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Born to jump: Bruce Springsteen helps out World Equestrian Games
US rocker and showjumping parent Bruce Springsteen has donated tickets to his Springsteen on Broadway show to raise funds for US team competing at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina. The auction of the tickets and other…Written on Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:40 Be the first to comment!
GUARD OF HONOUR | New Forest ponies stand all night over horse killed by motorist and left at roadside
A GROUP of ponies gaze solemnly at the body of one of their herd, stuck dead by a car - in a vigil that has lasted through the night. The mare called Hazel Hill Scrap is understood to have been…Written on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 14:48 Be the first to comment!
Do Horses Prefer to Approach Submissive People?
If you have ever studied Monty Roberts Join-Up then the following research might not come as a surprise, but it's always good to have these things confirmed by a creditable study! Psychology researchers at The University of Sussex found that horses…Written on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 10:22 Be the first to comment!
Trevidden. RIP, my friend.
Sad news. Event rider, Izzy Taylor has announced the loss of her 4* ride, Trevidden. He was PTS shortly before Christmas having undergone emergency surgery eight weeks after competing at Burghley - his first 4* event. Izzy took over the…Written on Monday, 15 January 2018 10:45 1 comment
2 months, 1 week in! | Taking on an Ex-Racehorse
Trot On member, Kaitlin Woods, continues her blog sharing her journey - the ups and the downs, with her new ex-racing thoroughbred steed, Freddie. Here, in this posting, (originally written back in October last year), Kaitlin explains how she's had…Written on Friday, 12 January 2018 10:42 1 comment
2 months, 1 week in! | Taking on an Ex-Racehorse
Trot On member, Kaitlin Woods, continues her blog sharing her journey - the ups and the downs, with her new ex-racing thoroughbred steed, Freddie. Here, in this posting, (originally written back in October last year), Kaitlin explains how she's had…Written on Friday, 12 January 2018 13:58 Be the first to comment!
Austrian rider banned after terrible show jumping ride goes viral
A video of the Austrian show jumper, Bernhard Maier has caused an uproar on social media. The disturbing footage taken during the CSI1* in Wiener Neustadt, Germany shows the rider crashing the horse through most of the fences, and carrying…Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 11:44 2 comments
5 Things To Expect When You're Dating An Equestrian
1. You will only have tea after the horses have been fed. In an equestrians world, 99% of the time, the horse's come first. If you think that your tea will be served before the horses - then you are out…Written on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 12:36 4 comments
How To Recognise An Equestrian!
Unlike many athletes, competing in a specific sport, us equestrians come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. To the un-trained eye it may not be easy to spot an equestrian. However, if like me you've…Written on Saturday, 11 April 2015 12:46 5 comments
Napping and other equine behavioural problems might need a change of attitude - yours! by Ben Hart
A horse that is napping can be a challenge but according to equine trainer Ben Hart, the biggest challenge should be to the assumptions you make about your horse's behaviour. Read on, because it's time to put a different spin…Written on Thursday, 05 March 2015 18:39 4 comments
Fears for Life of Foal Stolen with other Miniature Horses - Cambridgeshire.
Eight miniature horses including a foal that will not survive without its mother have been stolen overnight from Sixteen Foot Bank in Stonea near March, Cambridgeshire. Daniel Everett said: “We had a lorry stop on top of the road side…Written on Friday, 14 July 2017 09:06 Be the first to comment!
Do horses like being patted as a reward?
WTF!! was my reaction when I read a year or so ago that some people think that it's cruel to pat a horse. They reason that because horses don't pat each other, it's unnatural to them so, we shouldn't either.…Written on Sunday, 06 September 2015 11:17 9 comments
Tack Room Talk
I find that when I ride I really struggle to keep my lower leg secure. Does anyone have any tips, maybe some exercises I can do at home to help to...I find that when I ride I really struggle to keep my lower leg secure. Does anyone have any tips, maybe some exercises I can do at home to help to strengthen it?!! Show more
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TB's can really drop condition fast can't they! So glad you're keeping him on low starch/sugar feed. I'm a big believer in a high fibre diet and use Simple Systems. Highly likely he's got Ulcers but if they don't find any, we've found that 'Acid Ease' really helped with our new horse who was quite sore around girth and abs. Look forward to finding out how you get on ? [...]
Love what Ebony Riding Club is doing!!!