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Scott Brash on LGCT London | *Video*
With just two weeks to go until the Longines Global Champions Tour hits London, we caught up with Olympic hero Scott Brash in an exclusive interview to talk about why this will be such a special event. With limited Saturday…Written on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 11:07 Be the first to comment!
Dressage Superstar Valegro to Parade at The Festival of British Eventing
The world’s greatest ever dressage horse will be making a ‘star’ appearance at The Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park on Sunday, 6 August. Valegro who has risen to a celebrity status far beyond any other horse in recent…Written on Monday, 24 July 2017 10:34 Be the first to comment!
It’s a Ball Game
There are certain issues affecting guys that us female riders tend to forget when we suggest that our long suffering other halves learn to ride. The Better Half decided recently that he wanted to improve his riding and so he…Written on Monday, 24 July 2017 10:23 1 comment
Victoria Pendleton swaps laps for lances as she tries jousting at Kenilworth Castle
Team GB gold medal-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton has swapped her bicycle for a horse as English Heritage campaign for jousting to be recognised as an Olympic sport Following in the footsteps of medieval knights, she donned armour weighing 45kg (99lb)…Written on Monday, 24 July 2017 09:11 Be the first to comment!
Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony to be official charity at Olympia
Olympia, The London International Horse Show is delighted to announce Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony as the event’s Official Charity for 2017. Founded by the late Hannah Francis, a successful young event rider, when diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, the…Written on Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:48 Be the first to comment!
Tips and Favourite Products for Turnout
The competitive season for numerous disciplines is well underway and I thought I’d share my favourite/most needed products to get my horses gleaming and catching everyone’s eyes. SoloComb I love using the solocomb to pull my horse’s mane, it’s very…Written on Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:08 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 2 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
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 8 comments
Outrage over 'tattooed' horse
Some people weren't happy about this image, but is there more than meets the eye? Benjamin Lloyd spends his free time brightening the spirits of sick kids by giving them extremely life-like airbrushed tattoos. The grins on their faces as…Written on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 08:52 Be the first to comment!
Judging When to Push On or Pull Up.
Many of us watched dismayed as U.S rider Elisa Wallace coaxed her obviously exhausted horse over the last fence during the Badminton Mitsubishi Motors Cross Country phase and saw them crash to the ground as Simply Priceless lacked the energy…Written on Monday, 08 May 2017 12:32 2 comments
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Part of the story of these boys is in book format and Jackie has 2 audio books to GIVE AWAY... it's easy to ENTER, just take a look here...Loading content, please wait.
It's a long story but I have three of my Standardbred horses back.... they were not in the best of health, but look at them now..... this video...It's a long story but I have three of my Standardbred horses back.... they were not in the best of health, but look at them now..... this video brings me such joy!
Part of the story of these boys is in book format and I have 2 audio books to give away... it's easy to enter, just take a look here.... www.noelandjackiesjourneys.com/our-travels/horses-…
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Chuckle chuckle - love the fact the women talked about it on social media and not men - highlights the men/women difference in a nutshell - showing my husband this! [...]
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This article on importance of the horse's sling muscles for self carriage is worth reading dressageheadlines.com/articles/dressage/significan…Loading content, please wait.
That's so interesting and helpful, going to give it a try thank you
Where are you Julie? I am on Vancouver Island.