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Hovis’ Friday diary: ‘Dear Santa, please can I have a new home for Christmas’

Dear Diary Well she’s back. Mum didn’t stay “byed” for very long and re-appeared last weekend like a unwanted relative at Christmas – full of opinion, bearing naff presents and having an unhealthy desire...

3 Keys To Successfully Body Clipping Your Horse, Presented by Wahl

By Becky Shipps Body clipping isn’t all about looks. Sure, a fresh clip can make any horse look show ready, but body clipping can play a major role in keeping horses in heavy work...

Thoroughbred Industry Outrage – what is to be done?

by Christopher Hector (for my non-Australian readers, here is a link to a report of the shocking mistreatment of Thoroughbred racehorses at a slaughter house, as revealed on the current affairs program, ) I...

Dan Sherriff: Where are all the boys? *H&H subscribers*

For many years now, I have been noticing how few boys are getting involved in dressage at a younger age. It concerns and frustrates me that there are many talented young male riders out...

Lone Jörgensen, Double Olympian for Denmark, Makes Debut Under Australian Flag to Win Sydney...

Lone Jörgensen riding Corinna at the Sydney World Cup Grand Prix in the first Big Tour competition for the double Olympian for Denmark and the first international event under the Australian flag.SYDNEY, OCT. 18,...

‘My life has changed beyond recognition’: racing community backs Movember in support of men’s...

ITV racing presenter Chris Hughes and Flat jockey Kieran Shoemark have spoken about their struggles to encourage others to do the same. The pair have teamed up with Movember, the first official charity partner...
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There’s no shame in using a mounting block!

After my accident, climbing onto Zelda seemed even more daunting than before. She’s a large girl and it’s a long way up! Even now, I’m not sure that I could get on her from...

Eventing Stars Take the Stage on Day One of The Dutta Corp. Fair...

Fair Hill, Md. - Dressage took center stage on the blustery first day of The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day (FHI), with both FEI divisions and young horse classes kicking off the championship...

Ask a Pro: Tack Cleaning Routine

Some of us love it and find it therapeutic to clean our tack to a beautiful luster and suppleness. Some of us think it’s a chore before a show and wish we could “I...

The Thoroughbred Thrilling Put Todd Minikus on the Map at the Washington International Horse...

The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) has been where dreams come true for riders of all levels for more than 60 years, and that was never more true than in 1990, when...

Cathrine Dufour – riding the wave of success

Rebecca Ashton talks to one of the most exciting new talents in the world of dressage… Danish dressage rider Cathrine Dufour continues her incredible success. Most recently she took out the bronze...

World Horse Welfare calls for licensing of equine sanctuaries

Horsetalk.co.nz "Those equines that are fortunate enough to be taken in by these organisations often are at their most vulnerable and the licensing of these centres will ensure that they are given the protection...