Winter warming up and cooling down

A proper warm-up and cool-down are especially important over the winter period. Low temperatures mean your horse’s body needs longer than usual to warm up to a working temperature. Warming…

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Faithstone Stud and Livery Yard

HQ caught up with Lara Coldbeck to hear about Faithstone Stud and Livery Yard- the yard she runs with her business partner Nikki Austen. HQ: Tell us a bit about…

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AskHQ: Show jacket fit

Q: How do I know if a show jacket fits correctly? A: Show jackets are important (and often expensive) pieces of kit and really can complete your riding look. As…

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AskHQ: Time to ride

Q: How long do you actually have to wait to ride after feeding your horse? Asked by May Clarke A: This depends on the type of feed, the amount and…

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Pridey’s Lockdown Lamentations Day 13

Friends! How are we all?! Felt I'd best check in, and make sure you're all keeping your spirits up!? It's been fairly quiet here. My mother appears to have lost…

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Aids vs cues

Text: Hayley Kruger There is no single correct way of training a horse – for years there have been people who follow different schools of thought, like the French versus…

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