Archive for the ‘Horse’ Category


Equine First Aid Kit

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
Many accidents can arise when you are with your horse. This is why it is imperative that you are well organised with a first aid kit in case these accidents lead to a serious injury. The right equipment can be the differ

The 4 C’s for Dealing With Equine First Aid

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Throughout a horse’s life, it is inevitable that they will get scratched, bruised and cut at some point. More often than not, these wounds will heal quickly and cause no further problems. However, it is important to kn

How to Prevent Grey Horses From Getting Melanomas

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
As most horse owners are aware, grey horses are more prone to developing melanomas as they have more pigmented skin, and melanoma tumours arise from mutation in the cells that make up pigmented skin. Many reports suggest

Safety Tips When Floating Your Horse

Friday, March 24th, 2017
Taking your horse to and from places is a part of many owners’ lives. However, it is imperative that you follow proper safety procedures in order for safe travel for both you and your horse. There are a lot of diff

20 Horse Facts

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Horses “lock” their legs to avoid collapsing while sleeping standing up. Horses and other equines eat constantly, because their digestive systems aren’t efficient. Horses bear their weight on a single d

15 Most Common Horse Names in Australia

Friday, March 10th, 2017
It seems as though every horse owner knows a few friends with horses of the same names. But which horse names are the most common? There are numerous horses within Australia and the world, each having a name that may not

Places in Australia to go for a Trail Ride/Horse Holiday

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Horse trail riding is becoming increasingly popular as the opportunities to explore some of the world’s most amazing destinations and sceneries are easily accessible on horseback. In saying this, our own backyard is on

Fitness Techniques To Help For Riding

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however without the right fitness levels it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle cond
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Desensitising Your Horse

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
What to do! When you begin training your horse, no matter their age, it is more than likely you will have to desensitise them to something. Desensitising is when you continually apply a stimulus until a response is elimi
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Different Types of Horse and Pony Insurance in Australia

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Anyone who has ever owned a horse, or been around horses, would surely agree on how expensive and high-maintenance they can be. After you purchase a horse, the expenses continue to add up with feed, training, shoeing/tri