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 […]


OUR ANIMAL OSCARS 2019!

We love everything to do with animals here at The Insurance Emporium, including watching them on the big screen! It’s the time of year again when the brightest stars of Hollywood get prepared by writing their acceptance speeches. Cats, dogs and horses, however, can’t win an Academy Award, which is why we’re rolling out the […]


CARING FOR YOUR HORSE: SOME OF THE KEY COSTS

Owning a horse can mean enjoying the start of some really magical adventures! But there’s no getting around the fact that they can be expensive. From initial purchase to upkeep and maintenance, training and equipment, they’re certainly an investment! There can be so many opinions that it can be hard to work out what’s actually […]


5 TYPES OF HORSE RIDER YOU’LL DEFINITELY MEET!

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, starting your first lesson, or still dreaming from the side lines, you’ve probably realised that the horsey world has its fair share of characters. From the always-winners to the nervous-wreck, there are key figures you’ll start to recognise all around you. To help you negotiate the equine world, The Insurance […]


EQUINE FLU – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

If you’re a horse owner or enthusiast, you’ll want your equine friends to be fit and healthy all year round. Recent cases of equine influenza* in the UK this year have been getting a lot of attention. Race meetings have even been cancelled as a result of infection, and some active yards quarantined. At The […]