Equine Passports: Know the Facts

Did you know that all horses, ponies, donkeys, mules and zebras are required to have an equine passport, even if they never travel further than their field? Here at The Insurance Emporium, when dealing with claims, we often find that horse owners can be complacent about updates to the information on their horse’s passport. This […]


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 […]


HORSE TRAILERS: TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING WITH YOUR HORSE

Whether you’re competing, trail riding or simply moving to a new yard or stable, you’re likely to travel with your horse at some point! This can be a lot of fun, and the start of a brand new adventure for you and your equine friend. It can also be quite stressful for both parties, especially […]


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 […]


UNDERSTANDING YOUR HORSE’S BODY LANGUAGE

Horses are amazing creatures! They’ve been used to carry people and pull vehicles throughout history and have made great companions for thousands of years. But horses are also complex creatures, and it can still be difficult to know what your equine friend is thinking and how they are feeling. That’s why we’ve put together this […]


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 […]