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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:


    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...

    News28-01-2019
    A man who hit a horse whilst cycling has now been charged following his court date. Ian Plumb was taking part in the Windsor Triathlon when he hit a horse and rider in the cycling section of the competition. He has now been ordered to pay £926. Ian Plumb, aged 32, from Crowthorne, Berkshire, was taking part in the competition on the 17th June 2018 when he collided with a horse a...

    News25-01-2019
    Leading equine vets have warned that over half of the horses in the UK are overweight due to owners having forgotten how to keep them healthy. According to the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), hundreds of horses are being put down each year as a result of obesity.   They say that obesity is the biggest threat facing horses at the moment. A member of BEVA’s...

    News23-01-2019
    For those of you who didn’t know it was national hug day two days ago, on Monday 21st January and Horsemart have found some of the cutest horsey hug posts around to make your day that little bit better. What more could you want than to see the love being spread around to our beloved equine companions. There is a whole range of photos from children to jockeys giving there favouri...

    News21-01-2019
    A veterinary student, Fallon Blackwood, aged 24, pretended to rescue horses but instead sold them to slaughterhouses in Mexico. Alabama authorities have arrested Blackwood for selling nearly 50 horses to meat processing plants. Blackwood was a senior, majoring in veterinary medicine at Tuskegee University. She has been accused of offering owners to re-home their elderly and ill horses...

    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...

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