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A summer clean for your stable

Spring clean you stable yard

Make the most of the warm weather while it lasts, by taking the opportunity to give your stables a really good clean-out.

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Laminitis – prevention and management

Grazing horse

Laminitis is the inflammation of the laminae or membrane which attaches the pedal bone to the hoof. When the laminae swells and is starved of nutrient rich blood, it can fail painfully.

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Don’t sit…ride! Horse riding is better when you make an effort…

Horse riding can be seriously physically demanding as I was reminded when my sister and I recently had our first riding lessons in an embarrassingly long time.

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Preparing for your first endurance ride

Reigning national champions

Endurance riding is becoming ever more popular and it’s easy to understand the appeal – speed, challenge, achievement and the opportunity to spend hours with our equestrian loved ones!

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Is there a ‘right’ age to start horse riding?

I’ve recently become a mum for the first time, and naturally I’d love my little Edward to share my passion for horses. Now at 3 months old he’s obviously (arguably you may say!) far too young!! But it’s got me thinking…

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Eating like a horse – a guide to feeding your horse

feeding your horse

There are so many types of horse feed on the market that it’s difficult to know where to begin. Get started with a read through this handy guide.

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A day in the life of a junior instructor

Thomas, Molly, Buster and Posie. Park Farm's  popular children's ponies. Posie is in her thirties and has taught so many children to ride!

Do you agree with the saying ‘choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’? Find out about the life of a junior instructor.

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Socialisation of horses and dogs

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Many horse owners are also dog mad but for lots of us, riding along with your dog running alongside is a mere dream. We spoke to the Blue Cross to find out more about the instinctive behaviour of horses and dogs.

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Horsefinder speaks to eventing enthusiast Katie Chamberlain

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Horsefinder caught up with Devon-based Katie Chamberlain, a director of a medical company, to find out about her lifelong love of horses and her experience of eventing. When did your passion for horses start?
I got my first pony when I was two. He was called Candy…

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A Word from the Horsefinder Crew

After a brief break Team Horsefinder is back and raring to go. And delighted to announce that private advertising of horses, horse boxes and horse equipment is now completely free!

We’re in the process of developing a feature schedule, and look out for our informative articles, real life case studies and how-to guides. Please feel welcome to send us your news, views and press releases for consideration.

Most of us find these winter months a little less motivating than the long summer days. Send us your tips for surviving the winter with your horse, and for keeping yourself inspired when a long, lazy warm hack seems a million years away!

Until next time

Katie