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The spectacular Household Cavalry Musical Ride will be a star attraction at the Longines Global Champions Tour of London next month at the historic venue of Royal Hospital Chelsea. Three performances of the Household Cavalry Musical Ride will complement an exhilirating weekend of top-level show jumping, featuring the world’s best riders and horses, including Great Britain’s Olympic champions. Once again…
A Dundee horse riding centre is holding dedicated lessons for children on the autistic spectrum in the hope of creating equal opportunities for youngsters. Before discovering riding, Stuart Watson-Lang, from Maryfield, tried football with the National Autistic Society but didn’t enjoy the physicality of the sport. However, after being introduced to autistic riding lessons, the 14-year-old’s new-found friendship with his…

FEI to fine owners of loose dogs at equestrian events

Written by Wednesday, 18 July 2018 08:55
Owners of loose dogs at equestrian events could find themselves being fined from next year. The proposal, by the FEI, follows a number of high-profile incidents of dogs chasing horses at competitions in recent years and suggested a CHF 100 fine for loose dogs at their events; the equivalent to £76. "There is currently no provision in the FEI Rules about…
A MINIATURE horse that went missing during Japan’s devastating floods last week has been found alive and stranded on a roof. Leaf, a nine-year-old mare used for animal therapy at the Life Town Mabi aged care facility in the Mabicho district of Kakehashi, vanished on July 6 along with her colt, Earth, when floodwaters swept through the region on Friday.…

The Sound of Happiness - a Snort!

Written by Thursday, 12 July 2018 09:32
That sound. The warm rumble we are all so familiar with - our horses' snort. Many horse owners and caretakers have noted an association between snorting and positive environments, but the connection hadn't been scientifically tested until now. In a study, published this week in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers in France determined that the snorting exhale that horses often make…
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