How To Manage Your Horse’s Weight

Obesity in horses and ponies is increasingly problematic in the UK with studies suggesting up to 85% of pleasure horses are overweight! Being overweight can have serious health implications for your horse, affecting their wellbeing, quality of life and putting them at a higher risk of a number of health problems. Obesity can cause respiratory […]


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Considering Taking up Horse Riding in Later Life?

Whether you spent your childhood years dreaming of owning a pony or strayed from horse riding due to life’s other commitments, it’s never too late to take up horse riding. Not all of us were ‘born in the saddle’, and whilst learning to ride a horse as an adult can seem daunting, horse riding can […]


Caring for Your Horse in Winter

Horses have acclimatised to colder temperatures and can generally live outside year-round. There are however a few additional amenities you may want to provide to make them more comfortable. Here at The Insurance Emporium, we are all about keeping your horses healthy and happy which is why we’ve compiled a list of ways you can […]


Urticaria (Hives) in Horses

Urticaria is a common skin condition that might affect your horse! Otherwise known as hives, there are many different triggers, so finding the exact cause of the problem can be difficult. At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve spoken to our horse health expert all about urticaria in horses. Find out more about the symptoms, causes and […]


Equine Sedation

Sedation can be an incredibly useful tool for your horse. Equine sedation is used in a variety of situations, and there are a range of sedatives available to give to your horse. At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve spoken to our horse health expert all about equine sedation. Read on to find out when you should […]


The Importance of Electrolytes for Horses

Electrolytes are incredibly important when maintaining a healthy horse, and are important for most bodily functions! We’ve spoken to our horse health expert all about the importance of electrolytes, and how you can help to ensure your horse doesn’t suffer from a deficiency. What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are important for most of your horse’s bodily […]


The Benefits of Cold Therapy for Horses

As most horse owners know, our equine friends can be prone to injury, especially from knocks or sprains to the legs causing soft tissue damage and inflammation. Cold therapy can be a useful technique to help treat injuries like this for your horse. At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve spoken to our horse health expert on […]


Have you microchipped your horse, pony or donkey yet?

Following the introduction of Government legislation on compulsory horse microchipping in 2018, no doubt you will have already had your horse, pony or donkey microchipped.  Incase you have not done so yet, we wanted to remind you that the deadline date for doing so is 1 October 2020.  Introduced in June 2018, this legislation was […]


Exercising your Horse in Winter

We’re knee-deep into the colder months, but there’s still a long way to go until spring rears its magical head! While you might want to just settle in on the sofa in front of a roaring fire, if you’re a horse owner, your equine friend could have other ideas! Just because there’s a touch of […]