Archive for the ‘Horse & Pony’ Category

 

Tips on Keeping Your Horse Healthy

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
As a horse owner, your main priority is keeping your horse happy and healthy. By following a few simple steps, you will be able to keep your horse healthy all year round. Food A good diet for your horse is critical to t

Things to Remember when purchasing a Horse

Monday, November 11th, 2019
One of the most exciting things a horse lover can do is actually buying a horse! It can be one of the proudest moments a horse owner can experience with choosing the right horse for you being pivotal in how you and the h

Common Horse Breeds

Monday, October 21st, 2019
There are hundreds of different Horse breeds. Petcover will look at some of the most common breeds. The Thoroughbred The Thoroughbred is best known for their use in racing. They are known for their agility and speed. The

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