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 […]


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 […]


FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT ROYAL ASCOT!

Over 300 years old, Royal Ascot could be the finest event on the British racing calendar. The event attracts some of the best racehorses from across the globe, taking part in 30 world-class races over the five days. There’s plenty of activity outside of the races as well. With daily Royal Processions, delicious restaurants, and […]


5 OF THE UK’S MOST BEAUTIFUL HORSE RIDES!

For such a small island, the UK doesn’t want for the diversity of its scenery. From Land’s End to John o’ Groats, there are some fantastic areas for getting out and about on spectacular trips with your horse. At The Insurance Emporium, we like to help people get more from their passions, which is why […]


TOP TIPS TO PREVENT LAMINITIS IN HORSES!

We all know the expression “prevention is better than the cure”, and this is particularly relevant when it comes to laminitis in horses! An inflammation of the tissue inside the hoof, it can be extremely painful, potentially leading to lameness or fatality if not treated early enough. At The Insurance Emporium, we hate seeing any […]


FIVE TIPS FOR LEARNING TO RIDE A HORSE!

Horses are fantastic creatures, offering us the chance to embark on many magical adventures! However, learning to ride a horse can seem intimidating; there’s a lot to learn, and the consequences can be serious if a horse is handled incorrectly. The process of learning to ride can actually be a wonderfully rewarding activity! That’s why […]


5 UNMISSABLE GRAND NATIONAL FACTS!

The biggest event in horse racing is almost here again! This year, the Grand National will take place at Aintree on Saturday 6th of April, and is sure to be just as exciting as ever! Lots of people know that Red Rum rode a record breaking three victories during the 1970s, however there are many […]


HOW MIGHT BREXIT AFFECT THE EQUINE INDUSTRY?

With the UK’s exit from the European Union imminent, there are still unanswered questions as to what might be the effects of the split. This is no different within the equine industry, where easy access to the continent has often been a positive influence over the years. Not wanting to remain in the dark, here […]


10 ESSENTIAL HORSE RIDING ROAD SAFETY TIPS!

Sometimes, when hacking out, it’s necessary to ride along roads in order to reach bridleways or other paths. Unfortunately, it can involve a greater amount of risk of accident than other kinds of riding. At The Insurance Emporium we want everyone to get the most from what they love, even when it means following the […]


OUR ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO HORSE BREEDS

Horses are often known for being multi-skilled hard workers and truly stunning animals! From the large and majestic to the small and cute, there are countless breeds of horse all over the world that are all beautiful and talented in their own way! At The Insurance Emporium, we think that there’s something magical about every […]