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Mongolian Derby: Australian Olympian Ed Fernon wins world's toughest horse race
A young Australian Olympian has won the longest and toughest horse race in the world. Twenty-nine-year-old Ed Fernon conquered the gruelling Mongolian Derby, crossing the finish line with South African Barry Armitage in equal first after a nail-biting race to…Written on Thursday, 17 August 2017 10:38 Be the first to comment!
Is There a Doctor Here? | Journey of An Amateur Eventer
Have you ever taken the time to think about what would happen if you were to have a bad fall when you were at a competition? In particular out on a cross country course falls can cause serious injuries and…Written on Monday, 14 August 2017 13:38 Be the first to comment!
[Friday Fun] Hafl Cam: Water Bucket Edition
Inspired by this week's videos of animals drinking in a zoo, we made our very own: Hafl drinks from a water bucket video. And Hafl is too sweet - see it for yourself: Dressage HaflWritten on Friday, 11 August 2017 09:17 Be the first to comment!
'A Really Special Thing' - Jonty Evans raises £500,000 through crowd funding to buy Cooley Rorkes Drift
He did it! British eventer, Jonty Evans, began fundraising in July to buy Cooley Rorkes Drift AKA 'Art', the horse he rode at the Rio Olympics in 2016 after its owner put it up for sale. "I am lost for words and so, so…Written on Thursday, 10 August 2017 13:43 Be the first to comment!
'Still a Bit Sore': John Whitaker to Get Back in the Saddle after Fall
All clear scan results. Good news for John Whitaker as he recovers from a worrying fall when Cassinis Chaplin made an abrupt refusal last Saturday, 5th August, at the Longines Global Champions Tour in London. “When you hit the ground, your…Written on Thursday, 10 August 2017 13:03 Be the first to comment!
'Absolute carnage' on road as 21 of the Queen's horses escape from nearby field
Police are investigating after 21 horses belonging to The Household Cavalry were let out of their field, causing “absolute carnage” on a nearby road. The horses, which were resting from their duties with the Queen's Life Guard, bolted when they…Written on Thursday, 10 August 2017 08:43 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
Tack Room Talk
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Good long riding boot recommendations??? In need of a new pair nothing crazy priced but open to many suggestions
Big update/blog coming on my darling Freddie... but yesterday he came home!! He has settled so well and the other horses loveee him, so happy!
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**Listen** A Huge Emotional Attachment - Jonty Evans speaks to BBC Sportshour about the huge release of stress he felt when it became apparent that...**Listen** A Huge Emotional Attachment - Jonty Evans speaks to BBC Sportshour about the huge release of stress he felt when it became apparent that funds had been secured to keep Art... Show moreLoading content, please wait.
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