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A Quick Guide To Riding Safety

March the 24th is National Equestrian Safety Day, and here at Ride Away we know just how important it is to be safe when riding, particularly now that spring has arrived. With the clocks going forward bringing longer evenings, as well as the equestrian season kicking off, more and more riders are returning to the saddle. National Equestrian Safety Day is championed by the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund, a charity set up by Mark’s family following his tragic death…

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A Look At The Different Types Of Girth

There are many different types of girth, and often if you are faced with the task of shopping for one, it can be a little overwhelming unless you already have a bit of knowledge.   It is important to have a well-fitting girth, and the girth is designed to move with the horse’s body to evenly distribute pressure, and should not pinch or rub the hairs the wrong way, causing sores.   Different saddles have different billet lengths, you may…

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Horse Worms: A Guide to Spring Worming

With winter drawing to a close and spring on its way, it’s nearly time to start thinking about worming your horse again. Pesky parasitic worms can be extremely dangerous for the health and wellbeing of your horse, so it’s important to worm them every three months or so. With our guide to spring worming, you’ll be in good stead when you next worm your equine friend. Types of worms There are a number of different parasites which use horses as…

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12 Of The Best Equine Vets In The UK

When your horse falls ill, you want to make sure that it gets the very best care and treatment possible. Thankfully, there are plenty of specialist equine vets and surgeries in the UK, and we’re going to take a look at some of the best. Liphook Equine Hospital Forest Mere Liphook Hampshire GU30 7JG One of the largest specialist equine practices in the country, Liphook have a highly experienced team and offer a 24/7 ambulatory and referral service covering the…

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