Entries by BFYB

The ANZAC Horses

The ANZAC Horses Image courtesy of the State Library of QLD ANZAC Day is on Thursday, where hundreds of thousands of people will turn out and commemorate all the men and women who served in the first World War.  We would also like to take a minute to recognise the brave horses who carried the […]

Weight Scoring Your Horse

Weight Scoring Your Horse Maintaining a good weight on your horse can be a complicated matter. Some horses gain weight at the sniff of a blade of grass. Others need a wide variety of different feeds to keep them in good condition. Factors like paddock condition, exercise, breed and medical conditions can all affect your […]

Endurance Riding – More Than A Trail Ride!

Endurance Riding – More Than A Trail Ride! We hear a lot of talk in the horse world about dressage, showjumping, and eventing. These are even Olympic sports that people and their horses compete in worldwide. If these aren’t the kind of competitive riding events you’re interested in, have you thought of endurance riding? Here […]

Horse Rugs Storage Ideas

Horse Rug Storage Ideas With horse ownership, it is inevitable that you will end up collecting a lot of gear along the way. Halters, brushes, bandages, bridles, saddles, other accessories. The list goes on. Most things you buy, you probably don’t need but are good to have on hand. Some items are easy to store, […]

What Size Horse Rug To Buy?

What Size Horse Rugs To Buy?  Horse rugs come in a wide variety of sizes to keep even the largest of horses warm and protected. Here at Bang For Your Buck Horsegear, our horse rugs range in sizes to fit a Shetland to a Clydesdale! They are available with or without hoods and attached neck […]

Travel With Your Horse

Travel With Your Horse – What To Bring?  When you go on a long car trip, usually the first thing you think about is what to take with you to make the trip more comfortable. Food, a book, maybe a blanket. The same applies to your horse, especially since they will be standing for fairly […]

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 […]

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 […]