Archive for the ‘The Arena’ Category

 

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

Hoof cracks

Friday, April 6th, 2018
As a horse is constantly on their feet, developing hoof cracks at some point in their life is inevitable. Many of these will heal themselves overtime with the right nutrition and hoof care; however there are a wide range

Importance of equine insurance

Friday, April 6th, 2018
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

Different types of horse insurance

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Owning a horse is a wonderful life decision, although we can all agree that they can be extremely high maintenance and expensive. The fees quickly add up when you include purchase price, feed, training, stables, and cost

Training tips for your horse

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Training is an imperative part of owning a horse as it allows you to bond with your horse whilst teaching them the basic skills. In the initial days of training, it is important to know how they react to certain situatio

Coping with the loss of your horse

Monday, January 29th, 2018
As a horse can be a huge part of your life, the grief we experience when they pass away can be unfathomable. Even as old age comes in to play, there is nothing that can properly prepare you for the pain that you will fee

Desensitising your horse

Friday, January 19th, 2018
As you begin to train your horse you will realise that no matter their age, they will most likely have to become desensitised to something. Desensitising refers to applying a stimulus to your horse until a response is el

Fly control and prevention

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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