Get the upper hand

Have a go at these massaging techniques to keep your fave pony super-happy Read Article

10 top tips for a sound pony

1. Plan regular farrier visits As the saying goes, ‘no foot, no horse’ and your farrier’s the best person to ... Read Article

What’s inside your pony’s hooves

Learn all about the anatomy of your pony’s hooves Read Article

PONY Carrot Stretches

You don’t need to be riding to work on your fave pony’s suppleness – carrot stretches that you do from the ground are super useful, too! Read Article

Your pony’s teeth

How much do you know about your pony’s toothy grin? Read Article

Laminitis: protect your pony

Laminitis can affect all equines and is super-painful. Find out what you can do to help prevent it Read Article

Sweet itch

Sweet itch is a skin condition that affects lots of ponies. Find out how to spot and prevent this itchy problem Read Article

Condition scoring guide

Carrying too much weight isn’t healthy for your pony, and it’s super-important that you keep a close eye on him to make sure he stays trim. A useful way to do this is by condition scoring, which helps you work out how much body fat he’s carrying. Read Article

Your pony’s hooves

The saying goes ‘no foot, no horse’, so what can you do to keep your pony’s hooves in top condition? Read Article

Mud fever prevention plan

Worried about mud fever? Learn how to prevent it and protect your fave pony Read Article

Weight-watching chart

Does your pony get a little porky? Keep track of his weight with this handy chart Read Article

Home sweet home

Stable or field – what’s right for your pony? We investigate the advantages and disadvantages of both Read Article

Box rest survival guide

There’s a variety of reasons your pony might need to be on box rest and for some ponies, being stabled for longer than they’re used to can be a bit stressful. Here’s our top tips on how to keep him happy Read Article

Laminitis low-down

Our expert Vet Claire Wylie works at Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons in Newmarket. She’s most interested in equine grass sickness and ... Read Article

Condition score your pony

It’s important to keep your pony’s weight under control so he stays trim and healthy. Condition scoring looks at the whole of your pony’s body rather than just how he stores fat around his ribs, so it’s more accurate than just using a weightape. Download your chart here. Read Article

The importance of body language

Check out how your body language can affect how your pony learns Read Article

And stretch!

Just like human athletes stretch before a work-out, your pony can benefit from loosening up his muscles before a ride, too, especially if he’s a golden oldie! Try these cool carrot stretches! Read Article

Caring for your veteran pony

There are lots of things you can do to help your pony along in the ageing process... Read Article

Water – how important is it for your horse?

Water is the most important nutrient for ponies, as over 50% of their bodyweight is made up of water (in body fluids and tissues)... Read Article

Hoof care for hard ground

Hard ground means you need to look after your fave pony's hooves carefully, to make sure he stays happy and comfy. Read Article

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