Posted on April 26, 2024 at 9:54 am by The Insurance Emporium

We love our horses; there are currently 847,000 horses in the UK alone, and we love making them happy and giving them treats. But despite the well-known saying ‘eat like a horse’, you can’t just give a horse anything to eat, apart from the fact that they’re herbivores, they have a very complicated digestive system. […]

Tags: equine, horse, horse food, horse health

A Day At The Races – Previous Grand National Winners

Posted on March 26, 2024 at 12:24 pm by The Insurance Emporium

A major fixture on any racing fan’s calendar, the Grand National is held annually at Aintree racecourse, near Liverpool. It first took place in 1839 and has become part of British culture; often referred to as the ‘ultimate test of horse and rider’ due to the distance and the large fences, many of which have […]

Tags: horse, horse insurance, horse riding

Celebrating Eight 5-Star Defaqto Ratings And Thirty-Two MoneyFacts 5-Star Awards As We Head Into 2024

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 12:19 pm by The Insurance Emporium

2023 was an outstanding year for The Insurance Emporium, and it looks like 2024 is going to be just as good as we’ve been awarded no less than eight 5-star Defaqto ratings across our Cat, Dog, Equine, Caravan, and Cycle Insurance products. This is a fantastic achievement, especially as we have held many of these […]

Tags: Awards, cat, Defaqto, dog, horse, pet

Top Eight Plants That Are Poisonous For Horses – What You Need To Know

Posted on November 17, 2023 at 12:39 pm by The Insurance Emporium

We love our horses and want to keep them safe; each horse is different, but we do all we can to make sure they have the right equipment, have regular vet and farrier checks, as well as eating as healthy a diet as possible. But some things are out of our control, such as trees, […]

Tags: equine, horse, horse health, horse insurance, horse ownership

Remember Remember – Keeping Pets Calm During Fireworks

Posted on October 19, 2023 at 3:16 pm by The Insurance Emporium

It’s the time of year when the nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air and the shops are filling up with pumpkins and ghosts, ready for Halloween, and we’re starting our exciting countdown to Christmas. But it’s also the time of year when pet owners worry the most about their furry friends […]

Tags: cat, dog, fireworks, horse, pet, pet health

All Horses Great And Small – A Guide To Horse Breeds

Posted on September 5, 2023 at 3:51 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Whether you’re an experienced equestrian or a novice horse rider, it may surprise you to know that there are over 400 different types of horse breeds across the world – having been domesticated by humans for thousands of years. As you can imagine, every horse is unique as our beloved equine friends all come in […]

Tags: equine, equine insurance, horse, horse insurance, horse ownership

Tips For Taking Your Horse On Holiday In The UK – Why You Shouldn’t Plan It On The Hoof

Posted on June 19, 2023 at 4:26 pm by The Insurance Emporium

As a horse owner who loves to travel, you might have wondered if it’s possible to take your horse on holiday; after all it combines two of your favourite things, lets you experience a new destination from a different perspective, and means you don’t have to leave one of your best friends behind. It’s also […]

Tags: equine, horse, horse ownership, horse rider, horse riding, taking your horse on holiday

[SUBMISSIONS CLOSED] Competition – Win a £250 Virgin Experience Voucher!

Posted on May 17, 2023 at 1:48 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Image promoting the TIE pet competition with leaping dog

We all love showing off our pets and the quirky things they do and now is the perfect opportunity to show them off to everyone! Simply submit your favourite cute or funny photo/video of your pet to us by 2:00pm on 12 June using the link below and you will be entered into our competition, […]

Tags: cat, Competition, dog, horse, pet


Posted on May 11, 2023 at 5:20 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The average horse stands approximately five feet tall (although ‘hands’ is the standard unit used to measure horse height; a hand is equal to 4 inches) and weighs between 800 – 1,200 pounds, which feels big enough to us! But what about the not-so-average horses? What is the biggest horse breed out there? Horses have […]

Tags: Belgium Draft Horse, biggest horse breeds, Clydesdale Horse, horse, Percheron Horse, Shire Horse, Suffolk Punch Horse

On The Pull – How To Find The Best Horse Trailer

Posted on April 25, 2023 at 10:21 am by The Insurance Emporium

If you own a horse you’ll know that there’s often a fair amount of travelling involved, especially if you compete, and having the right transport can make a huge difference. You want your horse to be comfortable and safe on any trip you do, whether that’s to a competition, the vet or even moving house; […]

Tags: equine, horse, horse insurance, horse ownership, horse riding, Horse trailer

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