Archive for the ‘Horse & Pony’ Category


How to determine your Horse’s fair market value and why it is important?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
Every horse owner would say that they could not put a price tag on their horse’s life. However, when taking out an insurance policy for your horse, it is imperative to firstly understand the type of insurance policy yo

Aging Horses

Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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?

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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

Colic Symptoms and Prevention

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
Colic is a relatively common digestive system disorder among horses which simply means ‘abdominal pain.’ It refers to the abdominal discomfort experienced by horses that is often characterised by pawing, rolling, and

Horse Whispering Basics

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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 horse i

Christmas Gift Ideas

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Christmas is days away and you know what that means, presents! Pets are part of the family so why not give them something special this Christmas. Here are some of our favourite pet Christmas ideas. Dog New Toys A colla

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