Archive for the ‘Horse’ Category


Horse Training

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
When starting to train your horse for the first time, it is important to know and understand how horses think and react. Horses are a flight animal, therefore it is imperative that training your horse is a gradual proces

Harmful Plants for Horses

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Sometimes when we let our horses out to pasture, it can be hard to eliminate all potentially fatal plants that can harm our horses once digested. Here at Petplan, we have created a list of some of the most harmful plants

Horses and Springtime

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
As the weather changes, so does the body and the way it deals with the environment around us. This is the same for all animals, especially when it comes to spring and the weather starts to warm up. Petplan will take you

Horse Facts

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
Petplan have put together a list Horse Facts: Horses “lock” their legs to avoid collapsing while sleeping standing up. Horses and other equines eat constantly, because their digestive systems aren’t efficient. Hor

Understanding your Horses Body Language

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
As you spend more and more time with your horse, you’ll be able to pick up on their body language and understand what they are trying to tell you and how they feel. However some people can misinterpret their horse’s

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,