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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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Temperature Guide to rugging a horse

Posted on 06 September 2017

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...

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...

Why clip?

If you plan to clip your horse, autumn is the right time to do so. However before you leap for the clippers, you must read thes...

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...

5 horsey jobs to do in July

Four flies that bite your horse

How to protect your horse from flies whe...

Hacking out when the flies are at their worst, can be a nightmare. From June through to September, this nightmare seems to occu...

How to protect your horse from flies

The Summer months can be tough on your horse. Flies and midges can make his life an absolute misery. Before you leap for the fl...

Best products for cleaning your horse's ...

Cleaning your horse's stable is often one of those jobs you put off until spring arrives. Hey, guess what? You don't need to wa...

4 Horsey Jobs to do in May

For me May is month of two halves: on the one hand it’s about saying goodbye to winter rugs and on the other about preparation ...

What is equine atypical myopathy?

Ever heard of EAM?  I hadn’t until I was alerted to it on social media this week as there’s been lots of discussion about it.  ...

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 ...

5 Horsey Jobs to do in April

You can feel it. You can smell it. Spring is in the air. It’s highly likely that we’ve still got some cold and/or wet weather t...

Fly Mask Buying Guide

Thinking about replacing or buying a new fly mask and want to know what to look for? My short buying guide on fly masks may be ...

What is First Ridden Showing?

Find out everything you need to know about first ridden showing in our handy guide to the first taste youngsters have of being ...

Lead Rein Showing Outfits

Thinking of doing a bit of Showing this year? Not sure where to start? Read our blog about the different showing classes and wh...

What is the best top for horse riding?

Spring has almost sprung! So why don’t you dress yourself for spring season and add some colour and life back into your equestr...

Thrush in horses

Most horsey folk think that thrush is a condition that horses develop because they are kept in dirty conditions but this is not...

Monthly Must Haves for March

5 horsey jobs to do in March

Spring is (nearly) here and all equestrians' thoughts are turning to longer days and more riding! With that in mind, here are m...

What's the benefit of using an Exercise ...

What is an exercise sheet and why do I need one? Find everything you need to know in our blog about the benefits of Exercise Sh...

Horsey jobs for February

Bye bye, January – oh long, dull month! Hello February – the month of love, pancakes and not-so many days to payday! Not sure w...

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