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All about horses and horse riding

Find horse rescue centres, find riding lessons, post free horse classifieds, search for a holiday on horseback, research horse diseases and lots more. Everything you need to know about horses and horse riding.



Horse Insurance

Your complete guide to purchasing horse insurance.
Horse Insurance

Do I need horse insurance?. Do you give riding lessons or train horses?. Do you have horses you do not own in your care?. Could your horse kick someone or cause property damage to others?. Your rights and responsibilities when buying horse insurance. Tips and ideas to make sure you have the right horse insurance coverage.

Horse Road Safety

Information on horse road safety.
Horse Road Safety
Your rights and responsibilities while riding your horse on the road. Anyone can ride a horse on the road, regardless of age, so it pays to know a few road rules and safety tips. Did you know that horses ridden on roads are considered vehicles?. Riding on the road is often unavoidable when we need to get from A to B, but with some common sense and a good knowledge of the road rules, chances of arriving safely are good!


HORSE RIDING

Horse Riding

Fun places to go horse riding. Search for horse riding centres and horse riding lessons. Information on worldwide riding centres and organisations that offer horse riding lessons and trail rides.


Horse Colic

Colic
How To Recognise Horse Colic
Everyone's heard of colic but not many horseowners really understand it unless it's happened to them before. Colic is one of the most dreaded horse illnesses, it can be hard to pinpoint a cause and can happen at any time and be fatal.



Horse Hoof Care

No Hoof No Horse
Horse Hoof Care

The old fashioned phase is accurate. Hooves require a fair amount of attention from any horse owner for proper care, and also the attention of a farrier every four to six weeks, depending on the condition and strength of your horse's hooves.



My Horse is Hard To Catch

My Horse is Hard To Catch

How much time have you spent trying to catch your hard to catch horse?. It's time consuming and not much fun at all. Whether your horse is seriously bad to catch or prone to an occasional bout of bad manners, you need to understand why he or she is doing this and develop a plan of action to overcome the problem.


Horse Riding Events

Your Guide To Horse Shows
Horse Riding Events

Ever wondered what some of the events were all about at your local gymkhana?. We have listed each horse riding event and what you need to know about each one.



Horse Rearing

Why Do Horses Rear and How Can You Stop It
Horse Rearing Problems

A horse rearing is dangerous. Whether you're on the ground or in the saddle. So why do horses rear and how can you stop it and stay safe?. The most important thing with a rearing horse is to ensure that he is not rearing due to being in pain.




Snaffle Bits

Snaffle Bits - How Snaffle Bits Work - Kinds of Snaffle Bits- Buying The Right Bit
Types of Horse Bits
The snaffle is usually thought of as the simplest and mildest bit. But in fact the name snaffle covers a whole family of bits.



How To Fit a Saddle

Saddle Fitting Guide
Fitting a Saddle Guide
An improperly fitted saddle can cause pain and injury to your horse's back, limit his performance, and adversely affect your riding position. Knowledge of saddle fitting is fundamental to the proper care of your horse and can not be ignored without risk.



Horse Properties

Help Finding Your Dream Horse Property
Horse Properties

What could be better than watching your horse graze contently in his own paddock at the bottom of your own garden. What things you should consider when buying a horse property.

Holidays on Horseback

Holidays on Horseback - Horse Riding on The Beach -

Holidays With Horses
Horseback Riding on The Beach

Find horse riding holidays, horse riding on the beach, equine safaris, holidays with your horse and horse riding adventures from around the world.




All About Horses

All About Horses

Few domestic animals have unquestioned ancestry, but the horse is the exception to the rule. It has a wonderfully complete fossil record which traces it's descent over a period of more than 50 million years.




Horse Diseases

Horse diseases. A quick reference guide for horse riders and owners.
Horse Diseases

Hoof problems, bone fractures and horse diseases. Website contains some pictures.



Buying Your First Horse

Your First Horse

Guide to buying your first horse. Although no one likes to think about it, the cost of buying your first horse horse may be anywhere from $1000 to $10.000.



Horse Care Tips For Summer

Horses and the heat

Horse Tip For Summer

Summer is here and the heat is on !. There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to your horse's comfort in summer. Read these top tips to help you care for your horse this summer.



Horse Rescue Centres

Find horse rescue centres.
Horse Rescue Centre's

Horses awaiting adoption, rescue abused or neglected horses. Search for a horse rescue centre near you.



Leasing a Horse

Leasing a Horse

Thinking about leasing a horse?
If you're thinking about leasing a horse this information is for you. Lets take a look at the pros and cons of leasing and look at what you need to have in order to lease a horse. What's normally involved, and how to make sure you get the most out of the lease should you decide to go ahead and lease.!



Horse Nutrition

Horse Nutrition and Feeding Tips.
Horse Nutrition

Advice on feeding the aged horse, feeding during a drought, finding the right feeding requirements for your horse and tips when preparing hard meals.





Natural Therapy For Horses

Supplements For Horses

Wild horses are active, healthy and independent as they live in the reasonably balanced environment that nature provides. Most horse owners think of mineral salt supplements for their equines, they usually think in terms of electrolytes, calcium, and iron.


Is Your Horse Overweight?

Fat Horses

An overweight horse can be very unhealthy. The number of overweight horses is climbing. Obesity has serious health implications so don't let it get out of control.

Riding Your Horse Bareback

Benefits of Riding Bareback
Riding Bareback

Do you want to improve your riding?. Bareback riding has so many benefits, and if you've never tried it, you're missing out. It's not that hard, once you get it, you've got it !.



Navicular Disease in Horses

Navicular Disease

Navicular disease, also called navicular syndrome or navicular bursitis is one of the most common causes of chronic forelimb lameness in horses. The condition is progressive and, although it may be controlled by treatment, as yet it cannot be cured.


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