Entries by agile

Keeping Your Horse Sound

Keeping Your Horse Sound Healthy hooves are essential for your horse’s well-being. If they are neglected in any way, the chances of your horse going lame increase dramatically and will end up costing you time away from riding, and money.  There is an old saying –  “No Hoof, No Horse”. Translated, it means if a […]

Can You Recognise Heat Stress In Your Horse?

Can You Recognise Heat Stress In Your Horse? Recently, the east coast of Australia had a week-long spell of unusually hot weather for October/November. While it is relatively easy for us humans to cool ourselves down, horses aren’t quite so lucky. It is very important to recognise the signs of heat stress in your horse […]

Protect Your Horse From Flies

Protect Your Horse From Flies How CAN you protect your horse from flies? It’s that time of year again. The warm weather and wet season bring an influx of the bane of a horse’s existence! For whatever reason, flies and mosquitos seem particularly attracted to a horse’s legs and face. They can cause anxiety and […]

Spring Is Here

Spring Is Here With the majority of the cold season behind us, it’s time to pack away the heavy doona rugs and bring out the lighter ones! Why not check out our range of horse rugs to find one that will suit the upcoming warmer temperatures. The right rug will not only keep your horse cooler, but […]

Ever Ridden The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail?

Have You Ever Ridden The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail? If you live anywhere around Wulkuraka in Ipswich up to Yarraman, you have definitely heard of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail. Why not check out the trails on horseback? It’s 161kms of beautiful trails that are accessible to all, and steeped in history! You can find […]

Happy Birthday Horses

Happy Birthday Horses It’s time to celebrate every horse’s birthday in the Southern Hemisphere! Traditionally, the universal birthday for Thoroughbred horses is the 1st of August, regardless of when they were actually born! This was because mares often come into heat with the warmer spring weather, meaning most foals were born around August. In this […]

Should You Rug Your Horse?

  Winter has been well and truly here for the last few weeks! While QLD rarely sees the types of freezing temperatures as our southern friends do, there are occasions where your horse might appreciate a snuggly rug overnight. The question is, though, how do you work out if rugging them is actually beneficial at […]

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to our very first news post! Supplying the best quality horse rugs at the best possible price is the primary aim here at Bang For Your Buck Horsegear. We thought we would take this opportunity to use this blog to keep you up-to-date on any website changes we’ve made, special deals that are happening as […]