Am I too Old to Learn to Ride a Horse?

Did you always dream of riding a horse as a child, but never had the opportunity? Or did you used to ride, but then life took over? Whatever your circumstances, making the decision to learn to ride a horse as an adult can seem daunting! It can also leave you asking yourself whether you could […]


Christmas Gift Ideas for your Horse

You enjoy so many magical adventures with your horse throughout the year, and Christmas is no exception! While they might not be joining you at the table for Christmas dinner, you might still want to get them a yuletide present. If you’re looking for inspiration, then look no further, as we’re sharing our run down […]


5 Common Horse Breeds: Which is the Best Horse for You?

Every horse is unique, and our equine friends come in all different sizes, shapes, colours and breeds! While not all horses share the same characteristics, certain breeds may suit certain adventures more than others. At The Insurance Emporium, we want horse owners to really enjoy their time with their equine friends. That’s why we’ve put […]


Our Guide to the Olympia Horse Show 2019

We might all be gearing up to get ready for Christmas, but before the year comes to an end there are still some magical adventures to be had in the equestrian world! The Olympia Horse Show will be taking place between the 16th and the 22nd of December, and promises to be as spectacular as […]


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 […]


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 […]