Great Reads

Great reads from the greatest news stories and editorial reads from around the equestrian globe touched up with a little bit of shopping. What ever can go wrong..

7 things owners of older horses always hear

While we are certainly only as old as we feel, when your horse or pony turns 15 he’s officially classified as a veteran. And although you think you horse has definitely aged like a fine wine, when your beloved reaches the twilight years you may start to become familiar with …

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True Facts About Equestrians

By Lydia Mindling Equestrians are a funny group of people with one thing in common: we love horses. So let’s laugh at our oddities. When a baby screams/cries – we freak out. When our horse freaks out, we are calm, collected, and soothing. Our favorite weekend is a weekend at …

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Andrew Sallis: A very good job done by all *H&H Plus*

Kimblewick hunt 30.10.18 Andrew Sallis ( Jt/Mast & H/Man ) Our long-suffering vale farmers now bid us farewell as we head for the hills and woodland for the twilight of the season. Their relief is only matched by mine at not having to ask them again until autumn. February also …

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5 key relationships you will establish when on a livery yard

So, you’ve just moved onto your new livery yard. You’re seriously impressed with the facilities — an Olympic-sized outdoor school, large well drained all-year round turnout paddocks and some of the best hacking in the county. While your horse is certainly due to be living a happy, relaxed life for …

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Wilton, Retired After Meltdown, Brought Back & Retrained by Anna Buffini to Compete at Big Tour

Wilton being ridden by Anna Buffini at Wellington’s Adequan Global Dressage Festival in the horse’s first CDI Grand Prix and three years after being retired following a meltdown at the same show grounds. © 2020 SusanJStickle.com By KENNETH J. BRADDICK WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 19, 2020–In an amazing transformation, the 17-year-old …

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Inertial sensors on horses put to the test in asymmetry study

Horsetalk.co.nz “It is reasonable to assume that not all horses will have equal hindlimb length, even if the horse is healthy and functioning normally?” Inertial sensors on horses put to the test in asymmetry study — Horsetalk.co.nz – equine news, research, and information

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Rescuing the rescue horses: When good intentions go bad

Horsetalk.co.nz “Anyone can set up a rescue centre, and although these are usually set up with the best of intentions, some struggle to provide the necessary care for the animals.” Rescuing the rescue horses: When good intentions go bad — Horsetalk.co.nz – equine news, research, and information

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