Dressage for the showjumping horse
Strive for controlled forward impulsion and straightness

Dressage for the showjumping horse

Text: Shari Michaelis While showjumping might seem like a ‘point and shoot’ discipline to some spectators, a good showjumping round requires much more from the horse than just clearing the…

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AskHQ: Vettings

Q: What is the difference between a two-stage and a five-stage vetting? A: A two-stage vetting is limited to just a standing examination of the horse and a brief assessment…

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Anel Pelser – Riding Instructor

HQ caught up with Anel Pelser, Riding Instructor, to find out about her services: HQ: As a freelance instructor, do you specialise in a specific discipline or do you teach…

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The five freedoms

The five freedoms are a set of internationally recognised and commonly adopted animal welfare standards. They outline what we as animal owners or carers must provide for the animals in…

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AskHQ: Horses in art

Q: Why is the horse much less common today in art than he was previously? A: Horses have appeared in works of art throughout history, but the number of horses…

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The Callaho Dream

On this cold and wintery day, we all need something heart-warming ❤️. This video from Callaho Warmblood Sport Horses has really put a smile on our faces. Enjoy this insight into the…

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A walk down memory lane…

As many of us would usually be at Easter Festival this weekend, we thought it would be a good idea to take a little walk down memory lane and enjoy…

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AskHQ: Bars

Q: What are the bars? A: It is easiest to think of the bars as the parts of the hoof that, rather than finishing the circle formed by the hoof…

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