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‘Horses changed my life’: Zimbabwean stud worker crowned employee of the year

James Frank from Hascombe and Valiant Stud was crowned employee of the year at the racing industry’s Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards last night (24 February). Zimbabwean James, who has worked in the racing and bloodstock industry for 17 years, won the stud staff award category, and was then …

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Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses

Some developmental disorders can be dangerous and performance-limiting if not treated promptly and properly. The post Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses appeared first on The Horse.

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Discover Your Future in the Equine Industry at Equine Career Night

Equine Career Night is a chance for equine enthusiasts of all ages to explore what career opportunities are available in the equine industry. The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management equine event management class will host a number of exhibitors from the equine community including Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Center, Schleese Saddlery Service, …

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Recently Imported Horses Have Stronger Reactions to Vaccination

A UPenn researcher compared inflammation markers in imported and U.S. native horses with the goal of distinguishing mild vaccine reactions from actual disease in horses new to the United States. The post Recently Imported Horses Have Stronger Reactions to Vaccination appeared first on The Horse.

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Dressage surprise, and a hot battle…

The 12-year-old chestnut stallion Dark Legend (Zucchero x Tango x Doruto, owned by Van Olst Horses) surprised Britain’s Laura Fry in Gothenburg with an impressive score of 81.030% in the Freestyle after her runners-up place in the Grand Prix recorded a personal best. However, it wasn’t this talented partnership, but …

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In Memoriam: Jaap Werners

We are sad to announce that Jaap Werners (79), an iconic visionary in Dutch sport horse breeding has passed away. The son of a farmer, Werners was devoted to the improvement of horses, and provided exceptional leadership with several different boards. Although he began with Dutch racing, his passion for …

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Life lessons from showman Stuart Hollings *H&H Plus*

The leading showing figure talks about his career as a judge, his role as ring-checker and why the marking system changed the way he sourced ponies Stuart Hollings with Katie Jerram Hunnible at the Horse & Hound 135th Birthday Party. In the early days of production, apart from plaiting, I …

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More than 40 horses removed from flooded fields in major rescue mission

More than 40 horses have been rescued from flooded fields in a joint operation between charities, police and a local authority. The RSPCA, World Horse Welfare, the British Horse Society, Bransby Horses, the Blue Cross, Redwings, Northamptonshire Police and Wellingborough Borough Council rounded up 43 horses from land off Irthlingborough …

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8 things we now know about hunting in the mud

We’re galloping towards the end of a particularly wet, muddy hunting season. H&H’s hunting editor summarises what we’ve learnt… 1. It’s nice and soft when you fall off. You don’t bounce; it’s like falling on to a mattress. Sort of. 2. Horses do get used to jumping out of mud …

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The Joys of REAL Winter

By Ellie Woznica As an equestrian who has lived in New England for most of her life and is now living on a mountain in northern Pennsylvania, I am all too familiar with the winter woes of caring for and riding horses through the very worst of the season. I …

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Not just for trotting over: Michael Eilberg shares his innovative use of poles

British team dressage medallist Michael Eilberg shares the innovative ways he uses poles to help develop young horses’ early training, from corners and circles to counter canter and lateral work 1. Arrange poles around your arena as per the diagram, below “I use a three figure approach with my young …

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