My pony has become very fussy and isn’t eating his feed, he loves the grass in the paddock, but what can I do to get him eating his feed again? As we are now experiencing autumn grass growth, we have seen a sudden flush of short, sweet grass. This can often result in horses finding… Read more »

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Posted on September 28, 2018.

It’s been as busy as ever here at Tanglewood Farm Stables! Some hugely successful moments and some very forgettable ones! The 8 four-year-olds and 1 five-year-olds have all carried on their training at home and have been out to local shows including the BYEH qualifiers. The qualifiers have all really varied in height of the… Read more »

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Posted on August 22, 2018.

Are you still enjoying the recent hot weather? Or are you now becoming concerned about the winter months? Have you got enough grazing? Will you have enough hay to last? We have all noticed that these desert like conditions have turned our grass brown, dry and has stunted its growth which leaves us wondering how… Read more »

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Posted on July 4, 2018.

Finally, after a long winter, the sun is out, temperatures are rising and the summer is here. For most of us this means we can finally ride more frequently and for longer periods of time but we must not forget that in this hot weather, our horses will require special attention to keep them cool… Read more »

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So it’s the time of the year when Will and I decide which horses need to follow which path in their education next. Some of our youngsters that have continued in their work after being broken need a holiday and when the weather has improved have taken the spring off to grow into themselves and… Read more »

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Posted on June 1, 2018.

With the grass still coming through thick and fast, putting in place simple management techniques can help keep our horses the ideal weight – this means that whilst we shouldn’t be able to see ribs, we should be able to still press and feel them. Unfortunately, overweight horses can be at a greater risk of… Read more »

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