AskHQ: Hot-blooded vs cold-blooded vs warm-blooded horse?
Hanoverians are considered warm-blooded horses.

AskHQ: Hot-blooded vs cold-blooded vs warm-blooded horse?

Q: What is the difference between a hot-blooded, cold-blooded and warm-blooded horse? A: These terms are used to group the different breeds of horses (loosely) according to their temperament (NOT…

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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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AskHQ: Western riding and the OTTB

Q: Which Western riding disciplines are OTTBs suitable for, if any? Answered by Farryn Day A: I am an absolute Thoroughbred fan and I believe that they can do anything!…

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AskHQ: Nutritional issues OTTB

Q: What nutritional issues should I be aware of in my new OTTB? A: Australian nutritionist Dr Nerida Richards, the resident nutritionist at FeedXL.com, explains that a Thoroughbred who is…

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What is a warmblood?

A Warmblood is the result of cross-breeding between pure-blooded horses such as English Thoroughbreds and heavier farm horses to produce a horse for a specific function and purpose such as…

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Bronwyn Short on Derby day
Bronwyn Short and Fountain of Love going over the St Andrew's Cross

Bronwyn Short on Derby day

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]ynamite comes in small packages and so can be said of the gutsy and talented Bronwyn Short who will no doubt come out firing come derby day 1 October. “We…

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Is the young horse right as a first horse?

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hy is it that young horses often seem to end up as a rider’s first horse? The answer is simple: they’re affordable. Most riders don’t want to spend an outright…

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Investing in a thrill and a dream
The TBA is inviting anyone with an interest in horse racing to a free information session

Investing in a thrill and a dream

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]e it the excitement of watching your Thoroughbred approaching the starting gate on race day, or the lifestyle afforded to South Africa’s glamourous horse racing fraternity, owning a racehorse is…

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