How to Choose the Right Horse for you

Buying a horse can be the first step on a magical adventure! It’s a big decision, however, and not one to be taken lightly, especially if it’s a brand new experience. Finding the right horse to meet your needs can take a lot of time and thought. That’s why we’ve come up with a list […]


NEW TEST TO DIAGNOSE ENCYSTED REDWORM LARVAE IN HORSES LAUNCHES

Owning a horse can lead to some magical adventures for you and your equine friend, but you’ll want to make sure they stay healthy along the way! If your horse doesn’t have a worming programme, they could be at risk of contracting infections from parasites, such as small redworms, which can be some of the […]


MUD FEVER AND RAIN SCALD IN HORSES

Wet conditions and cold weather can be difficult for your horse to deal with over winter. These conditions can increase the risk of skin infections for your pony. We spoke to our horse health expert about rain scald and mud fever, two of the more common skin infections that could affect your horse over the […]


IS YOUR HORSE READY FOR WINTER?

As the nights draw in and evenings in by the fire become more tempting, it’s important not to neglect the needs of your horse! Equine care during winter can come with its own challenges, and it’s always best to be prepared for the season ahead. We spoke to our horse health expert to find out […]


ATYPICAL MYOPATHY: WHAT IS IT?

Just like humans, horses can sometimes feel under the weather. However, there are some conditions that can prove more serious for your equine friend. One such illness is atypical myopathy, a fatal muscle disease linked to the toxin Hypoglycin A, found in sycamore seeds. We spoke to our horse health expert to find out more […]


HOW TO BOND WITH YOUR HORSE

The relationship between you and your horse can be really special, but it may take time and some careful cultivation! Having a strong bond with your four-legged friend can help both of you to get more from your training and work together, as well as developing a mutual feeling of trust. To help you get […]


EQUINE HERPESVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Equine herpesvirus is more common than people may think. In fact, it is believed that the majority of adult horses will have come into contact with the virus at some point in their lives! Despite being so common, the virus can have serious consequences for your equine friend. Read on to find out everything you […]


THE PADDOCKALYPSE: COMMON HORSE PADDOCK HAZARDS

Paddocks can provide a space that brings much needed rest to your horse’s usual pasture, without having to keep them confined to their stable. Even though your pony will only use them occasionally, regular paddock maintenance is a must, to ensure your horse remains safe, secure and healthy. That’s why, here at The Insurance Emporium, […]


A GUIDE TO BRITISH HORSE RACING EVENTS

­­ The UK has a long, storied history with horse racing, with plenty of the country’s race meetings dating back hundreds of years. The rich history and culture throughout these meetings are still very much alive today! At The Insurance Emporium, we love a day out at the races. That’s why we’re taking you through […]


OVERWEIGHT HORSES – WHY OVERGRAZING COULD CAUSE HEALTH ISSUES FOR YOUR HORSE

We’ve all heard the saying the grass is always greener, and that’s really the case this summer! It’s no secret that we haven’t had the warmest start to the season, and that’s led to richer, greener pastures for horses across the country. While the grass is looking healthier, however, your horse might not be. Here’s […]