Archive for the ‘Horse’ Category


Tips on Horseback Riding

Monday, July 15th, 2019
Horseback riding is refreshing, invigorating and fun, but all this excitement comes with risks. Riding your horse is also scary and dangerous to a certain extent. It involves speed, strength and the unpredictable nature

A Guide to Horse Grooming

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Grooming your horse should be an activity that is enjoyable for both you and your horse. Daily grooming gives you a chance to bond with the horse while monitoring any changes, injuries and infections. It is advisable to

Horse Tips for The Winter Months

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Winter is a great time of year for throwing on some warm clothes, grabbing a rug and sitting around a warm fire. However without the right equipment to keep you warm, it can be excruciatingly cold! This is the same for m

Dealing with Emergenices

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
When it comes to our horses and their safety, we try as hard as possible to not let anything happen to them. However even with the greatest care and protection, at some point in time we will have to respond to an emergen

Four Basic Horse Care Tips

Monday, May 6th, 2019
As an owner, it is your responsibility to provide and look after your horse. Here is our guide to some basic horse care tips. 1.Feed Your horse should always have an adequate amount of good quality feed such as pasture,

Learn your Horse Breeds

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
There are hundreds of different Horse breeds. However, they are all classed into four general types. These include: Hot bloods Warm bloods Cold bloods Ponies These types are categorised by the temperament of the horse, n

4 Things to Avoid when Learning to Ride

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Riding a Horse for the first time will be far from perfect. There are many things to learn and many mistakes you’ll make along the way. But there are some lessons that you don’t need to learn for yourself. Securing

5 Foal Facts

Monday, March 11th, 2019
Horses are considered Foals for their first year of life. If you have a mare that’s almost due, it may be time to read Petplan’s 5 foal facts. Night Babies Foals are very often born in the night. This is thou

Hay Quality for Horses

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Unless your horse lives in a climate that allows them access to fresh, green pasture all the time, you will most likely feed them hay. The hay quality that you feed your horse should be of the utmost importance. The diff

Horses and Bushfires

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
Bushfires can occur at any time in New Zealand. With high temperatures and dry summers come conditions of high fire danger. People put themselves at risk trying to save their pets and livestock at the last minute when un