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Welcome to our equestrian blog. Here you'll find lots of useful information about all aspects of equestrian life, including tips on how to take care of your horse, informative articles on equestrian news and more thoughtful articles about some of the issues we all face as horse riders. We very much hope these articles will help you get the most out of your passion and help you fulfil your potential as a rider.

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Night turnout for horses: some things to...

Now that slightly warmer and drier days are here, many owners whether they should continue to turn their horses out during the ...

What size rug does my horse need?

Find out how to measure your horse for a rug with our easy to follow, step by step guide. Get the most out of your rugs with th...

What's the best turn out rug for late su...

Clipping a a new, young or nervous horse?

For a new, young or nervous horse, you need to allow as much times as it takes to get him used to the clippers but what else do...

Should I clip my horse?

Hoof dressings for horses

Typically in the summer, horse owners are very vigilant about the condition of their horse's feet. Are you overwhelmed with all...

Horse Fencing: Pros and Cons of 5 differ...

Under the Sun: How to protect your Horse...

Monthly Must Haves for June

Grazing Muzzles: 9 Do's and Dont's you n...

Perfect Plaits Made Easy

Hi Viz for Horse Riding in Hot Weather

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s often too hot for riders to wear a Hi Viz jacket or to put a Hi Viz rug on a horse. Ho...

The Bot Fly - Everything you need to know

Read our blog about the Bot Fly, the three phases of its lifecycle along with what the symptoms are. Most importantly find out ...

Muzzle up: Everything you need to know a...

Read our buying guide to find out everything you need to know about grazing muzzles, when to use one, how to fit it and introdu...

5 ways to protect your horse from mud

Us horse owners dread the rain. Or is it the mud we dread really? You may be under the impression that it's an unavoidable part...

Brand spotlight: Acavallo

Brand Spotlight on Majyk Equipe

Have you heard about Majyk Equipe? Their horse boots are the new standard for equine leg protection and are the popular choice ...

How to keep your extremities warm

Brand Spotlight: Roeckl

Inspirational gifts for her

Read our inspirational gift guide to get all the must-have horsey Christmas presents. And don't forget, you get free & fast...

How to be seen when horse riding

When hacking out it's very important that both you and your horse wear at least 4-5 pieces of Hi-viz, as you need to warn motor...

Why is denier in rugs so important?

What is “Denier” and why is it important? Just like a pair of tights, the strength of a horse rug can be determined by its “den...

Clipping Considerations

Planning to clip your horse this year? If you are, before you leap for the clippers, take a look at these six easy to read poin...

How to avoid rug marks and sores

The rug season for many has arrived or is just about to for many others. So, before the season gets well underway, find out how...

6 horsey jobs to do in September

Autumn and Winter are just around the corner. It’s the ideal time to get ready for the changing seasons, as the good weather ma...

Temperature Guide to rugging a horse

Handy rug & temperature guide to help you decide which weight of rug to put on your horse. Use all year round for the daily...

How to put on a horse’s rug

Putting on a horse’s rug is easy…if you know what you’re doing! But if you don’t know or if you just want to check if what you'...

5 Horsey Jobs for August

Horse owner’s thoughts start to turn towards autumn with the arrival of August. Occasional night time temperatures of 10 degree...

What's the best shampoo for your horse?

What size rug does my horse need?

Find out how to measure your horse for a rug with our easy to follow, step by step guide. Get the most out of your rugs with th...

What is a cooler?

A Cooler is a necessary addition to your horse’s wardrobe. Highly absorbent, it’ll keep your horse warm and comfortable after p...

How to bath your horse

Take advantage of dry, warm days and get yourself a squeaky clean steed by following my seven steps on how to bath your horse...

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