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The Essential Grooming Routine

Keeping your horse well groomed is about more than just appearance. Regular grooming provides many essential health benefits like aiding blood circulation and stimulating the secretion of natural oils needed to keep the coat healthy. It is recommended that horse owners groom ...

Making Decisions About Livery Yards

If you are a first time horse owner, one of the first decisions you have to make is how you are going to stable your horse. And if putting up a stable in your back garden isn’t an option, you’ll need to make a decision about the type of livery service that best suits your ne ...

Suitable Feed Concentrates

Following on from a previous article we wrote about feeding advice for first time horse owners, we thought we’d cover a bit more on the topic of feed and diet as it is an essential part of maintaining a healthy and happy animal. Much more than just putting food into the body ...

Quick Tips On Effective Stable Management

The essence of effective stable management is keeping horses healthy and happy in an unnatural environment. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that these animals originally roamed the land and being cooped up for long periods can be frustrating for them. However, by follo ...

Preventing Gnaw Damage

One of the more common stable vices of horses spending long periods of time in confinement is gnawing. Horses tend to gnaw when they are bored, hungry or feeling isolated, and they’ll chew on anything they can get their mouth on. This not only causes damage to the surface th ...

Managing Your Mobile Shelters Through Winter

The advantages of mobile shelters and stables are many. And the benefits are felt none more so than during the harsh winter weather. Areas of land can become damaged, unusable and even dangerous for horses to roam on. But what are the key weather conditions to be aware of an ...

The Pre-Stable Build Process

If you are planning to build out a new stable block, there are a number of questions you must address before beginning the project. A large scale project like stable design is not as simple as purchasing the materials and starting to build, there are several considerations t ...

Keeping Your Stable Maintained

Following on from a previous article we wrote about putting a stable in your garden, this article goes over the basics of stable maintenance. We all want to make sure our animals are happy and healthy, and good weekly management of your horse’s living quarters can go a long ...

Are Your Moving Your Mobile Field Shelter Enough?

If you own a mobile field shelter, or are thinking of buying one, you need to make sure you are meeting the requirements of your local planning department. One of the main advantages of investing in a mobile field shelter over a static one is that, under most circumstances, ...

Putting A Stable In Your Garden

If you have the land available, putting a stable or paddock in your back garden can be an excellent option for horse ownership and many a horse lovers dream scenario. With your pet onsite, it means no early morning visits to the livery yard, no third-party stable servicing c ...

Enhance Your Stable With Optional Extras

One of the beauties of buying a stable through Colt is the ability to customise many elements of your finished product. Not only do you choose your ideal dimensions and size, but there are a number of enhancing features you can include for small additional cost – featu ...