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 […]


Looking After Your Horse During Lockdown

Looking after your horse can be challenging during the current government-imposed lockdown; especially if, like many of us, you don’t keep your horse at your home address. Since we don’t know exactly how long the current situation will last, at The Insurance Emporium, we want to help you comply with government guidelines while doing what’s […]


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 […]


HORSE TRAILERS: TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING WITH YOUR HORSE

Whether you’re competing, trail riding or simply moving to a new yard or stable, you’re likely to travel with your horse at some point! This can be a lot of fun, and the start of a brand new adventure for you and your equine friend. It can also be quite stressful for both parties, especially […]


HOW TO BOND WITH YOUR HORSE

The relationship between you and your horse can be really special, but it may take time and some careful cultivation! Having a strong bond with your four-legged friend can help both of you to get more from your training and work together, as well as developing a mutual feeling of trust. To help you get […]


UNDERSTANDING YOUR HORSE’S BODY LANGUAGE

Horses are amazing creatures! They’ve been used to carry people and pull vehicles throughout history and have made great companions for thousands of years. But horses are also complex creatures, and it can still be difficult to know what your equine friend is thinking and how they are feeling. That’s why we’ve put together this […]