20 Feb
Looking after the older horse

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Equine news, Featured | 0 comments

Domesticated horses enjoy longer lives than ever before, but this happy fact brings its own issues for owners. Obvious signs of aging include deepening fossa (hollows) above the eyes, greying around the muzzle and eyes, and often a loss of weight, muscle tone and top-line. Other, more serious issues may also develop as the horse ages, however, and here we suggest ways to deal with four common problems, to help your horse have a happy, healthy life well into their twilight-years. Tooth wear Regular dental work to correct minor issues early in and throughout the horse’s life will help him maintain good dental health into later life. Horses’ teeth erupt and are worn down continuously; a young adult horse has teeth around 10cm in length that erupt at a rate of about 3–4mm a year. The...

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20 Feb
Learn about horses with like-minded people

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Equine news, Featured | 0 comments

The British Equestrian Federation and British Horse Society have set-up the Participation Project with the aim of creating an informal community through livery yards and riding centres. The project provides current or potential horse owners with...

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02 Dec
Care to Share

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Horses4Homes has partnered up with the British Equestrian Federation, to  run the Care to Share project.  Care to Share aims to link up horse owners and  potential sharers online and help them start a share agreement.  So if you are a  horse...

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02 Dec
Spreading the happiness by removing the worry

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Rehoming a horse or pony can be, as anyone who has done it will know, a stressful experience for all concerned – the original owner, the new home and the horse him or herself. For the owner, when compelled by circumstances to find a new home for...

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28 Nov
Users Guide – Fees and Donations

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Back to User Guide Supporting Horses4Homes Work and Your Horses Future Horses4Homes is a welfare charity and relies on the fees paid and donations given by those who use its services and support its work. This enables the charity to continue to prevent unnecessary suffering of horses and alleviate...

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28 Nov
Users Guide – Horses Wanted

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Back to User Guide ‘Wanted Horses’ service If your perfect partner does not yet appear on the website then you can post a wanted advert by clicking on the Wanted Horses.  Here you can post an advert or browse available horses by postcode.  Your advert can be seen by visitors to our...

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28 Nov
User Guide – Applicants for Horses

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Back to User Guide If you are looking for a horse to rehome, loan or share: To browse available horses click here.  If you are interested in applying for a horse, whether for rehoming, loaning or sharing, you will need to register with...

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28 Nov
User Guide – Horse Owners

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Back to User Guide If you are an owner looking to rehome, loan or share your horse: You will need to complete the listing The Horses4Homes team screen the listing prior to publication and may contact you for further information before your...

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01 Nov
Sharing – helping people & horses

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

The charity Horses4Homes and the British Equestrian Federation are working in partnership to help horses, owners and people seeking to share a horse through the project “Care to Share”. As anyone involved with horses will know, horse ownership...

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27 Jul
Harri- Beau: Doing well.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Harri is just as loved now as he was the first time I saw him nearly 2 years ago ! He has the sweetest nature and a real pleasure to own. Last year as a 3 yr old he did two in-hand shows as education and was such a super star he won a championship...

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20 Jul
Winners of Prize Draw.

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Congratulations to Linda Lightowler and Joan Waddington 2 lucky winners of the recent prize draw for tickets to Royal International Horse show. I am sure they will have a fun filled day. A big thank you to HORSEMART for donating the tickets. Thank...

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