Can you still recall the moment you first decided to get a pet? It’s a rollercoaster of emotions – from the excitement of welcoming your pal home to getting used to the responsibility of looking after it. If you’ve recently chosen to care for horses, chances are, you’ll feel the same emotions and more.
It’s quite easy to fall in love with the idea of horse ownership and horse riding. Think fun horse riding training, a lovely barn where your four-legged pals can rest, and spending time together on the riding track–it’s a daydream worth turning into a reality.
However, like any hobby or activity you want to pursue, horse riding and ownership come with challenges you need to overcome. From making sure your horses have a safe space to stay in and grooming them properly, to feeding your horses nutritious food and bringing them to a trustworthy veterinarian–there are twists and turns you need to navigate so your loyal steed will be truly happy. Rise above common horse owner dilemmas with these tips: