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From the Horse's Mouth - Guidance for Young Equines on the use of the Half Halt.
Humans have this particular habit of never paying full attention. Their minds wander off on to all manner of things – what to have for tea, whether to call that hot date they met last week, what to get their…Written on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 09:53 Be the first to comment!
Woman in dinosaur costume hands herself in for scaring carriage horses
A woman has been charged after she allegedly dressed up as a dinosaur and scared two horses pulling a carriage of tourists. Police did not reveal why Nicole Wells, 26, jumped in front of the carriage, but the owners said…Written on Monday, 22 May 2017 10:39 Be the first to comment!
Kent Farrington and Gazelle leap to dramatic split-second victory | LGCT
World Number 1 Kent Farrington thrilled thousands of spectators as 9 out of the top 10 riders in the world locked horns in Madrid for the fourth Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of the 2017 circuit. Fans were kept…Written on Monday, 22 May 2017 09:22 Be the first to comment!
Nick Skelton: When you get older you try to eliminate the risks
Not many people can boast a competitive career like Nick Skelton’s. Spanning four decades, with wins in almost every major show-jumping competition in the world, two Olympic gold medals and more than £6.5 million in prize money, he has certainly…Written on Monday, 22 May 2017 08:41 Be the first to comment!
END THESE LONG JOURNEYS| World Horse Welfare Petition
END THESE LONG JOURNEYS Act now to urge the European Commission to change the law that is failing horses Every year around 50,000 horses are needlessly transported thousands of miles across Europe to slaughter. These mares, stallions, youngsters and geldings…Written on Saturday, 20 May 2017 08:52 Be the first to comment!
Meet Panda – the miniature guide horse saved by her blind owner
A blind woman who has been helped for 14 years by a guide PONY has spent her life savings on an operation to save her equine friend’s life. Ann Edie is a blind 69-year-old retiree from Delmar, New York. She…Written on Friday, 19 May 2017 10:36 Be the first to comment!
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
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
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
5 Reasons To Have Horses Instead Of Children!
We are not saying don't have children, but we are discussing some of the reasons you may decided having horses is better. 1. No ear plugs needed. Whilst you may hear the occasional neighing, you can avoid the screaming, crying…Written on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 10:33 4 comments
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Can anyone help me? Our farmer has just taken his horse Ed to a riding school as he is 'not being worked'.
This is true as he panics when I take...Can anyone help me? Our farmer has just taken his horse Ed to a riding school as he is 'not being worked'.
This is true as he panics when I take Chelsea, my TB mare, away from him and friends are not always available to hack out the same time as me.
She is now looking for him and calling and I'm really upset. What is the best way to help her?
She is 18 and never been alone. Gx Show more
Who wouldn't love a Hafl Mini-me? www.dressagehafl.com/2017/05/horse-breeding-for-be…Loading content, please wait.
Been a little quiet recently due to revision and exams but a new suprise member has joined my team last weekend... Meet FREDDIE ! So in love with...Been a little quiet recently due to revision and exams but a new suprise member has joined my team last weekend... Meet FREDDIE ! So in love with him, so friendly and willing to please. He's just come out of racing so a real project but can't wait for him to come home once my exams are finished ! Show more
Wormer resistance has hit the headlines recently with new research declaring it a worldwide threat to horse health. It's not a new problem or one we...Wormer resistance has hit the headlines recently with new research declaring it a worldwide threat to horse health. It's not a new problem or one we particularly want to think about but it is increasing, putting many more horses at risk from death and disease from untreatable parasite burdens. A worrying thought! Please act now by using worm counts and tests to target worming drugs. Show more
This is so interesting! I always carry one but very rarely use it, and when I do I just use it very lightly behind my leg as a reinforcement. [...]
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