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Did You Know? All About Melanoma

Written by Monday, 02 October 2017 13:39
Did you know that 80% of grey horses will get melanomas at some point in their life? A few months ago we made the startling discovery of a few small black lumps over Archie’s tail, around his bottom and on his sheath. Being grey he is of course at significant risk of developing melanomas in his lifetime but being 7…
Like a lot of us equestriennes, medal-winning equestrian vaulter Joanne Eccles, wanted to make sure her stallion, WH Bentley was a huge part of her wedding day. Joanne married Fraser Littlejohn on 13 August at Caputh Parish Church in Perthshire. The newlyweds had only planned to have some pictures taken with WH Bentley the day after the ceremony, but they…

Part Three: Riding Above Fear | Anna Blake

Written by Thursday, 14 September 2017 10:58
This is what we knew then: It started with a dream of dancing hooves and a flowing mane. He was strong and fast, and you couldn’t tell where he stopped and you started. This is what we know now: Your horse is frightened and you know it. Or you’re frightened and your horse knows it. And it doesn’t matter who…

Ground Control - How to Stay Safe Around Horses.

Written by Monday, 11 September 2017 11:14
I learnt the hard way that you can never be too careful when on the ground around horses. One day when I was at the yard on my own, I crouched down next to Chief, my very cute 2 year old Shetland, scratching his chest. Suddenly, something spooked him, and before I knew it he had cantered right over the…

The Eyes Have It | Burghley XC 2017 in pictures

Written by Friday, 08 September 2017 11:07
Grit and determination - the rider's facial expressions say it all... Oliver Townend (GBR) riding Ballaghmor Class Tom McEwen (GBR) riding Toledo De Kerser Ludwig Svennestal (SWE) riding Balham Mist Caroline Powell (NZL) riding Spice Sensation Tom Crisp (GBR) riding Cooleys Luxury Paul Tapner (AUS) riding Bonza King of Rouges Oliver Townend (GBR) riding Samuel Thomas II Lillian Heard (USA)…
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