What are the benefits of lunging your horse?

Many of us use lunge work as a pre cursor to ridden work – especially at this time of year.  Fresh fit horses can be a little exuberant straight out of the stable in springtime!  You may also see people using lunge work as part of their warm up at shows.  Young horses or new horses are often lunged first …

🌱Springtime Turnout – What to watch out for

It’s officially Springtime and at this time of year we are all enjoying seeing the horses out in the fields more. Making the most of longer days, warmer weather and the odd chance of not even needing to wear rugs! This is exactly the right time of year to get outside and check the paddocks to make sure that turnout …

Introducing ‘Guest Blogger’ Katherine Kirby

Selwood Equine are hosting ‘Guest Bloggers’ this year.  Giving followers of the equestrian clothing supplier a chance to become more involved with the brand.  Instagram followers will be selected at random at various points throughout the year to take part in a guest slot online showcasing themselves, their horses and their plans for 2019.  This month Selwood introduces Katherine Kirby, a dressage rider, Tell us …

🌷Seriously Smart Breeches for Spring riding

🌷Spring is in the air! The clocks change at the end of this month, evenings are slowly getting lighter, the weather is warmer and we have all started to feel much more like riding our swiftly moulting horses! So now we are able to take off a few layers and ditch the over trousers, its all about the breeches and …

How does hacking out help my horse?

Some of us love to go out hacking, for others it’s a no go.  Some use it for fitness and some for relaxation.  In our blog today we discuss why hacking can be good for your horse; both mentally and physically. What is hacking? Hack within the activity of equestrianism commonly refers to one of two things: as a verb, it …

Introducing Guest Blogger ‘Caitlyn Whyte’

Selwood Equine are hosting ‘Guest Bloggers’ this year.  Giving followers of the equestrian clothing supplier a chance to become more involved with the brand.  Instagram followers will be selected at random at various points throughout the year to take part in a guest slot online showcasing themselves, their horses and their plans for 2019.  This month Selwood introduces Caitlin Whyte, a British showjumper, …

Gripe Equina – O que precisas saber?

Trata-se de um tema atual, os meios de comunicação estão ao rubro e os telefones dos veterinários não param. A Gripe Equina foi oficialmente confirmada em vários cavalos no Reino Unido. No seguimento de tais notícias foram suspensas todas as corridas de cavalos britânicas e os estábulos postos em isolamento. As competições do fim de semana foram canceladas e os …

Shop online for your winter warmers

This cold winter weather is not going anywhere. But neither are the horses!  It is vital that a routine stays in place for your horse. Visiting the yard, the field and your horse and attending to them whatever the weather! Therefore wrap up warm. Stay dry and comfortable out there. Selwood Equine have a great range of coats and jackets, …