Talking all things horses; buying horses, advertising horses for sale, breed profiles, and training exercises for horse and rider.
Eight ex-racehorses who made it to the top in their new careers
We profile eight ex-racehorses whose after-track careers have placed them in the history books; from eventing to barrell racing, ex-racehorses have made it to the top of every discipline!
Q&A with Alayna who bought her horse using Whickr
Fortunate to hear from Alayna, a happy buyer who bought her horse using Whickr. Alayna shares her favoruite disciplines and role models, and we get to hear how Stan is getting on!
View horses for sale on Whickr Web!
Bringing Whickr to a wider group of equestrains with Whickr Web! Our marketplace for advertising and viewing horses for sale.
5 Tips for starting to retrain an ex-racehorse
A guest blog article from Ruby at EquiPepper on the topic of retraining ex-racehorses. A very interesting piece and a worthy read for ex-racehorse owners.
Covid and the price of horses for sale
The price of horses for sale and the Covid price hike has been well discussed on social platforms. Here we explain why horse prices may have increased over the last 12 months.
What is a Suffolk Punch?
The Suffolk Punch, also known as the Suffolk Horse, is one of Britain's native heavy horses. The word "Punch" is an Old English term which refers to a stout and solid build.
What is equine herpesvirus EHV-1?
Equine herpesvirus, EHV-1 neurological explained. The symptoms. Why it is so serious. And a petition to support the restriction of equine travel in and out of the UK.
How have horses evolved?
Ancient horses were once no taller than a 30cm ruler, lived in forests and had toes! Millions of years of evolution has created what we today call a horse.
My novice friend bought a five year old horse
A short story about a novice rider who bought a young horse.
What is a double bridle?
Double bridles are an essential tool for riders at certain levels of some disciplines. Defined by having two bits, the double bridle has been around for centuries.