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Horse hooves being cleaned and trimmed in a field
By Country and Stable

Top Tips For Looking After Your Horse’s Hooves

Your horse’s hooves are impressive things. With a relatively small surface area, their complex structure supports the weight of your horse, and often a rider, which is why they need special care. Luckily, there...
woman sat on horse
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Should You Use A Gel Saddle Pad For Your Horse?

A good quality saddle pad is one of the most important pieces of tack to ensure your horse’s comfort. And with so many saddle pads available, it can often be tricky to choose which...
Horses wearing fly sheets and fly masks
By Country and Stable

What Are The Best Fly Sheets & Fly Masks?

While summer is a favourite time for riders for obvious reasons, it’s not always fun and games for our horses. While they don’t have to worry about the cold, the warm weather brings with...
Horse in a field suffering from allergies
By Country and Stable

Horse Allergies – Causes, Treatment & Advice

If you suffer from any allergies then you’ll know just how annoying, and sometimes very serious, they can be. Well you’re not the only one who can suffer from allergies – your horse can...
black and white photo of horse wearing a saddle pad
By Country and Stable

How To Choose The Right Saddle Pad For Your Horse

As a rider, you’ll know how much different equipment is needed for you and your horse – some of it we probably don’t even need but we buy it anyway! However, one thing that’s...
Two white horses
By Country and Stable

How To Introduce A New Horse To An Established Herd

Whether you’ve had horses for years or are still relatively new to the equine world, getting a new horse is incredibly exciting. However, it doesn’t come without its complications, and introducing a new horse...
Woof Wear brushing boots
By Country and Stable

Woof Wear – Your New Favorite Equestrian Brand

Here at Country & Stable, we’re huge fans of Woof Wear. Thanks to Louise Woof and her invention of the ‘woof boot’, the first neoprene horse boot, we’re now able to use boots that...
Horse wrecking its blanket
By Country and Stable

How To Deal With Pesky Blanket & Rug Wreckers

Why don’t our horses realise that everything we do is for their own good?! We pop a nice new turnout blanket or stable blanket on them nice and warm and they decide they know...
Horse with colic lying down
By Country and Stable

Colic In Horses – Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Note: This article is for reference only. If you’re worried about equine colic, always seek guidance from a veterinarian. Colic in horses is a very different prospect compared to how it is for humans....
Rider on horse in the snow
By Country and Stable

Essential Winter Horse Riding Tips & Advice

As with most outdoor activities, summer is the time that we really get motivated. The warmer, drier weather, longer days – if you’re anything like us then you can spend from dawn ‘till dusk...