Good turnout – Showjumping
Showjumping turnout is considered to be more ‘relaxed’ than disciplines such as showing

Good turnout – Showjumping

The subtleties of show turnout can make or break a good performance in the ring, particularly when it comes to showing. Even in dressage and showjumping, you can give yourself…

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Equestrian property – rent or buy?
Making the decision to move? Should you rent or buy?

Equestrian property – rent or buy?

Renting a house or buying your first equestrian property can be an intimidating and stressful period in your life. All the terms and conditions and hidden costs involved can turn…

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Hoof faults
Get to know your pony’s feet

Hoof faults

Just like people, horses have differences when it comes to the shape and size of their feet. For some, a hoof fault can result in strain on the legs or…

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Show prep for the long term

Showing is definitely the glamorous side of equestrian sport, focusing on beauty, type, conformation, rideability and presentation. Adding in all the little extras and knowing how to make the best…

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Safe horse handling
It doesn’t have to end in tears

Safe horse handling

Regardless of whether you are working with a horse or a pony, almost any equine will be bigger, stronger and heavier than you are, which means that without knowledge of…

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Want to be a horse safari guide?
Close encounters with amazing animals

Want to be a horse safari guide?

The African continent is known for its excellent game-viewing opportunities, and what better way to get up close and personal than on horseback? Horse-riding game safaris are becoming increasingly popular…

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