Protecting your business

Posted: 18/07/2019

If you have recently taken the steps to start your own business, congratulations on this exciting move! Working for yourself can have some amazing benefits, choosing more flexible hours, working with people who inspire you and avoiding those long commutes to an office. We imagine your head will be swimming with... Read More

Feeding for performance when staying away

Posted: 18/07/2019

Hot weather, combined with the physiological stress of travelling and competing, can increase the risk of dehydration in horses which is likely to compromise performance and recovery. In addition to this, staying away from home results in changes in daily routine that can also have a negative impact on digestive health... Read More

Stars line up for Nations Cup thriller at Hickstead

Posted: 17/07/2019

The international entries are in for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain at Hickstead (26 July), and it looks set to be a thriller with many of the world’s best riders lining up. The USA makes a much-anticipated return to Hickstead, following their last victorious visit in 2014. Jessica... Read More

Lion King Inspiration: Set-jetting On horseback

Posted: 17/04/2019

With the CGI version of The Lion King due out this week, plenty of set-jetters will be looking to book a trip to Tanzania's endless plains, the movie loosely based on the Serengeti. And, claims riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider, there's no better way to see the national park's wildlife than... Read More

Leather Care with Veredus - Curium Soap

Posted: 17/04/2019

Whatever the time of year, whether enjoying the summer sun but dealing with the drying effects on leather, or coping with the cold and wet of winter which leaves tack damp and at times muddy, good saddlery care is essential to help it last a lifetime. The Veredus Biocare leather care range... Read More

Countryfile to Salute RDA in its 50th Anniversary Year

Posted: 17/07/2019

BBC Countryfile is to honour RDA in its 50th anniversary year with a programme dedicated to the charity and its work. The episode, which airs on Sunday 28 July, includes an interview by with RDA’s President, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, conducted by broadcasting legend and long-time Countryfile presenter John... Read More

Cavalor Switch – Helping Season Skin Irritations

Posted: 17/07/2019

Is your horse or pony prone to seasonal skin irritations, summer eczema or sweet itch? Cavalor Switch can be used to help the issues and is especially useful when skin becomes inflamed. Summer eczema or sweet itch usually occurs each year and goes hand in hand with dermatitis – inflammation of the skin. The... Read More

Swish Bedding named as the NEW Bedding Supplier for HOYS

Posted: 17/07/2019

As the NEC prepares to welcome some of the world’s top equestrians to Horse of the Year Show across five days of action in October, Grandstand Media Limited are delighted to announce Swish Bedding as the new Official Bedding Supplier for the Show. Swish... Read More

Side Saddles – and all you need to know!

Posted: 16/07/2019

Q & A on side saddles... What are the differences between the three main stirrup safety fittings? The most important thing to consider before riding side saddle is safety. One of the foremost considerations is if the worst happens, and you fall from your horse, that you will become immediately detached and not... Read More

Abbey England – Did you know?

Posted: 16/07/2019

Founded in 1982 by the late Gerald Brown and his family, Abbey England is still a true family business. Based in Cheshire, it has risen from humble beginnings to establish an enviable reputation for supplying high-quality materials for a wide range of manufacturing, commercial and leisure businesses, both home and abroad. Abbey England... Read More

UViator – the Solution for Summer

Posted: 15/07/2019

Kensington Equestrian Products are available in the UK exclusively from Shadow Horse and this ingenious fly mask is a great option for your horse this summer. The UViator is the latest innovation in fly masks, it offers 90% UV protection, has a soft inner fleece lining and with the world's only double... Read More

Robinson Animal Healthcare Support U18 Champs At Frickley

Posted: 12/07/2019

Leading manufacturer of equine first aid products, Robinson Animal Healthcare, is delighted to be sponsoring the U18 Championships at Frickley Horse Trials, (25th – 28th July 2019). Robinson Animal Healthcare is the brand synonymous with many household names in horse owner’s first aid kits including the legendary Animalintex®, which is the... Read More

Bolesworth Golden Ticket Prize!

Posted: 12/07/2019

As the countdown begins to the Bolesworth Young Horse Championships, 14th-18th August, the show is celebrating the very best of British breeding, with the chance to WIN a truly unique prize. Purchasers of Bolesworth Golden Tickets will have a once in a life time opportunity to WIN a British bred 3-year-old... Read More

Equipe Aluminium Stirrups

Posted: 12/07/2019

Suitable for all equestrian disciplines, the Equipe Aluminium Stirrups are a light and functional mode of stirrups. Beautifully designed for a stylish look, they also deliver on performance. Made from aluminium, the stirrups are equipped with anti-skid stirrup tread, drilled to allow easy cleaning. The 30° inclination of the hole through... Read More

Rising stars competing at Bolesworth Young Horse Championship

Posted: 12/07/2019

World Class Young Riders Head to Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Many of Britain’s rising stars are set to compete at the new Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show. With a prestigious Under 25 Series running - the show has attracted a stellar list of the country’s leading young riders including Alfie... Read More

Press Accreditation Open for Horse of the Year Show

Posted: 12/07/2019

Press accreditation for Horse of the Year Show 2019 is now open. This year’s Show will take place at the Resorts World Arena, Birmingham’s NEC from the 2nd – 6th October and hosts a line-up of National and International Showjumping Classes, Dressage and a multitude of top class Showing Championships as... Read More

Why should you use a Wound Hydrogel?

Posted: 12/07/2019

When the skin is damaged as a result of a wound your horse loses its first line of defence against infection. Even a small cut can quickly become infected if not cleaned and treated properly. While many horse owners still believe that a wound should be allowed to dry out, the opposite... Read More

New hay feeders from JFC Equine

Posted: 12/07/2019

JFC Equine Launch innovative solutions for manageable hay feeding JFC Equine are please to introduce their new teardrop hay feeder range to expand their existing portfolio. The new hay feeders have been specifically designed to slow down feeding which has benefits including reduced stress, lower risk of ulcers, easy to fill, easily... Read More

Bucas 3/4 Boots

Posted: 12/07/2019

The Bucas ¾ Boots are made of tough outer fabric and a Stay-dry inner lining, with cushioned padding to fully contour to the horse’s legs. They are shorter than the Bucas 2000 Travel Boots and have three straps on the front and back boots and are great for horses who do not... Read More

Cavalor Cool Sens Concentrated Liniment

Posted: 12/07/2019

Cavalor Cool Sens is a concentrated liniment containing a mixture of essential oils used to wash, refresh and cool the horse’s body, muscles and legs. It is the ideal wellness treatment if you want to spoil your horse after a hard training session or competition, especially on a hot summer’s day. Cavalor Cool... Read More

Lecturers pen publication to help porky pets

Posted: 08/07/2019

Porky pets are being lent a paw to slim down by two college lecturers. Victoria Bowes and Helen Coleman from the Warwickshire land-based specialist college Moreton Morrell have penned a book called The Management of Pet Obesity, offering guidance for vets to help small animals, exotic animals and pet birds. Helen Coleman... Read More

Dr David Marlin talks...Advice for horse owners in hot weather

Posted: 08/07/2019

ADVICE TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR HORSE SAFE IF YOU ARE TRAINING & COMPETING IN WARM OR HOT WEATHER... Acclimatisation If the weather suddenly becomes warmer, don’t attempt to try acclimatise your horse by exercising it in the hottest parts of the day if you are competing within a few days.... Read More

Safeguarding training a priority

Posted: 08/07/2019

It may not be on your mind every day, but the British Equestrian Federation places high priority on safeguarding and expects all staff and volunteers providing riding or horse management opportunities to have an up-to-date safeguarding training certificate. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. In previous years, safeguarding training was a source of... Read More

Your Horse Live - exclusive ticket offer!

Posted: 08/07/2019

Your Horse Live returns on the 8-10 November, Stoneleigh Park for more unmissable performances and unbeatable shopping. See Charlotte Dujardin in action every day at this year's show plus shop the UK's biggest equestrian shopping event. Don't miss Charlotte's performance - guarantee your seat in the Beta Arena with a Standard Plus... Read More

Be wise about wounds - Top Tips from Redwings

Posted: 08/07/2019

How are your first aid skills? As flight animals, horses are prone to injury and most owners will have to deal with a wound from time to time. Some may be minor, some may be more serious, but being prepared and having practical skills to draw on will help you to... Read More

Featured Equestrian Property July 2019

Posted: 08/07/2019

FABULOUS EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY set in grounds extending to approx. 5.34 acres in total, comprising paddocks, stabling, manège, storage, ample parking including space for a horsebox. Located in Hollington village Derbyshire, this handsome stone built grade II listed residence provides spacious accommodation set over three floors including 4 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms... Read More

NAF International Horse Trials welcomes Teddy The Shetland!

Posted: 08/07/2019

One of Instagram’s most influential ponies will head to this year’s event, taking place 7-11 August. Teddy the Shetland, a diminutive palomino with an enviable Instagram following of over 100,000, will attend this year’s NAF International Hartpury Horse Trials. In his role as event mascot, Teddy will take up a number... Read More


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