Hello

Looking after a horse can be one of the most challenging and yet rewarding experiences of your life.  One thing you learn early on is that everyone seems to have a different approach to horse care and it can be difficult to know who to believe.  This site aims to be a simple, easy to understand, no nonsense guide to looking after a horse.

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Whilst my family has cared for horses for generations, what you’re about to read is based on my personal experiences over the last 10 years as a new horse rider and owner. It’s been a voyage of discovery and I’m enjoying sharing everything I’ve learned. Click on the images to go to the different sections of Basic-Horse-Care.com

Exercise

Exercise

Welcome to the exercise section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice on exercising your horse including hacking on roads or bridleways and lunging. Please choose...
Grooming

Grooming

Welcome to the Grooming section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice for looking after your horse including picking out feet, washing, brushing, clipping and mane...
Health

Health

Welcome to the Health section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice on the health of your horse including regular worming and when to call a vet. Please choose...
Horse Arenas

Horse Arenas

Welcome to the horse Arena section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice on whether it's worth investing in an arena with construction advice and the pros and cons...
Shop

Shop

All your horse needs in one place! The Basic-Horse-Care.com shop is powered by Amazon so you get great prices and reliability.
Showing

Showing

Welcome to the showing section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice on preparing your horse for showing including plaiting your horse's mane for dressage and how...
Stabling

Stabling

Welcome to the Stabling section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you'll find advice on all aspects of your horses home, including how to choose a livery yard, mucking out stables...
Buying A Horse

Buying A Horse

Horses are a costly business, it’s not just a simple case of buying one, you have to feed it, kit it out with tack, rugs etc. If you don’t have your own place you will hav...