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The depths of winter are nearly upon us. Your hardy horse lives out all year round without a care in the world, saving you a fortune on livery bills and mucking out… But what do they really think about it?

However long you've looked after horses there are some inevitable firsts that you can only experience as a horse owner or rider — from frosty receptions in supermarkets to the walk of shame after being ditched over a hedge

Horses have been around for, well, donkey’s years. They’re inextricably woven into the fabric and folklore of Britain — and many countries round the world, too. As it’s Friday 13th, what better time to round up a few horsey superstitions...

You don’t have to spend very long on a yard to start to know your ‘gossipy rider’ from your ‘reluctant rider’. Vanessa Fletcher rounds up some of the more common types of equestrians — and the faux pas to avoid on meeting them

You don't have to be a horse whisperer or an equine psychotherapist to know your ‘phobic’ from your ‘grump’. Vanessa Fletcher gives a run down of the horse personalities that are likely to ring a bell with you...