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Why take up Horse Riding?

January is upon us again. It is a time for resolutions, for planning and for many it is a time for self-improvement. We hear so much in the media and from the world health organisation about the National obesity problem and about the need to help people t...

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Festival Fever is on the horizon…

As the cold of winter sets in, all of the pieces are moving and forming into the picture that will become the 2017 Cheltenham Festival in a couple of months time. The Christmas period always provides a whole bunch of insights and clues as to the likely co...

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Davina Gray – eventing addict

It’s 5.45am and as the alarm goes I can hear the wind howling and it’s pitch dark outside.  I am  fighting the urge to hit snooze, but Tyrella is in 2 weeks time and the pony needs to be exercised! Welcome to the world of an amateur eventer! So,...

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WHEN TO SAY NO?

I recently read a really good article about training young horses. The author was discussing the Importance of not ‘kicking the can down the road’ when you run into difficulties with your horse. The main theme of the article was that avoidance...

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Feeding Horses in Winter

Unless your horse is stabled year-round, feeding horses in winter requires a somewhat different approach than feeding in summer. Lisa Elliott – equine nutritionist at Smart Horse Nutrition – gives us some insights into best feed our horses in wint...

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