A comprehensive guide to the general care and management of horses.

Horse Care
Do blindfolds really help horses?
Helen Sharp
Helen Sharp shares the latest research on blindfolding horses as a handling technique
31 May 2024 Stable management
Harnessing the power of reiki
Horse Sense takes a look at the therapeutic practice of reiki for your horse
26 April 2024 Stable management
Snug as a bug in a clean rug!
Rugs take a battering over the winter months and now is the time to sort them, fix them and clean them, with a little help from Horse Sense
Attack your tack
Whether it's hunting, eventing, flat or harness racing; saddles and bridles need regular and thorough cleaning, the time is now to get a head start
26 April 2024 Stable management
Spring is in the air!
The clocks went forward giving way to brighter evenings and allowing us time to spring clean our yards and stables
26 April 2024 Stable management
HORSE SENSE: The hair necessities
One of the surest signs spring is just around corner is horsehair and lots of it, Horse Sense goes grooming
12 April 2024 Stable management
Travelling your champions
Ahead of the Easter racing action, Horse Sense gets some advice from the top of how to safely travel your precious cargo
29 March 2024 Stable management
Thinking inside the box
It's tough on horses and owners when box rest is prescribed, Horse Sense have 7 helpful tips on how to keep your horse happy
22 March 2024 Stable management
Maintaining your outdoor arena surface
From drainage to compaction, it pays to look after your arena surface, Horse Sense takes a look at how to best keep yours in tip top condition
1 March 2024 Stable management
Picking up the responsibility!
Why poo-picking after your riding session will save you money and help your horses.
1 March 2024 Stable management
United in the interests of equine welfare
Internationally renowned vets and scientists gather in Northern Ireland to discuss equine welfare and the greater industry
2 February 2024 Stable management