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The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has confirmed the eventing squad, selected by the British Eventing senior selectors, for this year’s World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina (USA), 11-23 September 2018.   The selected athletes are (in alphabetical order); • Ros Canter from Lincolnshire, with Caroline Moore and her own Allstar B   • Tina Cook from West Sussex, with…

Golden Retriever Nurses Miniature Horse back to Health

Written by Wednesday, 15 August 2018 11:28
Miniature horse, Sammy and Golden Retriever, Molly have become firm friends. An unlikely couple, Molly has been nursing the ailing horse back to health. Sammy was nothing but "skin and bones and scared" when he was discovered roaming the streets of South Carolina. Darlene Kindle of the Carolina Equine Rescue and Assistance in Wingate, North Carolina posted a video of…

Plastic Pollution Could Place Horses And Riders At Risk

Written by Thursday, 09 August 2018 14:39
A warning from the Environment Agency Plastic granulate, sold as an alternative surface for equestrian centres, could place Yorkshire’s horses and riders at risk, present a pollution hazard and lead to owners falling foul of the law. Plastic granulate is a waste material derived from the recycling of cable sheathing and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). It’s being marketed…

Horsey Uber

Written by Wednesday, 08 August 2018 09:40
An Amish resident, Timothy Hochstedler, from the small village of the Colon in Michigan has launched his own ride-sharing service with his horse and buggy, and he’s calling it “Amish Uber.” He charges people $5 per 'taxi' ride and said so far the business has been a hit. For someone immersed in a culture that is resistant to modern technology,…
Two thoroughbred mares have been left with brutal cut injuries to their genital areas after the assault in Hyndburn, Lancashire, last week. The horses' injuries were discovered by their shocked owners on Friday morning and are now being investigated by police. One of the horses, aged 31, was in the stables during the attack while the other, aged five years…
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