Actress Karidja Touré stars in The Adventures of Selika. The upcoming short film tells the…
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Karidja Touré Stars in Film based on Life of 19th Century Equestrian
Actress Karidja Touré stars in The Adventures of Selika. The upcoming short film tells the story of Selika Lazevski, a black female equestrian from France who worked during the the late 19th century. Back in 2012, a portrait of Lazevski…Written on Friday, 24 March 2017 11:34 Be the first to comment!
British Riders’ Sun-Kissed Potential for 2017 | Showjumping
Follow the sun. The idea has pushed hundreds of thousands of British ex-pats to move to Spain and Portugal over the past 20 years, with many others getting away each winter in search of blue skies and warm temperatures. Things…Written on Friday, 24 March 2017 10:42 Be the first to comment!
The 9-year-old girl who can walk and stand thanks to her horse
Mother reveals how a device used to treat the animal's injured leg helped her severely disabled daughter. • Sophie Wade was born with cerebral palsy - making it difficult for her to walk • She bonded with horses as a toddler…Written on Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:25 Be the first to comment!
Working at a stable overseas is a great way to advance your career and satisfy your wanderlust at the same time.
I woke to the restless stirring of my equine neighbours pacing their stalls and occasionally kicking our shared wall. Horses, eager for breakfast, sound a more charming wake-up call than the standard alarm clock wherever you are. My days that…Written on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:45 Be the first to comment!
Too many Riders are Saddling their Horses with Problems, research suggests
A British study has raised the uneasy possibility that many riders may not be sitting well in the saddle, with the potential to cause problems for their mount. The Animal Health Trust pilot study set out to investigate some basic…Written on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:49 Be the first to comment!
Michael Jung and Sam to be Back at Badminton 2017
Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam FBW will be back at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials this year to defend their title of 2016. The Olympic gold medal champions, Jung and Sam have also confirmed that they will attend the…Written on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:58 Be the first to comment!
Thoroughbred £15,000 Showjumping Horse is Killed by a Rogue Helium Balloon
Three-year-old Espoiro died after accidentally eating the string of a helium balloon which landed in her field. The thread wrapped itself around her neck and she panicked, running into a gate and breaking her legs and neck. The horse, nicknamed…Written on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 10:01 Be the first to comment!
5 Things To Expect When You're Dating An Equestrian
1. You will only have tea after the horses have been fed. In an equestrians world, 99% of the time, the horse's come first. If you think that your tea will be served before the horses - then you are out…Written on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 12:36 2 comments
Natasha Baker Heartbroken as Rio Gold Medalist Horse Dies after Contracting Infection
Natasha Baker has revealed that her 11-time gold medal-winning horse, Cabral - aka JP, was put down over the weekend after falling ill from an infection. Tragic news for Natasha who had most recently triumphed with JP, winning three gold medals…Written on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:22 Be the first to comment!
How To Recognise An Equestrian!
Unlike many athletes, competing in a specific sport, us equestrians come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. To the un-trained eye it may not be easy to spot an equestrian. However, if like me you've…Written on Saturday, 11 April 2015 12:46 5 comments
Do horses like being patted as a reward?
WTF!! was my reaction when I read a year or so ago that some people think that it's cruel to pat a horse. They reason that because horses don't pat each other, it's unnatural to them so, we shouldn't either.…Written on Sunday, 06 September 2015 11:17 8 comments
Napping and other equine behavioural problems might need a change of attitude - yours! by Ben Hart
A horse that is napping can be a challenge but according to equine trainer Ben Hart, the biggest challenge should be to the assumptions you make about your horse's behaviour. Read on, because it's time to put a different spin…Written on Thursday, 05 March 2015 18:39 4 comments
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I woke to the restless stirring of my equine neighbours pacing their stalls and occasionally…
What is it with horses and bad timing?! Our horse has managed to pull off a shoe and go lame just as I get home from uni...fingers crossed a visit...What is it with horses and bad timing?! Our horse has managed to pull off a shoe and go lame just as I get home from uni...fingers crossed a visit from the farrier will be able to fix him! Show more