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'Every Horse Remembered' | Laura Renwick and Harry Meade Honouring the Lives of War Horses
International show jumper Laura Renwick and British event rider Harry Meade join dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer, Hannah Russell and Little Alf the miniature Shetland, as well as US Instagram sensation Muledragger as Every Horse Remembered Ambassadors. “I’m delighted to start my…Written on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:24 Be the first to comment!
Best Medicine | Woman Recovering in Hospital Receives Visit from her Beloved Horse
A bride-to-be was brought to tears when her fiancé arranged for her beloved horse to visit her in the hospital. Christine Carbonneau was feeling depressed after recovering from a monthlong induced coma after being struck down with pneumonia following an…Written on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:34 Be the first to comment!
Olympic medallist, Pippa Funnell launches hacking trails
Three-time Olympic medallist and Surrey Hills resident Pippa Funnell launched a series of new hacking trails in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as part of its 60th birthday celebrations. She said: "We are so lucky to live…Written on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:22 Be the first to comment!
Horse of the South Sculpture
Meet the A3's newest neighhh-bour The horse head being installed... (Image: Steve Porter) Sculptor Nic Fiddian-Green has erected an enormous statue of a horse's head in a field alongside the Esher Bypass, close to the turnoff. The statue, named Horse…Written on Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:12 Be the first to comment!
Can YOU figure it out? Simple math riddle about a horse leaves social media users totally stumped
A math puzzle was shared by parenting website Mumsnet on Sunday The riddle asked how much profit a man made or if he broke even when he sold his horse Since being posted, the brain teaser has left people stumped…Written on Monday, 19 February 2018 10:59 Be the first to comment!
How to solve the brain teaser that's stumping the internet
How to solve the brain teaser that's stumping the internet First, subtract $70 from $60 as the man made a $10 profit when he sold the horse for $10 more than he bought it Next, subtract $80 from $90 because…Written on Monday, 19 February 2018 10:34 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
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
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
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!
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
Tack Room Talk
Oh wow yes this is me. I used to ride a lot and although not fearless and not a jumper or anything I could lead a group ride in a gallop across a welsh mountain no problem. I have actually stopped riding altogether a few years ago in my late 40's as I am scared of anything other than walk and trot on the flat on a safe horse. I have been on HRT a few weeks hopefully I can start riding again when I get my energy and confidence back. [...]
Best treatments for mud fever?! Unfortunately still have to turn out through wet muddy conditions as that is the only entrance however rest of field...Best treatments for mud fever?! Unfortunately still have to turn out through wet muddy conditions as that is the only entrance however rest of field is dry and not muddy ... thank yoy! Show more
This is so interesting! I always found growing up that riding was seen as something for 'girls', and loads of boys I knew gave up, thinking it wasn't 'cool'. I wonder why it is then that men often dominate the top rankings?! I definitely agree there is a gender bias though, especially noticeable in racing - female trainers are especially few and far between. [...]
Off to see the horses on Friday after not seeing them for six weeks and I could not be more excited! Has anyone started planning their summer shows...Off to see the horses on Friday after not seeing them for six weeks and I could not be more excited! Has anyone started planning their summer shows yet?! I am dying to get Teddy out to our first event! Show more