As with any industry, especially those which involve animals, there are always issues around management, regulations and welfare. Here we aim to keep you up to date with current issues affecting the equestrian industry. From changes to racing rules, to riders actions at competitions to the horse population crisis. We aim to bring you the latest.
There is a lot if debate about how much riders should weigh to ride different types of horses and this is something I have touched upon before, especially in regards… Read More »Suitable rider weights and riding light
The National Equine Health Survey runs from the 22-29th of May and it is really important for as many horse owners as possible to get involved during this time. This… Read More »Sign Up for the National Equine Health Survey
The Grand National has the reputation for being Britain’s most dangerous horse race. There is this negative stigma with the race where people associate the race with death. However, the… Read More »Could the Grand National be the worlds Safest Horse Race?
Studbooks tend to have one of two aims: To breed better/more successful horses with a few disciplines in mind To preserve the key breed characteristics while improving the quality. An… Read More »How Useful are Stud Book Gradings for Breeding Top Horses
It’s that time of year again where hundreds of adverts pop up on social media of old, retired horses and ponies are “Free to a good Home.” Now I don’t… Read More »Golden Oldies ~ Doing Right by Your Horse