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- How Police Horses Are Trained | GIF Written on Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:20 Be the first to comment!
We Need To Cheer Each Other On!
Since when have we stopped helping each other? When has it been easier to pull someone down, than build them up? I feel that this applies in everyday life and situations, but today, I am going to focus on the…Written on Tuesday, 06 August 2019 13:03 Be the first to comment!
You Can Only Let Go If You Listen
Does my horse ‘listen’ to me? Whilst horses cannot ‘talk’, or speak our language, it is suggested that they are able to understand many of our communicative techniques. Wathan et al (2016) found that horses are able to analyse facial…Written on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 14:25 Be the first to comment!
Have You Hugged Your Horse Today?
It is so easy to get wrapped up in life. We can become so focused on the little things, forgetting about the bigger picture. Many of us have goals. Whether it is competing at BE100, or gaining >70% in a…Written on Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:06 Be the first to comment!
Six Best Practices to Keep Your Horse Healthy
Horses are jolly good creatures Generally, a horse owner shares an intimate bond with the horse. Owners spend a lot of time and energy in order to provide the horses with the best resources on offer. Horses deserve all the…Written on Wednesday, 01 May 2019 04:41 Be the first to comment!
- Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class wins 2019 Written on Monday, 29 April 2019 10:56 Be the first to comment!
Respect for the Rider of 'Excited' Windsor Grey at the Royal Wedding
It was Prince Harry and Meghan's day but that didn't stop one horse trying to steal the limelight. The Windsor Grey did add an extra element to the procession, however... As the horse pranced slightly off-kilter, there was a lot…Written on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:01 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 4 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 9 comments
Another Whipping Incident - British rider expelled from CS4* German Show
A second British rider is at the centre of a social media storm over whip abuse. Show jumper Ben Talbot, 32, who is based in the Netherlands was expelled from a four-star show in Germany at the weekend after striking his…Written on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 09:28 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
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
Tack Room Talk
Yes i tend to agree ,the -crackle .flash all the others ,for me are unnessary ,causes xtra pressure ,i have never use any of them ,i feel that if the horse is mouthed properly as a youngster then it should be responsive enough ,if not mouth again ,i do every beginning of the year just for a day or two ,if necessary,its the same thing with draw reins ,not necessary ,again its the mouth thats at fault [...]