For a long time, coloured horses were looked down on, considered second best. People didn’t really want them. But why was the coloured horse undesirable for such a long time?… Read More »The rise in popularity of the coloured horse
Breeding horses is exciting yet daunting! With a degree in Equine Science; Breeding and Stud Management, here we aim to bring you all the information you need to make the right decisions when it comes to breeding. With step by step guides on how to breed your mare to insightful pieces about whether breeding is the right thing for you, we have everything you need to help answer all your breeding questions.
In many horse sports, the more successful a stallion is while they are competing, the more desirable they are as a breeding stallion. This is understandable, as many traits what… Read More »Stallion performance vs progeny performance
I grew up believing that it was almost impossible for twin foals to survive. But recent events have got me thinking that maybe the odds are now better than we thought they were.
We’ve all heard the stories of crazy chestnut mares and been warned off buying one. The amount of tongue and cheek sayings we have about them demonstrates this fantastically! But… Read More »Beware, Beware a Chestnut Mare! ~ The fact behind the myth
A few weeks ago (7th Jan) BBC’s Countryfile looked at what is being done to preserve rare native breeds in the UK, looking specifically at our native horses. I finally… Read More »Countryfile ~ Rare Breeds and Stallion AI