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    Yoga for horse riders | Equestrian Fitness What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient mind/body exercise that originated in India. Literally, it means ‘to unite’, regular practice unites the mind and body. When we are riding, we have to unite not only our own mind…
  • 5 Ways to Achieve a Strong Bond with your Horse
    5 Ways to Achieve a Strong Bond with your Horse When everyone else seems to be in raptures about the wonderful bond they have with their horse it can be upsetting to realise that perhaps your horse is a little disinterested, or doesn’t respond to you as positively…
  • February 2017- #horseyhoroscopes
    February 2017- #horseyhoroscopes Find out what FEBRUARY has in store for your horse! Check out this month's predictions in HORSEY HOROSCOPES - Visit this group on the first day of every month to find out ... READ MORE
  • Is it Cruel to Pull a Horse's Mane?
    Is it Cruel to Pull a Horse's Mane? Pulling a horse's mane, as most of you I'm sure already know, basically involves pulling out sections of hair using a small metal comb, in order to make it shorter, thinner and neater. And I can't deny it,…
  • Reasons your ski holiday WILL improve your riding!
    Reasons your ski holiday WILL improve your riding! Desperate to go skiing but struggling to justify such an expense so soon after Christmas? Here's several reasons skiing can help with your riding, and ensure a guilt free holiday! Active Family Holiday Many horse riders are accustomed…

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It is okay to ask for help...there are more volunteers to help than you might expect! www.dressagehafl.com/2017/02/how-my-haflsitters-ma…

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Help please! Does anyone know the exact Le Mieux red colour that matches red freejumps ? I know there's lots of different red shades available ... Show more

How to get the most out of just four poles! e-venting.co.uk/2014/01/4-poles-7-exercises/

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Ellie Fells We do these exercises a lot in our lessons and they work SO well - they really help with getting the horse more supple x 10 hours 9 minutes ago
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Kaitlin Woods Wowee! Love these, thank you will give them a try this weekend 6 hours 55 minutes ago
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The Event Rider Masters - bigger & better in 2017!

I've just acquired a Sec D mare who when we went to view her wouldn't even be lead in hand at the property. She also wouldn't lunge. Lots of people have passed her up but we bought her, brought her home and let her settle in. I took her out for a short walk with our homebred and she was very nervous but walked behind and by the side. Then I asked her to lead the way and she planted. Lots of talking and stroking then after a few mins of me assuring her everything would be ok she walked on in front but still nervous. We then made the homebred go ahead a couple of hundred yards and then me and my new pony trotted up the lane to her. I'm going to be doing this regularily to get to know her and her get to trust and know me and I am positive she will be ridden out confidently around the village sooner rather than later. I love working with young/unbroken/unhandled/nervous horses and fortunately seem to instill something into them. [...]

Great article! I've seen many horses ridden beautifully without any bridle at all (with perfect control), so there is no excuse for tight nose bands! Tight nose bands are cruel and demonstrate a lack of unity between the horse and rider, top level equestrians especially should be setting a better example. [...]

Outrage with Video of Miniature Horse eating from Highchair.

Julie Moore Horrible! I'm sure the attention seeking owner thought it was cute but at the expense of the horses welfare and dignity 😟 14 hours 37 minutes ago
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Ellie Fells This is so sad! Poor, poor pony 10 hours 8 minutes ago
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Luciana Diniz riding plucky mare Lady Lindenhof (Longines Global Champions Tour) #midweekmotivation

Luciana Diniz riding  plucky mare Lady Lindenhof. Global Champions Tour, London 2013.
Nicky Bethell shared a video in Horse Riding Tips group. 2 days ago

BRC KBIS Izzy Taylor Show Jumping Exercise 3

BRC KBIS British Equestrian Insurance Show Jumping Training with Izzy Taylor, international event rider.• Riding positively and forward through a...

Julie Moore Love Izzy Taylor. This is a good tip for me! 14 hours 33 minutes ago
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Brilliant Irish Win in Ocala | FEI Nations Cup

My farm will definitely be! www.dressagehafl.com/2017/02/is-your-farm-equipped…

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I've got two mares and one of them is so flirty she hassles the geldings like crazy! Even when ridden she starts walking and winking at them - it's so embarrassing haha! My other mare is going through a mood swing right now and I'm readying myself for some ginger ninja hi karates!!!! [...]