Ellen Whitaker joins Hickstead Nations Cup team for first time in over a decade

Ellen Whitaker has been selected to represent Great Britain on home soil for the first time in over a decade. The Yorkshire rider received the call-up for the Nations Cup squad at Hickstead next...

EV Breeding: Big-Tour horses made an appearance in Eventing last week

Ballaghmor Class (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST) out of Kilderry Place (ISH) and bred by Noel Hickey, Co Limerick, and Quarrycrest Echo (ISH) by Clover Echo (ISH) out of Royal China (ISH) by Cavalier...
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Chef d’Equipes and journalists wants the same thing

Sometimes the line in between Chef d'Equipes and media is very thin and not always for good reasons. A Chef d'Equipe that gets bad press is likely to not take liking of any kind...

Ultimate Strength & Conditioning Guide for Horses: Dressage

Despite the many uncontrollable factors out there that limit riding time — severe weather or injury, to name a few — a horse’s strength and fitness are vital in any riding discipline. Not only...

Horse & Hound’s definitive guide to equine vaccinations: all you need to know

If you aren’t sure about what vaccinations your horse needs, when they should be given and how often, then Horse & Hound’s definitive guide contains everything you need to know“Equine vaccinations are important to...

App to help emergency services reach riders in hard-to-find spots

An app that can pinpoint a phone to a 3m square anywhere in the world is hoped to help emergency services reach people in rural areas. A number of emergency services are now using...
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What book titles describe your life as an equestrian

I love this graphic. I particularly relate to Broke, Broken and Bedraggled. As for the titles I’d write? Never say it can’t get worse or Mystery Lamenesses and the Treatments you can Try or...

Bone-related swelling detected in 44% of horses in study

Horsetalk.co.nz The next step is to determine whether these changes are associated with bone micro-damage, linked to serious racehorse breakdowns. Bone-related swelling detected in 44% of horses in study -- Horsetalk.co.nz - equine news,...

“Crisis point” for Kenyan donkeys as population wipeout predicted by 2023

Horsetalk.co.nz The demand for donkey skins from China is around 8 to 10 million skins per year but annual supply in China is less than 1.8 million. “Crisis point” for Kenyan donkeys as population...
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Aachen World Equestrian Festival Dressage Starts Wednesday

Sönke Rothenberger preparing Cosmo for the Aachen CDI4* that will be only the second competition for the pair since their German team World Equestrian gold medal performance in Tryon last September. © 2019 Ken...

Jump by Jump with George Sanna – Part 6

Missed part one? It’s here. Part two is here Part three is here Part four is here  Part five is here This time, George Sanna looks at the fences that ‘fool’ the horse’s visual sense...