Our Blog

Our Blog

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. We'd love to hear your views, too, so if there's a topic you'd like to see us cover, then feel free to drop us a line by clicking here with your suggestion. If your idea is published, you'll win a mystery prize!

Tokyo Olympics Equestrian Schedule: When to watch

Tokyo Olympics Equestrian Schedule: When...

As the Tokyo Olympics begins, us horse lovers might be wondering when we can watch the equestrian sports!

Bridles Buying Guide

Bridles Buying Guide

With so many bridles on the market it can be difficult to know where to start. This buying guide is full of information to help you decide on the r...

The Best Riding Tights For Summer

The Best Riding Tights For Summer

We all love to spend more time with our horses in the summer months, but breeches can be too warm and heavy for comfort when the weather is hot. Su...

Horse Girths Buying Guide

Horse Girths Buying Guide

Horse girths comes in many different sizes, shapes, materials, and lengths. If you are contemplating buying one, it can be important to get the rig...

Modern Riding Hats

Modern Riding Hats

There's no reason your riding helmet should be boring! Fashionable riding hats are very popular and utilise current trends to update your riding lo...

Fly Rugs Buying Guide

Fly Rugs Buying Guide

There are so many fly rugs for horses out there! So many brands with different options and extras in each, it can all be a bit confusing. Also, the...

EHV-1

EHV-1

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) cancelled international events in 10 countries in mainland Europe following the outbreak of an aggres...

Ditch the Itch before it starts

Ditch the Itch before it starts

Protect your horse from midge bites this season or break the cylce of the itching they cause with Nettex Summer Freedom Salve Complete.

The 3 best Sweet Itch Rugs for 2021

The 3 best Sweet Itch Rugs for 2021

Our top 3 picks of specially designed Sweet Itch rugs for 2021.

Protexin Equine Premium Supplements

Protexin Equine Premium Supplements

Predicting A Heatwave This Winter

Predicting A Heatwave This Winter

If you understand how miserable it is to be cold, read this about one of the greatest innovations for equestrians.

See Change Horse Shampoo

See Change Horse Shampoo

Horse shampoo doesn't have to come in a plastic bottle, can be entirely natural, and could save you money... Read all about the new innovative See ...

Pommel Products

Pommel Products

Pommel was set up to bring all natural, SLS and paraben free products to a market that is increasingly aware of horse health and wellbeing. These p...

All about high waisted breeches and riding tights

All about high waisted breeches and ridi...

Discover the benefits of high-waisted equestrian legwear, and why so many riders look for a high waist over any other feature when they choose ridi...

Why is yellow the best Hi Viz colour at this time of year?

Why is yellow the best Hi Viz colour at ...

Find out the answer to the most frequently asked question about Hi Viz at this time of the year: what colour should be worn during winter weather c...

New Weatherbeeta Green-Tec Rug Range

New Weatherbeeta Green-Tec Rug Range

Plastics are incredibly useful materials, but they don’t belong in our soil, lakes, rivers or oceans. Plastic waste is one of the most pressing pro...

Benefits of horse riding for children

Benefits of horse riding for children

Is your child passionate about horses and begging you for riding lessons? Are you clueless about how to start or, more importantly, do you know exa...

Night time turnout rugs for spring

Night time turnout rugs for spring

Night time turn out rugs for summer.

Summer Hi Viz for Horse and Rider

Summer Hi Viz for Horse and Rider

Don’t pack your Hi Viz away when the weather warms up. Find out what you and your horse need this Summer

Protect your horse from flies and midges with Zebra Stripes

Protect your horse from flies and midges...

Protect your horse from flies and midges with Zebra Stripes: Fly Masks, Sweet Itch,  Turn Out and Ride-On Fly Rugs.

5 Tips for keeping your horse hydrated in hot weather

5 Tips for keeping your horse hydrated i...

5 Tips for keeping your horse hydrated in hot weather

Layering tips for riders

Layering tips for riders

When the weather becomes icy cold, the secret to staying warm, dry and comfortable is the simple trick of layering. Combine base and mid layers wit...

Brand Spotlight: Cavallo Hoof Boots

Brand Spotlight: Cavallo Hoof Boots

Brandspotlight: Cavallo, maker of internationally well known Hoof Boots for horses and ponies.

5 Must Haves to beat Sweet Itch in 2021

5 Must Haves to beat Sweet Itch in 2021

5 Must Haves to beat Sweet Itch in 2020

Lockdown activities for equestrians

Lockdown activities for equestrians

Stuck with what to do during lockdown? Here are a few ideas we've come up with at EQUUS.

How to clean your horse’s turnout rug

How to clean your horse’s turnout rug

How to clean your horse's turnout rugs

Brand spotlight: Nettex

Brand spotlight: Nettex

Find out more about Nettex - a British company that researches and makes equine care products.

Want to be an Equestrian Brand Ambassador?

Want to be an Equestrian Brand Ambassador?

Want to be an equestrian Brand Ambassador?

Horseware Vamoose Fly Rugs

Horseware Vamoose Fly Rugs

Horseware Vamoose Fly Rugs

What's the best turnout rug for Spring?

What's the best turnout rug for Spring?

Want to know the best spring turn out rug when the temperature changes drastically throughout the course of the day? Read our blog to find out more...

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