Hartpury student Francesca Bradley has her sights set on following in the footsteps of some of the country’s top riders after gaining selection to British Dressage’s Young Rider Progress Squad. Francesca, 18, and new horse Baldovino have quickly found their feet in the discipline having only been competing together for... Read More
Hot Togs has expanded its Thermolite and Knee Length Socks ranges by adding a new colour – lilac. The new lilac shade is available in size 4-8 in both Knee Length and Thermolite styles. Thermolite Socks contain 59% Thermolite yarn for outstanding warmth and comfort, and finish mid calf. They’re moisture... Read More
If your horse has to go to the vets it may have one of a number of types of scan: ultrasound scan, bone scan, CT scan, and MRI scan are the most common. Each type of scan allows the vet to create an image of part of the body, and... Read More
WITH eight demonstrations a day, the Parelli Interactive Savvy Area at HOYS was certainly a popular place to be!
From learning about the Parelli Seven Games to Horsenality the arena was packed with interesting talks and advice on how to create a better bond with your horse or pony.
The sessions were led... Read More
Hartpury is showing its total commitment to clean sport by working towards the highest level of anti-doping accreditation. An action plan has been submitted to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) setting out how Hartpury will continue to raise awareness among its elite athletes and all students and staff. If successful, Hartpury is likely... Read More
A sore bottom is jokingly synonymous with riding horses , but the truth is that many riders both amateur and professional , from all disciplines, suffer in silence from rubbing and chafing of their softer parts! Help is at hand thanks to Claire Galer and her innovative company, Derriere Equestrian ,... Read More
NEW Equerry Cool Cubes and Mix are ideal for horses and ponies in light work.
‘Non-Heating’ the cubes and mix are a low energy, high fibre formula and are suitable for horses and ponies that tend to be sharp or fizzy.
Both contain low levels of sugar and starch and include added vitamins... Read More
The Nettex Mini Range has everything a horse needs to look and feel great and is kind on your pocket too! Being small in size you can squeeze them in to that stocking and small in price yet BIG on quality and value – these products make the perfect Christmas gift.... Read More
Why use Hemcore/Rapport/Flaxcore Bedding?
What sets Hemcore/Rapport/Flexcore apart from other bedding materials is that they have a very high absorbency that results in a bed that stays drier longer. They are capable of absorbing far more moisture than either whole straw or wood shavings, and any wet areas that do... Read More
Moorland Rider’s popular Girth Buckle Wash-Bag has been redesigned to make it even easier to use. The Girth Buckle Wash-Bag helps to protect the washing machine’s drum during a cycle and also prevents the girth’s buckles making that ‘clanking’ noise as the girth spins inside the machine. It’s made up of... Read More
The Avante is a range of value turnout rugs developed exclusively by Masta. For everyday comfort, the Avante range is practical and affordable.
The Avante 340 Fixed Neck Turnout, is a heavyweight turnout. Made from a 600 denier Oxford polyester outer fabric which is fully PU waterproof and breathable coating with taped... Read More
Ideal for Christmas are the Masta travel boots and tail guard. These will keep your horse protected, safe and comfortable whilst going on any journey. The boots are made from tough outer fabric combined with soft fleece lining for durability and flexibility. Featuring hook and loop fabric covered fastenings creating strength,... Read More
The new Cottage Craft Wentmore Saddlecloth will have your horse or pony dressed to impress this winter thanks to its bright colourways and high specification. An ideal gift for Christmas.
This quilted saddlecloth is made from high quality polycotton and is cut to a high wither pattern to relieve wither pressure.
The lightweight... Read More
Add some Christmas sparkle with the new Cosmic Dual Layered Full Neck Fleece Rug. The super cosy dual-layered rug is perfect for winter. The overlay of heavyweight anti-pill fleece along the horses back creates a 500gsm section which minimises heat loss and creates a warm and comfortable environment for your horse.... Read More
'Our language is simple. Our nutrition is serious’ is the message that The Pure Feed Company is sending out this Autumn. Not only is the company launching new fresh and unique branding, but from October the full range of Pure Feed products will be available to order through Countrywide stores... Read More
Lara Dyson and her striking KWPN-approved stallion, Cyden Bodyguard Moorland, enjoyed a successful weekend at the British Dressage Home Internationals, held at Arena UK in Lincolnshire. The pair finished second place overall in the Advanced Medium section, just 0.5 of a point away from first place. Lara and Bodyguard were competing... Read More
Busy combining her passion for dressage, standing three stallions at stud and working for builders Cyden Homes, Lara Dyson was the proud winner of the Amateur Owner Rider Award at the recent Le Mieux British Dressage National Championships, held at Stoneleigh Park.
The award goes to the highest placed amateur owner/rider who... Read More
The Equit M Crown Saddle Pad is the perfect gift for any king or queen of the saddle this Christmas. With a satin binding and enhanced with elegant braid and shiny lace, the Crown Saddle Pad will make any horse or pony look fit for a royal procession. The Equit M... Read More
Make someone’s Christmas with the Harry Hall Legend Cosmos Bling Riding Hat. This light weight riding hat features a front ventilation piece and breathable padded lining. Covered in soft micro fibre, the Cosmos Bling riding hat has a unique central black glitter material section to brighten up the dull winter months... Read More
THE Black Country Saddles Atherstone Girth is made to the highest level offering comfort and a superior fit for the horse this Christmas. With exceptional stitch work, the girth has been designed with long strap ends to allow a greater width of strap/billet arrangement. The Atherstone Girth has easy fastening stainless... Read More
Over the last 12 months, Protexin has seen huge expansion within its number of employees, having created seven new posts alone within their human health sector, and their equine brand is no exception. Equine Premium are pleased to introduce their two newest Territory Managers, Kirsty Holmes and Jessica Bowen.
Covering the South... Read More
Ranch Rider offers an extensive collection of ranches where guests can participate in cattle work, but the latest addition to the riding holiday specialist's portfolio comes with a fresh twist on the more usual cowboy fare. Based in Colorado and owned by the Nature Conservancy, the 103,000 acre Zapata Ranch... Read More
TopSpec are delighted to announce sponsorship of The Arab Horse Society Marathon on October 25 and 26. The start and finish is staged at Larkhill Racecourse and the race itself takes place over the wide open expanse of Salisbury Plain. Billed as a very tough challenge for the horse, Salisbury Plain... Read More
Hiho Silver is delighted to announce that the new Pearl And Knot Snaffle Bracelet is back in stock, after its debut at Burghley caused a complete sell out! The stunning new design combines sterling silver tubes, knots and snaffle detail with pearls…blending two of Hiho’s best-selling ranges together. “Our snaffle range... Read More
Susannah Boanas and her sister-in-law were the lucky winners of a trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, donated by Alltech to help raise funds for World Horse Welfare. The trip was part of an auction at a charity polo day in aid of the charity and... Read More
Jacqui Edwards of Stamford, Lincolnshire is the latest winner of Alltech’s global search for equine heroes, the second winner in the past three months to come from the UK.
Voted for by fans from all over the world, of the Equine Hero facebook page, the UK is proving itself to be a... Read More
Champion’s high-tech range of riding helmets and body protectors have been trusted to keep riders of all ages and abilities safe and protected for 35 years - from Olympians to Grand National winners to weekend hackers. Now you can enjoy the same level of performance from your clothing with the launch... Read More
Working sheep farmer, Sam Evans and her 14-year-old Toptimist Utopia secured a convincing win in the EquestrianClearance.com BRC BE80(T) Championships at Brooksby Melton College Horse Trials.
Based at Warnford in Hampshire, Sam and the 16.1hh, bay gelding, won Section F and have had a rollercoaster of a few years together with Sam... Read More
It’s that time of year again. The hunters have come in, fat and happy after their summer break, actually having some sun to bask in! A relief to all to have a normal spring and summer after a couple of years of very odd seasons.
The repairs are rolling in so... Read More
Is your horse or pony prone to bacterial infections, such as cracked heels, or over reach injuries? Give bacteria the boot with the Equi-Med Ag Antibacterial Heel Boots. Like no other product on the market, the patented Equi-Med Antibacterial Heel Boots have been designed with an advanced dual action combining activated... Read More
It’s often said that knowledge is power, with this is in mind the Equine Learning Zone at Your Horse Live offers advice from leading equine experts, bringing learning to life, all under one roof.
Following its success in 2013, this year’s Equine Learning Zone will be packed with experts from a range... Read More
The Zing 450 Fixed Neck Turnout is an ideal super heavyweight rug to keep any horse snugly this winter. The rug features a high grade waterproof and breathable coating to keep your horse comfortable, with fully taped seam, to ensure any horse stays dry in the unpredictable winter weather. Made from... Read More
The Masta Regal 425g Stable Rug is ideal to keep your horse warm in the stable, made of twin channel quilted 420 denier polyester fabric. The rug is really warm and cosy, with 425g of heavyweight thermal filling and is lined with soft polyester. Its also includes anti-rub satin lining at... Read More
Stand out from the crowd with the new Chelsea 300 Turnout Fixed Neck. Make sure your horse is protected this winter, with this amazing rug from Tottie. The stylish turnout is made from 600 denier waterproof and breathable ripstop polyester material. With 300g of filling and lined with soft polyester, to... Read More
AS part of their growing commitment to support equestrian events throughout Ireland, TopSpec will be supporting the three-year-old classes at next year’s Balmoral Show. Held in Balmoral Park in Lisburn, the event is held over three days, May 13 to 15 with the three-year-old classes taking place on the first day.... Read More
Selenium is an important trace mineral, not just because of the number of significant roles it plays in relation to equine health but because horses intake will vary according to your location. As well as aiding muscle function, this mineral affects immune status, fertility, growth and the body’s ability to repair... Read More
Sarah Hammond and her 11-year old daughter Millie enjoy spending time with their pony Bob. Now 17-years-old, the 13.1hh gelding still loves jumping and does Millie proud, with the two of them being very successful together in both show jumping and dressage competitions. The family has owned Bob for nearly three... Read More
Parelli professionals Rachel Morland, Vicky Manser and Larisa Tasker put on a fascinating demonstration at this year’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. Working with Phoenix, Fluke and Ellie the demonstration brought to life the journey with their horses so far and how over time, the problems, issues and fears they arrived... Read More
HAVING watched an inspirational Parelli demonstration last year, when she saw a national competition to win natural horsemanship training, horse owner Helen Bates decided to enter. Based in Maidstone, Kent, Helen a Project Manager for a water company couldn’t believe her luck when she was chosen as the lucky winner from... Read More
Moorland Rider is delighted to introduce the Gift Horse Bag – a bag that’s ideal as a gift bag and also makes a superb gift just as it is! The bag is made using natural cotton, so it’s reusable many times over, and features a bold, eye-catching equestrian print in purple... Read More
The super colourful KTY5 A-Day rug range will certainly help you to brighten up your horse or ponies wardrobe this autumn.
The new collection, aptly named ‘5 A-Day’, boasts some bright colour ways including colours Apple and Grape along with the more traditional Navy with a hint of fruit.
A healthy lifestyle for... Read More
Stuck on what to buy your loved one this Christmas? Look no further than the WHIS (Wireless Headset Instruction System) exclusively from Classic Dressage.
Gone are the days of heavy belt units, bulky buttons and crackling reception with this state of the art system. The WHIS transmission and reception is of studio... Read More
IT’S not long now until HOYS 2014 and the excitement amongst competitors and visitors is on the up.
A highlight of HOYS is a visit to the Caldene Arena, always packed to the roof with spectators and a buzz like no other – it’s a destination stop that never disappoints.
Rachel Bowles of... Read More
Mirrors for Training is delighted to welcome a new kind of mirror to its collection, a Stable Mirror, which is now available to buy online. The Stable Mirror is 3ft x 2ft in size and is lightweight, made using acrylic, safe and easy to install. Mirrors can help horses that suffer... Read More
HorseHage-sponsored para-dressage rider, Bert (Roberta) Sheffield, was a popular winner of the KBIS Para-dressage Grade III Championship at the recent LeMieux British Dressage National Championships at Stoneleigh. Bert was riding Double Agent (Darcy) owned by Frances Sheffield and scored an amazing 70.81% to take the crown. Darcy was bought by Bert... Read More
Building on the success of the three printed styles, Talolo Boots has launched a new style of cowboy welly for this autumn - Urban Snakeskin. These new wellington boots have a mock snakeskin finish and are made with high quality black rubber. The boots are ideal for those looking for a... Read More
A delighted Lara Griffith and the Dr Bechtolsheimer-owned Rubin Al Sad were in winning mode at this year’s LeMieux National Dressage Championships when capturing the prestigious TopSpec Intermediate ll final.
Now 12-years-old and known as Rufus at home, Lara’s broad smile said it all and she was over the moon with his... Read More
HOYS qualified show horse, Chique and her right hand companion, Lily have been in the picture lately after modelling the exciting new range of KTY 5 A-Day rugs.
Unable to keep the dynamic duo apart, the inseparable pair appeared together during the photo-shoot at show rider and producer, Sarah Ambler’s yard near... Read More
AN increase in membership, a host of new initiatives, a busy 12 months for the President and a fascinating tour of The King’s Troop RHA in Woolwich, London were on the agenda at this year’s Society of Master Saddlers’ annual general meeting. The day started with AGM matters including a report... Read More
WITH ambitious plans to expand into the Far East the team at Cannock-based Black Country Saddles are developing relationships with the China-Britain Business Council to assist them in their efforts.
The export strategy is being carefully worked on and has led to BBC Midlands Today visiting their new premises, interviewing Managing Director... Read More