Archive for the ‘Horse & Pony’ Category


Dangerous Plants

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
As there are so many poisonous plants within Australia, why are not as many horses succumbing to these harmful plants? This is due to the reason that many of these plants are not attractive, nor palatable for horses and

Horse Training

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
Horses are a flight animal, therefore it is imperative that training your horse is a gradual process of building a relationship and trust.  Ideally, you want your horse to see you as their leader or lead mare as they in

Horseback Riding Tips

Monday, August 12th, 2019
Riding your horse is may sometimes be scary and dangerous to a certain extent. It involves speed, strength and the unpredictable nature that can cause accidents at a snap. It is essential to get exhaustive practical expe

Dealing with Horse Emergencies

Monday, July 22nd, 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 emerge

Your Horse and The Winter Months

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
The winter months can be harsh for us humans and without the right equipment to keep you warm, it can be excruciatingly cold! This is the same for most animals during winter and horses are no exception. We look at some

Horse health

Friday, June 7th, 2019
As a horse owner, your main priority is keeping your horse happy and healthy. This can often be hard, especially in winter when exercise isn’t as regular and your horse tends to burn more fat/energy by trying to keep w

Interpreting a Horse’s Body Language

Monday, May 13th, 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. Horses will often use more than just their vocalisati

Learn How to Ride Successfully

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Learning to ride a horse takes a lot of work and time. Make sure you are getting the most out of your training with these 4 tips: Be organised Hours of practice are involved in becoming the rider you are dreaming of. You

Safety Tips for Floating your Horse

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Whether it is taking your horse to an event or moving them from their paddock, floating your horse is a big part of many owners’ lives. This is why it is so important to have proper safety procedures in place for both

Horse Facts

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Think you know everything there is to know about Horses? Well, Petcover have put together a list of interesting facts that may just surprise you. Estimates suggest that there are around 60 million horses in the world Hor