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Tim Stockdale 'overwhelmed' by good wishes after he is diagnosed with stomach cancer
Showjumper, Tim Stockdale is to take a short break from riding as he has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. He has represented his country on over 50 occasions in Nations’ Cup teams including, the 2002 World Equestrian Games, the 2008…Written on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 10:50 Be the first to comment!
Activists Sue to Stop Cruel Wild Horse Sterilization Surgeries
Animal advocates are taking legal action to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from performing cruel and dangerous sterilization surgeries on wild mares in Oregon. Despite public outcry and opposition from veterinarians, the BLM intends to perform controversial and…Written on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 08:47 Be the first to comment!
Digby, UK's first Guide Horse's Training Going Well
A miniature horse in training to be a blind man scared of dogs could be Britain’s smartest steed – as he can already cross roads, find post boxes and activate traffic lights. Two-year-old Digby, a two foot tall American miniature…Written on Tuesday, 02 October 2018 10:06 Be the first to comment!
Great outcome for pony, Cinders, injured in a horrific acid attack
Good news! After months of surgery and medical treatment, Cinders has made a remarkable recovery from the horrific acid burns five months ago. She will now have a very comfortable life at a beautiful country house in North Yorkshire where she will…Written on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 08:59 Be the first to comment!
Jonty Evans Talks - 'I'm Very Lucky to be Here'
To hear Jonty Evans talking about his rehabilitation on BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Mark Cummings' show (recorded last week) is great. Get well soon, Jonty! “All the therapists say I’m doing remarkably well; they’re incredibly impressed with my improvement but they…Written on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:42 Be the first to comment!
How to Watch Jumping Team GBR | WEG
Follow the fortunes of Jumping Team GBR at the World Equestrian Games™, Tyron... Jumping Schedule September 19: Team Competition/ Individual Round 1 September 20: Team Competition Round 2/Individual Qualifier (Round 2) September 21: Team Finals & Medal Ceremony September 23:…Written on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:10 Be the first to comment!
Respect for the Rider of 'Excited' Windsor Grey at the Royal Wedding
It was Prince Harry and Meghan's day but that didn't stop one horse trying to steal the limelight. The Windsor Grey did add an extra element to the procession, however... As the horse pranced slightly off-kilter, there was a lot…Written on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:01 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 4 comments
Another Whipping Incident - British rider expelled from CS4* German Show
A second British rider is at the centre of a social media storm over whip abuse. Show jumper Ben Talbot, 32, who is based in the Netherlands was expelled from a four-star show in Germany at the weekend after striking his…Written on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 09:28 Be the first to comment!
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
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
So this happened today... My heart could burst with happiness💖 Fred sees his first pole and jump for over a year and acts like a total superstar✨...So this happened today... My heart could burst with happiness💖 Fred sees his first pole and jump for over a year and acts like a total superstar✨ gone through quite a bit this last year but here’s to the future, sooo exciting 🙈 #onlythestart#OhioGold#proudaspunch#gottostartsomewhere Show more