5 WAYS PETS CAN IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

For dog and cat owners, pets are an incredibly important part of the daily routine. Just like us, they need food, water, regular exercise, and socialisation. We all love our furry friends, but have you ever stopped to think about how much of an impact they have on your life? They help us probably about […]


FEELING THE HEAT? CARING FOR YOUR HORSE DURING A HEATWAVE!

It might feel like a long time ago, but last summer was a real scorcher! Although the current year has so far seen a bit of a deluge, hotter UK summers could be a continuing trend. With temperatures rising, horse owners need to be aware of the potential dangers to horses during the hot weather. […]


HARD GROUND – KEEPING YOUR HORSE INJURY-FREE

Hot, dry summer conditions can lead to hard ground, which could be bad news for your horse. Our horses’ feet have become accustomed to softer ground due to factors like shoeing, so horses don’t cope as well on hard ground as they may have done in the past. On soft ground, a horse’s hoof will […]


ITCHY HORSES: SWEET ITCH AND OTHER SUMMER ALLERGIES IN HORSES

Is your horse itching and rubbing inexplicably? Are you noticing bald patches, sores and swelling? Your horse could be suffering from one of a number of allergies, including sweet itch. At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve spoken to our horse health expert to ask them why your horse might be feeling itchy, and what you can […]


7 FISHING HAZARDS THAT COULD CATCH YOU OUT!

When many people think of fishing, they’ll have an idyllic image of relaxing on the riverbank, waiting patiently for a bite. But many people don’t realise a lot of the dangers that can come with angling! At The Insurance Emporium, we want everybody to be able to make the most of their passions while staying […]


DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE IN HORSES: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Degenerative joint disease in horses, otherwise known as DJD or osteoarthritis, can be a common condition in ponies. One of the most frequent causes of lameness, it’s an illness that horse owners should be aware of, especially as it can be managed effectively if the right steps are taken. To help give you the lowdown […]


WHERE SHOULD YOU GO ON YOUR NEXT CARAVAN HOLIDAY?

Staycations are all the rage right now, with many Britons preferring a caravan holiday in their home away from home! The UK is a beautiful country, with a fantastic variety of locations and landscapes, all just begging to be explored, and caravanning is a great way to see more of the country. That’s why we’ve […]


LUCY’S LAW – KITTEN AND PUPPY FARM BAN IN ENGLAND

Lucy’s Law has been passed, and will come into effect in England in April 2020! The new legislation is set to ban the sale of kittens and puppies from third parties, requiring buyers to deal directly with breeders. The aim of the law is to put an end to the horrible conditions in puppy farms […]


HOW TO SET UP YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS

So, you’re ready to start your own photography business? At The Insurance Emporium, we love when people can turn their hobbies and passions into part-time money makers or full-time careers! Starting out on your journey to setting up your own photography business can be daunting, but don’t lose focus! It’s the first step in a […]


WHAT TO DO IF YOUR HORSE HAS SARCOIDS

As a horse owner, you’ll want to do all you can to ensure that your horse is well and not suffering from illness! Sarcoids are a common condition in horses, and can be serious. To help you know what to look out for, at The Insurance Emporium, we’re sharing our helpful guide to the symptoms […]