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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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55 Things You Didn’t Know About Horses

We love horses here at Ride-away, and we’re sure you do too, but there are a lot of things which you might not have known about these beautiful creatures, all of which make them all the more fascinating! They can move their skin without moving their muscles Horses are the only animal on the planet able to do this, and you might see an example of this when they twitch to get flies to leave them alone! They have the…

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