Archive for the ‘Arena’ Category


Importance of vet checks when purchasing a horse

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Vetting a horse before purchase is an extremely important step that is highly recommended. Buying a horse is not only a daunting experience; it can also be extremely costly. Before you decide to purchase the one that you

Preventing grey horses from getting melanomas

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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 a mutation in the cells that make up the pigmented skin. Many reports

Safety tips when floating your horse

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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 differen

Fitness techniques to help for riding

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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 c

Desensitising your horse

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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

Different types of horse and pony insurance

Monday, February 12th, 2018
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

What to look for when buying a horse

Monday, January 29th, 2018
Buying a horse is an exciting time for all riders, and it is pivotal that you choose the right horse for you. It’s one of the proudest moments in any horse lover’s life with each horse marking a special day in their

What do you feed your horse?

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
Horses have evolved to eat a very high fibre diet, therefore this should be the main portion of their feeding. This means they require slow feeding, which is forage that takes an extended time to collect and chew over m

Caring for horses in hot weather

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let

Do I need Equine Insurance?

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
Anyone who has ever owned a horse, or been around horses, would surely agree on how expensive and high-maintenance horses can be. It is not just that horses require a lot of care and maintenance, but there are so many ty