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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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How To Teach Your Horse To Smile

There are many tricks which you can teach your horse, but one of the most fun is teaching them to put on their best cheesy grin for the camera and smile! This a great one to show off to your friends and is sure to bring a smile to their own faces! So how can you get a horse to smile? It’s actually a lot easier than you might think, as horses will often smile all on their own anyway.…

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Everything You Need To Know About Equine Herpes

Equine herpes is a serious condition, of which there are several strains. Infected horses can quickly spread the virus to other horses, as it is highly contagious, and it is therefore important to understand what steps need to be taken if you believe any of your horses may be infected. Once a horse has been infected, it remains infected for life, and the virus can re-emerge when the animal is stressed.  Incubation and symptoms Depending on the strain affecting your…

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