Horsebox Overloading

Horsebox Owners & Users are you overloaded? This guide has been produced by VBRA Commercial With the changes in licences in 1996 that limited new drivers to 3500kg maximum there was a greater need for lightweight horseboxes. These horseboxes have little margin for carrying additional equipment that you may require on your journey or at […]

Horse Finance

Have you always wanted to buy a horse and been worried about the cost? Don’t let this be the reason that you don’t buy a horse. We can offer for you to purchase a horse on finance, meaning you can spread the final price of the horse over a period of time, splitting the cost […]

Horsebox Flooring

Horsebox Flooring a VBRA Best Practice Guide Horsebox flooring has been is an area of concern for both Horsebox manufacturers, converters, horse transport companies and horse owners who have their own lorry or trailer. We have put together some solutions as a best practice guide. Problems seem to stem from either lack of experience when […]

Big thinks as we come out of lockdown

Here at Ruth Clark Equestrian Ltd, like many people, we are coming out of the lockdown bubble and starting to see customers again.  We are finding that saddle fitting and bit and bridle fitting is very different now. Heather is missing hugging all the customers (Ruth is not missing the hugs at all – don’t […]

Drawing a horse

Drawing a horse – as easy as 2,4,6,8 By Ruth Buchanan Have you ever wanted to try drawing a horse? I am often told that I am lucky to have such an artistic gift or talent, but I can assure you that while I had the spark of creativity from an early age, the talent […]

Equestrian Mortgages

What’s involved in an equestrian mortgage? When looking for any type of funding, it’s beneficial to deal with experts in your particular field. Equestrian mortgages are no different. Every equestrian business is unique and deserves specialist support. A typical equestrian business mortgage You could expect to find the following terms with a typical equestrian business […]

Horsebox Payloads Explained

Horsebox payloads explained Payload can be a daunting subject for horsey customers, especially if they are new to horsebox ownership. It is a subject that, unless they are involved in goods transport, heavy bombers or explosive warheads, is unlikely to have crossed their paths before. Unlike buying a car, where weight is never mentioned, payload it […]

Soldiers and their Horses

Soldiers and their Horses – Training Recruits in The Great War When Britain declared war on Germany on 4th August 1914, the British Army immediately set about mobilising its human and equine resources. In just two weeks, its horse strength was increased from 19,000 to 53,000, and this demand only increased as the War progressed. […]