Back to Basics 5

And finally, to round of this mini series, here are a few extra exercises you can add to your schooling routine to get you and your precious pony back in…

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Back to Basics 4

Reaction   If you feel like your horse is a little slow in his reactions to the leg , now’s the time to iron out those glitches! Just as the…

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AskHQ: Stable dimensions

Q: What are the minimum recommended dimensions of a stable? A: Expecting horses to stay happy when cooped up for hours in a stable is quite an ask – especially…

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AskHQ: SAWHS

Caption: Thaddeus was one of the first licensed Hanoverian stallions to be imported.  Q: What is the purpose of the SAWHS (South African Warmblood Horse Society)? A: The sole purpose…

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AskHQ: Pilates

Q: Why does everyone recommend Pilates for horse riders? Answered by Bonita de Klerk, Pilates instructor A: Riding requires you to have strong core muscles. The core is made up…

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AskHQ: Melanomas

Q: Is it possible for horses who are not grey to get melanomas? A: Melanomas are much rarer in horses with non-grey coats, but they can and do occur. Unfortunately,…

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