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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.

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 you're idea is published, you'll win a mystery prize!

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...

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 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...

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...

7 tips on how to keep your feet warm and...

One of the biggest mistakes about gear for keeping your extremities warm, is that it’s not regarded as an important, let alone ...

Monthly Must Haves for January

January. Don't you just love it! No question, it's one of the hardest months of the equestrian year. So make it easier for your...

Five horsey jobs to do in January

Christmas has come and gone and with it the shortest day of the year. Equestrians, whilst looking forward to longer and (hopefu...

6 horsey jobs to do in December

Bang on queue for 1st December, freezing temperatures have arrived! And although winter is only one of the seasons, most horse ...

5 things to know about Noble Outfitters

Noble Outfitters is new to EQUUS and we thought you might like to know the reason we chose to offer them to all you lovely #Tea...

Tips on how to look after your horse on ...

Many people enjoy Bonfire Night but if you’re a horse owner, it can be quite a worrying time. Often displays occur the week bef...

What are the best breeches for winter ri...

When the weather starts to get cold, the prospect of riding, particularly hacking, can be very unappealing…unless you’re in the...

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About H...

As the colder months are approaching, the rug season is just around the corner for some or upon us for others like me! Finding ...

What is the best clip for my horse?

Are you ready to clip? How do you know which is the best clip to go for? Take a look at our handy guide which will help you cho...

Kim's Picks

It's getting colder and wetter so this week my equestrian picks this week are written with inclement weather in mind! Here's a ...

October Monthly Must Haves

6 horsey jobs you must do during October

The cooler autumn temperatures and freedom from nuisance biting flies will be welcomed by both horses and riders alike but are ...

5 best gilets every horse rider needs

Typical weather usually means many changing seasons in the space of a day. You blast yourself with heat when you get in the car...

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...

International Helmet Awareness Day

Saturday 17 September 2016 represents the seventh annual International Helmet Awareness Day but do you know what it’s all about...

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