Hoof cracks – what you need to know

02/07/18

As a horse is constantly on their feet, developing hoof cracks at some point in their life is inevitable. Many of these will heal themselves over time with the right nutrition and hoof care; however, there is a wide range of hoof cracks with some needing a little more attention than others.

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Popular horse names

18/05/20

Choosing a name for a horse can be a tricky task but we’re here to help - we have compiled a list of male, female and famous horse names!

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What bedding is right for you and your horse?

26/11/19

We give you helpful tips and ideas on what bedding is right for you and your horse

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COVID-19: Caring for your horse

01/05/20

Caring for you horse and pets during the coronavirus pandemic

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How to reduce flies around your horse

25/05/20

Having a horse in summer can be difficult, especially when the flies are out. There are multiple diseases that flies can give horses, so here are our top tips on how to prevent this.

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How to administer medication to your horse

01/06/20

Even the healthiest of horses are likely to require medication at some point in their lifetime. Here are our top tips for successfully administering medication to your horse!

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Heatstroke in horses

08/06/20

Heatstroke/heat exhaustion is very dangerous in animals, and in some severe cases can be fatal. We give you tips on how to keep your horse cool in the summer heat, and how to spot heatstroke.

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COVID-19: Supporting customers and employees

19/03/20

We are closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure we are ready to respond to the needs of our customers and employees.

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Head Shyness in Horses

27/02/20

There are many suggestions out there as to ways to help your horse overcome their head shyness, so we have listed a few ways that may help you with techniques to use to help your horse with their head shyness.

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First Time Horse Riding Mistakes

18/02/20

Here we run down through a few mistakes that you can avoid making before taking your first ride.

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Horseback riding tips

18/02/20

Once you’ve started on your journey to mastering the saddle it may be time to investigate some hints and tips of how you can really step up your riding technique.

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How much does it cost to keep a horse?

13/02/20

Whether you already own a horse, or are looking into purchasing one, it is important to know what the yearly and monthly costs of keeping a horse are.

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Winter Country Fashion

13/02/20

cheer yourself up with some retail therapy and kit yourself out with a brand new country wardrobe especially for the winter months to help you stay warm and dry.

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7 tips for older horses

07/02/20

Older horses will need a little more attention and care, read on to find out how to look after your older horse

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Facts About Foals​

28/01/20

For the first year of the horse’s life it is known as a foal. If you have a mare in foal read on to know more about them!

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20 Horse Facts

17/01/20

20 facts about horses!

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Breed Profile: Gypsy Vanner

17/01/20

Sometimes referred to as the ‘people-sized’ draft horse, this striking breed has been around for a long time but only recently registered as a breed.

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​Top Tips For Winter Horsebox Care

10/01/20

Here we look at a few ways you can make sure your horsebox is maintained during the winter months

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Winter horse rugs: expert tips for rugging safely

10/01/20

The arrival of winter means you may be thinking about ways to keep your horses safe in cold weather. In this article, Sean Whiting, Director of equestrian store Houghton Country, offers his insight into rugging and shares a few top tips for getting it right.

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Tips to Help Your Horse Cope with Fireworks

31/12/19

Most animals find fireworks to be extremely stressful and horses are no exception to this. Read on to find out how to help your horse cope.

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Winter survival guide for horse riders/owners

19/12/19

Here we look at a few ways to keep you warm and happy when the temperature begins to plummet.

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Last minute Christmas gift ideas for your horse

18/12/19

Here we look at some last-minute Christmas gifts you could buy for you horse to show how much you care for them this holiday season.

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Horse Insurance Tips

04/12/19

We give you our tips when considering insurance for your horse

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Winter Entertainment for Horses

05/12/19

We give you tips and ideas on how to keep your horse entertained during the winter

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Breed Profile: Paint Horse

03/12/19

What is the Paint Horse and what’s unique about this breed of horse?

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Mud Fever in Horses

03/12/19

it’s time to think about mud fever and your horse - what to do if the signs occur, recommended treatment and how to prevent it

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Sweet itch and how to prevent it

02/12/19

What is sweet itch on horses, and how to prevent/manage it

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Mastering the art of mucking out

28/11/19

Mucking out is something that must be done if your horse lives in a stable. We give you a step-by-step guide on how to master the muck-out!

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Winter Health Problems For Horses

26/11/19

It is important to make sure your horse is comfortable and protected during the cold months. Here are some problems that can arise that you and your horse could face this winter.

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Coping with the loss of your horse

21/11/19

We give you some tips on how to cope with the loss of your horse, and the grieving stages.

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Horse care in winter

07/11/19

We look at some tips on how to keep your horse healthy and happy this winter.

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6 tips to finding the perfect horse

10/06/19

Buying your first horse is an exciting, but very daunting experience, there are many things to consider and the perfect horse will differ for every single rider.

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