Archive for the ‘Horse & Pony’ Category


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

The Importance of Equine Insurance

Monday, February 11th, 2019
A true horse owner will know how much a part of the family their equine friend really is. We spend so much time with them through feeding, riding, play and endless hours keeping them comfortable and safe. This is why we

Why Liability Cover for your Horse is Necessary

Monday, December 10th, 2018
The unpredictability of horses is well known by any owner, with it being no surprise that they tend to hurt themselves more often than not. We all try our best to provide the safest environment possible by removing any p

Basic Horse Grooming

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Proper horse grooming is not only a way of keeping your horse clean and healthy, it is also an activity that should be enjoyable for both of you that you can bond over. It allows you to check their entire body for injuri

Fly Control

Monday, December 10th, 2018
All horse owners know that one some of the biggest pests in summer are flies! They’re not only annoying but can attack us and our horses with diseases that can be serious. We’ll take a look at everything you need to

Horse Whispering Basics

Monday, October 1st, 2018
  Rebellious, unruly and difficult to train horses need the experienced hand of a trainer who has the knowledge and intuition required to understand and respond to a horse’s needs. The ability to ‘speak’ to a

Equine Welfare: Head and Neck Positions

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
A hot topic of discussion in research on the health and performance of riding horses is the head and neck position (HNP).  Breathing problems, muscle strain, and back stiffness are all health issues that can result from

Petcover’s tip to keeping your horse healthy

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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

Aging Horses

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Defining a horses age is an interesting task as age can be classified in different ways. At age 10, a previous racehorse is old but at a dressage is young. Generally, once a horse reaches late 20’s it is then classifie

How do horses eyes work?

Friday, April 6th, 2018
You may think that horses see the same as us; however they don’t see the world like we do. It will forever be a mystery as to exactly what horses see, although scientists have studied the components of their eye and ha