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Badminton's Best | 2018's Top 10 in Pictures

Written by Monday, 07 May 2018 15:40
Badminton's top 10 finishers, pictured here on Saturday's Cross Country day. 1. Winner of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton horse Trials 2018, Jonelle Price (NZL) riding Classic Moet “Being a CCI4* winner is an elite club to join and it’s been something that has eluded me for a while now, so to now join it – especially here at the Mitsubishi…

If you doubt yourself then your horse will too!

Written by Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:47
There are so many training methods, so many opinions on how to do the best for our horses, no wonder so many of us are plagued by DOUBT! The problem is that doubt can be, riding and training-wise, our worst enemy. Of course, asking questions and being open to new ideas and methods is never a bad thing but once you…

Spring Grass that makes your horse PING!

Written by Tuesday, 01 May 2018 10:36
Yes, it’s a bit late but that grass boosting combo of rain and sunshine has put the spring into our pasture so don’t be surprised if your horse is getting a sugar hit that will make him or her a bit of a handful.  It’s also thought that spring grass contains a high level of potassium which reduces the horse’s…

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…
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