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Warning from Scientists: Global Warming Increases the Amount of Laminitis in Horses

Global warming is a threat to horses with a tendency of laminitis, scientists says. Read why this is, and what to look out for.

5 Facts About Foals – Do You Already Know Them all Or?

Do you also love foals? So do we, and therefore we give you an article with five facts you might not know about foals.

Are Your Horse Eating While Wearing the Bit? – Three Tips To Avoid It

Horses often out their head in the ground to eat grass while wearing a bridle and a bit - not that preferable. 3 tips prevent this bad habit.

Science: This is How Often Your Horse Needs Shoeing or Trimming

How often should your horse have a visit from the farrier? An english study provide you with an answer in this article.

How Much Can it Cost to Keep a Horse?

Find out how much horse owners around the world pay for having a hores. We can tell you this much - it varies a lot.

Comparison: Which Bedding Is Best?

Choose between products of bedding to your horse can be a challenge. We have tested different examples and give you our recommendations.

Is Your Mounting Block the Correct Hight?

Find out in this article whether your mounting block is the correct hight? Centauer Biomechanics place awareness to the overlooked problem.

5 Tips on Training an Old Horse

Do you know all the signs of an old horse. We give you some of them plus you can find out how old your horse is in human years.

3 Serious Reasons Your Horse Pees During Training

Do your horse pees a lot or seems troubled when having to pee specially during a riding lesson? It might be an indications of disorders.

Three Tips From An Expert: This Is How You Should (not) Pat Your Horse

“You are such a good boy”. This is common sentence we often say to our horse when it is doing a...

Science Confirms: Frequent Change of Riders Can Lead to Frustrating Horses

Science indicates that horses ridden by several different riders show frustration by a limited reaction towards signals from the rider.

Science: Why Half-Pads Underneath the Saddle Can Be Effectful

Are you using a half-pad underneath the saddle when riding your horse? Reasearch indicates that this might be a good idea.

Investigation: Several Riders Prioritise Safety of the Horse Before Their Own

An international research shows that many riders and horse owners worldwide do not spent too much time discussing safety around horses. This is even...

Why Your Horse Knows You Much Better Than You Think

Do you also experience that your horse knows the dressage program almost by hart? It knows when to turn, when to stand still or at which letter...

Loading Horses – Just as Hard as a Dressage Lesson

You have probably met some horses in your rider-career that did not like being loaded in a trailer. At different...

Scientists: Horses and Humans Have a Special Bond

Horses are flight and pack animals driven by instincts which they use basically to survive. It is often this biologist...

Surface in the Arena: This is How Important It Is For Your Horse

It might seem strange that the surface has such a huge impact on the health of your horse. Nevertheless, this is...

Clipping the horse gives it more energy? This is why

You have probably realised it too: It has become autumn and the horse’s coat is becoming quite long. Therefore, you...

Why It Is so Important that You Pick Up the Poo

You have probably heard the familiar smear: Remember to scoop the poo after your horse! And with great discipline...

How to ride a Dressage test -Top tips

Olivia Towers gets some top tips from FEI Dressage judge Isobel Wessels on the mistakes that could be costing...

Science: This is Why your Horse has White Markings

Often it creates huge attention when horse owners show their horses white markings - and for good reason. It brings a lot of talk and debate to the table and of course several beautiful pictures. It is just fun to see how special colors, spots and patterns a horse can actually have. Although there is not much scientific information on the matter, there is a bit of research that points out why these particular white markings actually appears on...

Do You Know the Science Behind Equine Boots and Bandages?

Boots and bandages are made to protect the horse’s limbs. Or so we are told. But have you ever...

When is Your Horse Actually Old?

It is often said that a horse can live until it is somewhere between 20 and 35 years old....

STUDY: Are You Too Heavy for Your Horse?

Article after article have been written about how much a horse can carry. Some consistently refer to the 20%...

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