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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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A Shavings Fork & Stable Brush

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...
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...