmas. What to buy people that they are actually going to like? Luckily, if you know a horse lover, Horsemart has made a Christmas gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for them! 1. Dublin River Boots III (£129.99) https://www.equinesuperstore.co.uk/dublin-river-boots.html Available in 4 different colours (Black, Chocolate, Dar...

    News13-11-2018
    Adam and Heather Pegler are the parents of a four-year-old boy who was kicked by a horse in the remembrance parade on Sunday in Nailsworth. 4-year-old Theo was taken to hospital following the incident. His parents have confirmed that he suffered no internal injuries and was allowed to go home shortly after. Theo’s father, Adam, posted on Nailsworth chat and information: “He ...

    News13-11-2018
    Remembrance Sunday brought us a fantastic video of all the beloved war horses that fought in World War I. Two British racecourses including Ffos Las and Sandown Park displayed the video on Sunday 11th November to commemorate the horses and cavalry who lost their lives. The video was called “100 years on – Remembering the horses of World War I” and it was produced by Gr...

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