Category: Horse Care

Horse Farm Buying: A Beginner’s Guide

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/pmp6bxADEnk Horses are magnificent creatures, beloved by people all around the world. They symbolize determination and freedom. Depending upon the extent of interest, people can utilize horses for various purposes. Some own horses as pets, and many use them for riding or racing. If you’re a horse owner, you must be familiar with the […]

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Do Horses Get Diabetes?

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/animal-leaves-autumn-brown-33262/ People often believe that animals can’t get diabetes. However, animals face increased blood sugar the same way we do, but the names of the diseases differ. In horses, it’s called Equine Metabolic Syndrome.The leading player in all such cases is insulin, whose presence allows tissues to uptake glucose. Insulin resistance in the case […]

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Why Using the Correct Western Saddle Pad When Horse Riding Is Important?

A lot goes into riding a horse that we do not realize when we first get into the hobby. Besides finding a ranch or something of the sort, there is also the matter of getting the correct equipment both for yourself and the animal. After all, you do not want to cause discomfort for either. […]

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5 Things to Know Before You Adopt a Rescue Horse

Thinking about adopting a rescue horse for your next trail partner? This could be a wise decision. Horse rescues often find themselves having to deal with sound, healthy horses through no fault of their own. You will find success with the following five-step guide if you’re interested in adopting a rescue horse. Additionally, if you […]

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A Guide To Reading A Horse Racing Program 2022

Image Source If you are unfamiliar with a horse racing program, it contains a great deal of information.  Various factors must be considered while predicting the likely winners of a horse race. There are jargon and abbreviations that might make it appear as if you are reading in a foreign language. Beating the bookmaker in […]

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Tips On Caring For Your Horse During Winter

No matter what time of year, it’s important to check your horse regularly and measure their health consistently. If they become unwell or need some treatments, it’s best to find this out sooner rather than later. Not all signs of your horse being ill are obvious, so make sure you know exactly what you need […]

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Picking Your Winning Horse Bet: A Brief Guide

Image Source Horse racing has been in the industry for quite a long time now, making it one of the most well-known and exciting sports to bet on in America. The betting market for this sport is still soundly great due to a large number of bettors testing their luck and skills in betting in […]

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Tips For Finding The Right Saddle

Going around and shopping for a saddle can be a very exciting feeling. However, choosing from the seemingly endless number of options can be extremely difficult.  This is especially true if you aren’t entirely certain what you should be aiming for when picking one. Here at TDS Saddlers, we know exactly what it takes to […]

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Horse Hydration 101 – We Answer Frequently Asked Questions

Water is a necessity for survival as it is involved in thermoregulation, nutrition, and digestion. Therefore, all living organisms need access to safe drinking water. Since horses aren’t common pets, horse owners are often intrigued or uncertain about the drinking needs of their equine friends. Below, we answer some of the frequently asked questions about […]

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The Dietary Requirements of a Group 1 Racehorse

To be a part of a Group 1 race, the jockeys, and their horses must be the best-of-the-best. Group 1 race entitles a flat race, but one where both the fame and payout is the highest. It is likely when you hear of a group 1 race, you think of the King’s Stand Stakes hosted […]

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Know Your Withers To Find The Best Saddle

Well-conformed withers might not necessarily be a performance factor, but their shape and position may affect whether or not a horse gives a comfortable ride. Ideally, they should be well defined, but without being exaggeratedly high. Another desirable attribute is, withers that are well laid back, which means they extend behind the elbow. This allows […]

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Are you Covered? Horse Insurance

Are you Covered? If you already have your horse protected by insurance or are thinking about insurance, there are several things to consider and questions you should ask to make sure you are buying the most comprehensive policy.  In essence, all horse mortality and medical/surgical insurance policies are not the same. The basic policy provides […]

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Tips On How To Keep Your Horse Warm During The Winter Months

Keeping your horse warm and happy in the winter can take a lot of careful planning and preparation.  But with some rugs and careful planning, you can keep them warm in the stable as well as when they are out on the field grazing. Here, we are providing you with tips and tricks on how […]

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