welcome to equipepper

EquiPepper was born out of Ruby’s love of Thorughbreds and started as a Facebook page documenting Ruby’s progress retraining Highland Rain for an assignment at University. The name was inspired by her Grandfather James Pepper who loved racing and racehorses. As the University project progressed, Ruby started to really enjoy writing and EquiPepper developed into a popular and informative equestrian blog.

When EquiPepper first started Ruby was building an online portfolio with a career in retraining racehorses in mind. However as time went on and she spent more time in the digital world, Ruby started to think that a role in digital marketing was more for her. Five years on EquiPepper in now an award winning blog which strives to educate horse owners and in turn improve the welfare of horses worldwide.

 

Latest Posts

Just Strong Joggers Review

Earlier this year I treated myself to a lot of new Just Strong wear. I am not very good at...
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Just Strong Joggers Review

Competing should be fun!

As a horse mad child, I always remember shows being the highlight of the Summer. The chance to compete and...
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Competing should be fun!

Switching Cecil to Lily’s Kitchen dog food

As a dog owner, I find choosing the right food for your dog a bit of a minefield. There is...
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Switching Cecil to Lily’s Kitchen dog food

Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to ride a winner in the Grand National

This years Randox Grand National was one for the history books. There was not one, but two incredible firsts thanks...
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Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to ride a winner in the Grand National

The ex-racehorse market explained and where to find one

In recent years ex-racehorses have become increasingly popular. Today Andrew from Whickr looks at why they have become so popular...
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The ex-racehorse market explained and where to find one

Latest News

Keep up to date with all your horse news in one place. From new research to competition results, from current events to professional rider updates, you can find it all here.

Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to ride a winner in the Grand National

This years Randox Grand National was one for the history books. There was not one, but two incredible firsts thanks...
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Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to ride a winner in the Grand National

Cheltenham Festival Round Up 2021

Last week's Cheltenham Festival was dominated by the Irish. The Irish trainers managed to win 23 of the 28 races,...
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Cheltenham Festival Round Up 2021

Gordon Elliott Scandal puts Tiger Roll’s 3rd National at risk

Over the weekend a distressing photo appeared on social media showing racehorse trainer Gordon Elliot posing with a dead horse...
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Gordon Elliott Scandal puts Tiger Roll’s 3rd National at risk

Should Tiger Roll run in the Grand National?

With just a few months to go, everyone is starting to talk about the Grand National. Last year I was...
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Should Tiger Roll run in the Grand National?

Do horses view all humans the same? Horse attachment behaviour

Ask anyone who works with dogs and horses, most will say that horses are less stressful because they don't worry...
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Do horses view all humans the same? Horse attachment behaviour

Ruby is an Equine Science Graduate with a childhood love of thoroughbreds. Now working in Digital Marketing, she spends her free time working with ex racehorse Scottie and following her racehorses.

Highland Rain aka Scottie is the inspiration behind EquiPepper. But over the years there have been other horses and Ruby now owns shares in several racehorses.

Horse Health

Do you have questions about your horse’s health you feel silly asking? Or does your horse have a minor problem what has you stumped? Well here at EquiPepper we aim to answer all these questions for you and give you the tools to keep your horse in tip top condition.

White Horse Energy – Premium Wood Pellet Bedding Review

A little while ago I wrote about how I have been trying wood pellet bedding for Scottie after haven fallen...
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White Horse Energy – Premium Wood Pellet Bedding Review

Should you feed your horse before riding?

Many of us grew up having it drilled into us that you shouldn't feed your horse for at least half...
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Should you feed your horse before riding?

Introducing NETTEX V.I.P. Miracle Mare

She's got this! I recently attended a webinar hosted by NETTEX about the seasonal mare and how our management could...
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Introducing NETTEX V.I.P. Miracle Mare

The Seasonal Mare ~ Could our management make them worse?

Mares are a bit like marmite, especially chestnut mares. Most people either always look for a mare, or try to...
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The Seasonal Mare ~ Could our management make them worse?

EquiFresh Review

Coming from a non horsey family and still living with my parents, I regularly get told that I stink when...
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EquiFresh Review

Product Reviews

Looking after horses is hard work, so you need to have the best products to help you get through. Here you can find all the reviews of the products we have used and loved to help you find the ones what work best for you.

Just Strong Joggers Review

Earlier this year I treated myself to a lot of new Just Strong wear. I am not very good at...
Read More
Just Strong Joggers Review

Switching Cecil to Lily’s Kitchen dog food

As a dog owner, I find choosing the right food for your dog a bit of a minefield. There is...
Read More
Switching Cecil to Lily’s Kitchen dog food

White Horse Energy – Premium Wood Pellet Bedding Review

A little while ago I wrote about how I have been trying wood pellet bedding for Scottie after haven fallen...
Read More
White Horse Energy – Premium Wood Pellet Bedding Review

Mochara Belt Bag Review

Brand new from Mochara is their ingenious belt bag. I recently received one to review and I just think they...
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Mochara Belt Bag Review

DVR Recycled Chiara Bra Review

I recently got sent this gorgeous support bra from DVR. I have never been much of a sports bra person....
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DVR Recycled Chiara Bra Review

EquiFresh Review

Coming from a non horsey family and still living with my parents, I regularly get told that I stink when...
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EquiFresh Review

6 Weeks of Aviform Suppleaze Progen

It's been 7 weeks since Scottie's last set back which led me to making the decision that he will only...
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6 Weeks of Aviform Suppleaze Progen

Finding the right rug for your horse & Scottie’s wardrobe

I have written a lot of posts over the years about the dangers of over rugging your horse. But when...
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Finding the right rug for your horse & Scottie’s wardrobe

Taking The Fall Book Review

One of the good things about lockdown is that I have been reading a lot more. I finally got round...
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Taking The Fall Book Review

Ophena ~ Magnetic Safety Stirrups

One of my biggest fears when it comes to horses isn’t falling off, but falling off and getting dragged along behind. This...
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Ophena ~ Magnetic Safety Stirrups