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Terrified teenage rider clings on as 'out of control' Rottweiler hounds her horse
An 'out of control' Rottweiler is seen chasing and barking at horses in Oxford. The incident was recorded by Tracy Smith, 40, an experienced horse rider. She says dog owners need to be educated more on safety around bigger animals.…Written on Thursday, 24 August 2017 08:47 Be the first to comment!
GB in Debt to Debutante as Extraordinary Golden Run Continues
After a day of drama, intrigue and nail-biting tension, Great Britain squeezed through to retain their FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage European Championships team title by the slimmest of margins, relying on a magical final ride from superstar debutant, Julie Payne with…Written on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:29 Be the first to comment!
Shetland pony killed in ‘disgusting and barbaric’ attack
A rescue Shetland pony savagely stabbed in the neck has had “her trust broken by a human again”, her heartbroken owner has said. Matilda is recovering after being attacked in a field near Preston, Lancashire, but her son, Lucas, suffered…Written on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 13:08 Be the first to comment!
Part One: My Horse Betrayed Me | Anna Blake
I hear lots of horror stories in my line of work. “My horse just started bucking, for no good reason.” “He was flying like a kite on the end of my lead rope.” “One minute he was walking next to…Written on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:55 Be the first to comment!
Wilson bags bronze as Great Britain secure European eventing gold in Strzegom
Nicola Wilson thought she was dreaming after claiming an individual bronze at the FEI European Eventing Championships in Poland, where her performance helped Great Britain win their first team gold in eight years. Great Britain scored 113.9 in Strzegom, with…Written on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:01 Be the first to comment!
Meet The Amazing Horse Trainer Who Sings Opera To Her Horses
Heather Main sings to her steeds but insists she is "neither barmy nor living in fairyland" and claims Mozart is the horses' favourite classical composer Opera singer turned horse trainer Heather Main gets the best out of her steeds by…Written on Monday, 21 August 2017 14:15 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
Lusitano's - My Father's favourite - mine too ( after Cobs! lol) - feeling happy
And now, off to the sea! www.dressagehafl.com/2017/08/workcation-day-5-time…Loading content, please wait.
Was only away on holiday for a week and missed the horses SO much. How am I going to cope when I go back to uni?! Seriously considering trying to...Was only away on holiday for a week and missed the horses SO much. How am I going to cope when I go back to uni?! Seriously considering trying to sneak them into my student house garden - no-one will notice right?! Show more
There is no clean like Miss Clean www.dressagehafl.com/2017/08/workcation-day-4-ther…Loading content, please wait.
How can one be that lazy?! www.dressagehafl.com/2017/08/workcation-day-3-lazi…Loading content, please wait.
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!