AskHQ: To clip or not to clip…

Q: Should I clip my horse this winter or not?  A: As winter approaches, many riders choose to clip their horses, but do you really need to and is it…

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AskHQ: Flocking

Q: What are the different kinds of flocking in saddles? A: There are several types of flocking that are commonly used in saddles. Below are the main types: White wool…

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AskHQ: Saddle fit

Q: Can a badly fitting saddle cause behavioural problems in my horse? Answered by Farryn Day A: Absolutely! Along with correct trimming of the feet and regular dental work, the…

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AskHQ: Swayback

Q: What is a swayback?  A: A swayback is a hollow back, that has a dip between the withers and loin area. This type of back is usually too long…

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Half-pads
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Half-pads

Nothing can compete with a balanced and well-fitting saddle that provides comfort and freedom of movement for your horse. However, it can be tricky to find a perfectly fitting saddle…

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Back to Basics 2

By Charlotte Bastiaanse Contact and connection   The majority of well-schooled horses ‘accept a contact’, but what does that actually mean? A misconception as old as time is that if the…

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HQ Photographic Challenge Category 3

?HQ'S PHOTOGRAPHIC CHALLENGE?   CATEGORY 3: ACTION SHOTS ? For this category, we want pics of your horse in action! These can be under saddle or loose at liberty... Send…

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