10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse

10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse

10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse 10 things you need to know before you head out and buy a horse, whether it be your first, or fifth … Have you ever dreamt of riding down an open field with the sun setting on the horizon? Every horse lover wants to find that one horse that becomes their ultimate riding companion. After all, the bond between a horse and the loving owner can be magical. Bringing your first horse home is an exciting and happy experience. But,…

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Brilliant Bucas Rugs for Your Horse

Bucas Power Turnout

Brilliant Bucas Rugs for Your Horse Bucas rugs are a staple item of horse wear for many a horse owner. Each of the exquisite designs stands the test of time, with several unique features that help set the range apart from other horse rug brands on the market. A feature that stands out as a particular favourite of ours is the Click’n Go system positioned at the front of the rug. A small magnetic strap initially secures the front breast area, where a metal safety clip then helps secure the…

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New Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot

Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot by Marcus Ehning

New Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot The NEW Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot by Marcus Ehning has been developed to provide the very best protection, by extending the protective surface of the gel and carbon from the flexor tendon to the fetlock in an innovative inverted Y shape. The carbon outer shell is not only ultra-lightweight, it is also highly resistant to shocks especially in the areas of the tendon and fetlock, which are more at risk of knocks and bangs from other legs. The Nitrexgel membrane is able to dissipate impacts by…

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NEW Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian

Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian

NEW Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian Dress to impress in the new Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian NEW from Hy Equestrian for 2022 is the Highbury Collection, a stylish new clothing range – perfect for equestrian fashionistas. The new Highbury Collection features a stunning navy and taupe clothing range, complete with trendy rose gold detailing. The range consists of a matching Base Layer, Jacket, and Breeches. All of the items in the line of clothing are made from top-quality performance fabric, offering optimum breathability, flexibility, and performance, resulting in the…

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New Covalliero Children’s Quilted Jacket

NEW Covalliero Children’s Quilted Jacket

New Covalliero Children’s Quilted Jacket New for autumn and winter, the stylish Covalliero Children’s Quilted Jacket will help keep your child warm on those cold winter days.The fashionable design offers sumptuous padding for the perfect temperature and moisture control whether mucking out or horse riding. The jacket is also water-resistant and breathable.Great for cold hands, the two handwarmer pockets at the front are also perfect for keeping essentials such as a mobile phone safe and secure. The Quilted Jacket also has a two-way zip which makes it an ideal fit…

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5 Reasons Your Horse Needs A Horse Rug for New Horse Owners

Pretty bay horse rugged for warmth running towards camera on aut

5 Reasons Your Horse Needs A Horse Rug for New Horse Owners As a responsible horse owner and handler, you will make it a point that your horses stay healthy and are comfortable. From providing food to shelter and overall living space, horses need a lot of extra care as compared to other common domestic pets.  While some people might think making an animal wear clothes seem a little odd, considering they already have fur and thicker skin, clothing them can go a long way. For instance, a horse rug.…

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NEW Tocsen Crash Sensor provides extra level of safety

Tocsen Crash Sensor from UVEX distributed by Equisafety

NEW Tocsen Crash Sensor provides extra level of safety Never Ride Out Alone With The New Tocsen Crash Sensor New from UVEX, the Tocsen Crash Sensor provides an extra level of safety should you have an accident when riding your horse. Do you often ride on your own whether it is in the arena or out hacking? One of the major concerns for many equestrians is considering what would happen if you fell off and knocked yourself out? How would you call for help, catch your horse and make sure you…

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Why Choose an Amerigo Saddle?

Brown Amerigo Saddle

Why Choose an Amerigo Saddle? Amerigo saddle feature When looking to buy a new saddle there are so many different brands, styles and shapes to choose from so why choose an Amerigo Saddle? Since its creation in 1998 the Amerigo Brand has been developing the statement of excellence in all its products with the founder, Peter Menet (pictured), at the forefront of design and innovation. Equestrian biomechanics, and the horses’ health, as well as the riders’ needs, represent the main guidelines inspiring the design and custom Italian manufacture of all…

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NEW Covalliero Riding Tights

New Covalliero Riding Tights New for autumn and winter is the Covalliero Riding Tights which offer a comfortable stretchy and warm fit on those cold days in the saddle. Made from a softshell-like, microfibre material with a warm inner, the riding tights offer a soft and lightweight fit, like a second skin, which is heat-regulating and breathable. The Covalliero Riding Tights feature a full seat with anti-slip silicone, an extra-wide and comfortable fitting waist and a practical mobile phone pocket. Available in Cappuccino, Dark Navy, Black, Aubergine or Khaki, the…

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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome: Expert Advice and Information

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome: Expert Advice and Information Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) can present itself in many ways, leaving horses uncomfortable, irritable and in some cases unmanageable. Many horse owners are left frustrated as, without gastroscopic investigation (scoping) which can cause the horse additional stress, the condition can go undiagnosed for considerable periods of time. In this article we are joined by Saracen Horse Feeds nutritional experts to talk more about the different types of disease, risk factors, clinical signs and nutritional management. Horses evolved to ingest a high…

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Suitable Saracen Horse Feeds for EGUS

saracen horse feeds for egus

Suitable Saracen Horse Feeds for Horses with EGUS Although there are many feeds within the Saracen range that are potentially suitable for horses with gastric ulcers these are the main products we recommended in these situations. RE-LEVE®-MIX RE-LEVE®-MIX is a cereal-free, low starch feed specifically formulated to replace all cereal-based hard feed for horses in work that react adversely to high starch feeds or are prone to Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome. The use of alternative energy sources optimises power generation and recovery, providing controlled energy from highly digestible “Super-Fibres” and…

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Livery Yard Security: Fire & Theft

Livery Yard Security: Theft & Fire

Livery Yard Security: Fire & Theft Livery yard security measures are essential for protecting the horses, other animals, staff and those who live on site. After an enjoyable ride with your horse, it is important that your faithful companion can return and rest inside their stable in complete serenity and security. To guard and adequately protect them, it is wise first of all to take into consideration the greatest threats to the safety of horses:  fire and theft. It may indeed be daunting to think that such ill-fated events could occur,…

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Can Horses Be Naughty?

Can horses be naughty? Picture of a white horse

Can Horses Be Naughty? Question: Can horses be naughty?  Answered, and Written by Louise Napthine MSc Equestrians often report that horses can play up or be difficult to handle. While, anecdotally, handlers remark that horses are being naughty, leading equine behaviour research suggests otherwise. So, can horses indeed be naughty, or is there another explanation?  Horses display a wide range of behaviours as part of their normal repertoire. However, domestic horses often have a limited range of behaviours due to the confines of the domestic environment. Inability to practice the…

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Equestrian Products: What’s New December 2021

new equestrian products December

Equestrian Products: What’s New December 2021 What’s new this December in the world of horse? In a market filled with products any equestrian could wish for, we round up a selection of NEW items for December 2021. Starting with goodies for the horse … of course.   Bennington The New Bennington Rug Drier – A winter essential! THE new Bennington Rug Drier provides an effective and economical way of drying horse rugs. An essential item for the wet, winter months the rug drier would also make a fantastic Christmas gift for…

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Cavalor MudDoc for Treating Mud Fever

Cavalor MudDoc for Treating Mud Fever

Cavalor MudDoc for Treating Mud Fever Product focus: Cavalor MudDoc for treating mud fever in horses Cavalor always believe that prevention is key. As warm, moist, and muddy conditions are ideal for bacteria, it is important to avoid these environments where possible. When prevention is too late it is important that bacterial infections, such as mud fever, are dealt with as soon as possible. Make sure the leg is dry before you apply Cavalor MudDoc, a cream that works on different levels to help heal. This cream will absorb very…

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A Worry-Free Winter with Top Tips from Robinson Animal Healthcare

If you are lucky enough to have your own arena, keep it harrowed during winter to help prevent it from freezing.

A Worry-Free Winter with Top Tips from Robinson Animal Healthcare ** Sponsored Post ** As we head into the depths of winter, Robinson Animal Healthcare offers advice to help make winter worry-free. The winter months bring with them a whole new set of ailments and injury risks to both horses and their owners as the temperature drops and we are faced with adverse weather conditions. In order for treatment to be effective, it is vital that you have access to a well-stocked first aid kit whilst on the yard and…

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Is Your Horse Ready to Ride? Mental and Physical Points to Consider before Climbing on Board

horse stood in an indoor school: Is your horse ready to ride?

Is Your Horse Ready to Ride? Mental and Physical Points to Consider before Climbing on Board Are you mulling over whether or not your horse is ready to ride? Alongside the physical aspect of skeletal maturity, the mental state of the horse or pony should also be considered before we set about breaking a horse in to ride, drive or for whatever discipline we decide to partake in. In this article Clinical Animal Behaviourist, Loni Loftus, takes a look at a variety of factors to consider before embarking on this…

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The Different Equine Myopathies and Making the Most of Nutrition

equine myopathies

The Different Equine Myopathies and Making the Most of Nutrition In this article we take a closer look at the different equine myopathies Recurrent Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy and Myofibrillar Myopathy alongside the role nutrition can play in the management of each. Provided by Kentucky Equine Research the exclusive nutrition partner to Saracen Horse Feeds Muscle pain and impaired performance that occurs during or after exercise is known as exertional myopathy and more commonly as tying-up. In the context of athletic horses, any myopathy has the potential to derail performance,…

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Horse and Human: Three ways to create a better connection

Horse and Human: Three ways to create a better connection Written by Andrea Wady –  an international clinician specialising in horse behaviour and liberty. She is a teacher for the critically acclaimed HorseClass online community. The chances are you and your horse know each other well, but when you put your hand on your heart, how deep is your level of trust in each other? If your chasing Olympic glory or flowing around at liberty, chances are your trust in each other is rock solid, but what about us mere…

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Which straps should I attach my girth to?

Which straps should I attach my girth to

Which straps should I attach my girth to? In this article, Society of Master Saddlers’ President, Master Saddler, Master Bridle Maker, Master Harness Maker, Registered Master Saddle Fitter and Registered Qualified Bridle Fitter, Helen Reader, provides advice on: Which straps should I attach my girth to? This is a common question especially as saddles now can have up to five girth straps each side which makes it confusing for the rider. Traditionally there would be only three girth straps. One on a narrow web just behind the front arch of…

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The horse-human bond: Are we getting it right?

The horse-human bond: Are we getting it right? Written by Helen Whitelegg, Research and Policy Manager Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Horses’ ability to co-operate with humans gives them a unique place in our lives and affections. But what insight do we have into what they think about us? And how can we build a positive bond with an animal whose mind and body are so different from our own? Horses and humans are both highly social animals. They tend to live in groups, establish and maintain close relationships, and communicate using…

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The Top 6 Equestrian Events 2022

top equestrian events 2022

The Top 6 Equestrian Events 2022 In this article we take a look at the top 6 equestrian events 2022. After almost two years of devastation caused by the COVID pandemic, competitors, event organisers, trade stands and spectators can get ready for a jam packed calendar of action for 2022. Some of our best loved events are set to make a return to the field, including 5* Badminton Horse Trials, which has seen other major changes to operations over the past couple of years. So, without further ado, here’s our…

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Top Black Friday Equestrian Deals 2021

Top Black Friday Equestrian Deals 2021 Here’s your chance to discover top Black Friday Equestrian Deals as we’ve rounded up a selection of what’s on offer to help you save some money! Golden Paste Company DEAL: Free delivery on all Golden Paste products this Black Friday! From 26th November through to 28th November 12 noon. The range includes equine, pet and wellbeing products. Visit www.goldenpastecompany.co.uk Cathedral Equine DEAL: Buy one bridle get one half price from Cathedral Equine Cathedral Equine is running a fantastic Black Friday offer on their range of…

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Equine Nutritional Health: What does it really mean?

Horses playingEquine Nutritional Health: What does it really mean?

Equine Nutritional Health: What does it really mean? This month we welcome Lizzie Drury, MSc, Registered Nutritionist from Saracen Horse Feeds, to talk about equine nutritional health. Lizzie explores what nutritional health means for the horse, alongside offering practical tips and insights on how horse owners can go about making the most out of resources available to maximise the horse’s wellbeing and performance. Written by Lizzie Drury MSc Registered Nutritionist, Saracen Horse Feeds We all like to do the best by our horses and ponies and will usually go that extra…

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INTERVIEW Emily King on Bouncing Back

Emily King Interview

INTERVIEW Emily King on Bouncing Back We were thrilled to interview Emily King who kindly found time in her very busy schedule to speak to us at Everything Horse. We chatted about big changes to her life and career and how she has coped through them. Talking about the everyday and into the future, we get to know more about the rider behind the name; Emily King! More recently, you made the move from Devon to Cheshire. Are there any differences on between the two locations for training and competing?…

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