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The benefits of feeding your horse Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

The Benefits of Feeding Your Horse Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) 

Have you discovered just some of the many benefits of feeding Apple Cider Vinegar?  It really is one of the wonder products available to horse owners!  It is very reasonably priced and is the answer to many common ailments our horses or ponies can suffer from. In addition, it is safe, easy to feed and a fool-proof way of keeping your horse in optimum health.

So why should you use Apple Cider Vinegar?  Here at Greg Grant Saddlery, we’ve compiled a list of the Top Ten Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar for horses:

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How to Choose the Best Mesh Rug for your Horse

We have taken the confusion and hard work out of deciding which Summer Rug  will suit the personal requirements of you and your horse by putting together a comprehensive guide.    To keep it simple, we have answered three questions for each of our mesh rugs, as well as supplying Pros and Cons.    

The questions we have answered are:
1.  Will this rug protect my horse from insects/bugs?
2.  Will this rug provide airflow to cool my horse and/or provide sun protection?
3.  What are the Pros and Cons of this rug?

Author:  Skye McLachlan

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Why the Alto Fly Repellent Really Works!

It's been a long hot summer and the insects are still biting.   Many horses and ponies are severely affected by the bites and the subsequent rubbing against fences, trees, and pretty much any hard surface they can find! 

Alto Lab Bug Shield is a fly repellent that has been designed specifically for horses and ponies and will keep them free of flies and biting insects long after treatment has been applied.    Read on to discover more benefits of this fantastic fly repellent...
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Staying Safe at Horse Events

Staying Safe at Horse Events

Competing with your horse is enjoyable but it can lead to an increase in safety risks we wouldn't necessarily experience when riding, or handling our horse at home.

Horse Events are very noisy places with lots of people coming and going, loud speakers, noisy rides and sometimes even fireworks.   Horse Float and Truck parking can be very tight with limited space between vehicles, and horses tied to floats on both side.   A few safety precautions will help you and your horse to enjoy your day out.

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Horses and Poisonous Plants

Horses and Poisonous Plants

Do you know which common plants are poisonous to horses? Most people know Oleander Bushes and Paterson's Curse are poisonous to horses, but what about common fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes and potatoes?

Read more about these and other poisonous plants

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This is Why You Need the GPA Little Lady Horse Riding Helmet

Spring has finally arrived here in Australia, and it’s already starting to the warm up with some days giving us a hint of Summer already. With that said, while the warmer weather is great for days out riding, it’s important to keep ourselves sun safe and protect ourselves from burning to a crisp! For this reason, I would like to talk about one of the newest and revolutionary designs form GPA, The Little Lady Horse riding helmet.

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How to use Saddle Soap

There can be a lot of confusion as to how often you should clean your saddle, with many old horse books stating to clean them with every use! This however is not always feasible or most likely, necessary. A good rule of thumb, is how often you actually use it. With all this in mind, this article will explain how to use saddle soap in four easy steps.

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Western Boots Meet the City - EKKA 2017

It’s that time of year again, when everyone trades in their city attire for their western boots! The EKKA 2017, Queensland’s largest annual event, brings the country and city together. This year will mark the show’s 140th year, where more than 400,000 people are expected to turnout. With the EKKA in full swing, we’ve got your show day outfit sorted.

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