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Does Your Horse Have A Best Friend?

Written by Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:51
It is not one of my strengths to keep friendships going. I actually suck. That might be due to the fact that I like spending time on my own. Enjoying the amenities of online shopping, I would not even have to leave the house if there was no Hafl making sure that I get out from time to time (sure,…
When it comes to training our horses and getting them fit, we generally think about getting our horse to the stage where it can withstand a certain length of time being ridden without dripping with sweat, but as important as the stamina side of fitness is, we often overlook the importance of good strength.  So what's the difference? With stamina…

'Horsestyle' - The Mane Attraction in Photos

Written by Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:49
We are loving these photos! Taken by award winning German photographer, Wiebke Haas the images catch those mischevious looks that we adore, and that make us laugh with our horses. Wiebke describes herself: 'I'm a horse girl with heart and soul. Ever since I was a little girl I dreamt of hoof-beats and flying through the fields on the a…
So, it’s no secret that none of us are completely symmetrical and some of us are more asymmetrical than others due to injury and compensating for stiff and sore areas.  Just being right or left handed makes us develop more muscle on one side and repetitive chores like mucking out where we often only twist one way can exaggerate our…

Too Much Plastic in the Equestrian World!

Written by Wednesday, 04 April 2018 10:34
 We're all pretty appalled by the videos we've seen about the amount of plastic in our oceans and the horrific pictures of creatures caught up in our plastic rubbish. So, most of us are trying to do our bit by taking a bag to the supermarket and carrying re-usable water bottles and coffee cups.  But standing in my feed room…
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