Top Tips for Novice Horse Riders

If you’re new to horse riding, it may take you a whole to get to grips with how to ride correctly. Beginners can often find themselves making key mistakes, especially with their riding style, and this can make it harder to make progress. Here are some of our top tips for new horse riders! Use Read More

World Animal Day – How Can You Help to Raise Money for Animal Welfare Across the World?

It’s World Animal Day on October 4th, and this is a big date for your diary if you’re interested in animal welfare and are looking for an opportunity to do your bit for animals around the world. Perhaps you’d like to raise awareness of an animal welfare issue that is close to you heart? Or Read More

Interesting Facts About Horses

There’s no doubt that horses are fascinating creatures but how much do you really know about them? Here are some facts that you might not be familiar with. Horses Can Live For Many Years A horse can be a very long term commitment and can potentially live for many decades.  Some horses have notched up Read More

Do Animals Have an Internal Clock?

Does your pet seem to know when it is time for dinner every day? Some pet owners have consistently marvelled at the ability of their dog or cat to remind them about meals or walks at the exact same time every day – sometimes right down to the exact minute. Given that our furry friends Read More

How to Make Your Pet Famous

Over the last few years, there have been a number of pets who have become famous, especially via social media. GrumpyCat is one of the most well known of these but you may also know the likes of Boo, LilBub and Maru.  These are just a few of the pets who have been able to Read More

Horse Grooming Tips

Do you ever wish that your horse’s coat looked as good as a show horse? You might be surprised to know that it’s not actually all that expensive to keep your horse impressively well groomed – but it can take a lot of effort and care. Grooming your horse can have big benefits for keeping Read More

Is Your Horse Stressed? Managing Stress in Horses

Did you know that stress can also affect animals? Many domestic horses experience stress as a result of their environment and the symptoms are not always as obvious as you might think. Here are some tips for spotting signs of equine stress and how to help your horse to live stress-free. Why Equine Stress Occurs Read More

Recurring Airway Obstruction in Horses

Recurring Airway Obstruction (RAO) is a condition that can potentially affect horses, especially those that are middle-aged and are housed in stables. Unfortunately, there is no cure for affected horses but with treatment and good care, it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know about ROA. Why does RAO occur? RAO is linked Read More

Should I Let My Dog Swim in the Sea?

Next time you visit a dog-friendly beach, your pet may well be interested in going into the sea. This is particularly likely on a hot day for cooling off purposes. For some dogs, this is not a good idea as they cannot swim well. Even if your dog is a good swimmer, there are things Read More

Horse Riding and Road Safety Tips

  Many horse riders are reluctant to take to the road but sometimes, this will be unavoidable. It’s not advisable for new and inexperienced riders to be on the roads, but if you do, you should be accompanied by a more experienced rider. Nervous horses who are not confident riding alongside traffic should also not Read More