Olympic and European gold medallists are among the country’s leading riders giving their support to an innovative new community campaign in the world of show jumping.
With the Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby Meeting just weeks away, many of the country’s top showjumpers are supporting the project to promote the Hickstead Derby Community.
The Hickstead... Read More
When four-year-old Frosty was unwanted, kind hearted Gill Patrick and her family took him in.
Having been out in a field during the worst of last winter’s wet weather with no shelter or rug, Gill was asked to go and look at the pony with the view to giving him a home.
“I... Read More
The Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby is almost upon us and title sponsor, Equestrian.com, have launched the #hicksteadselfie prize draw for a chance to win a voucher worth £100 to spend on their website.
Many of the world's best riders are enormous fans of the Hickstead Derby, and have joined in to show their... Read More
Minerals, and in particular, magnesium, play a vital role in the diet of the horse, helping to maintain a normal blood sugar level and improving the sensitivity of cells to insulin. Magnesium is also important for the general growth and repair of tissue and assists with blood circulation and transmission... Read More
“I can honestly say the whole Westphalian Weekend experience was so delightful that I didn’t want to come home!” What were you expectations of the Westphalian Auction? Having never experienced auctions outside of the UK I was intrigued to see how this auction would fare in comparison.... Read More
Equimins’ new Gut Health is a concentrated herbal extract containing 14 different herbs to help support gut health in a natural way. The liquid contains quassia, cinnamon, peppermint, cayenne, garlic, chamomile, fenugreek, ginger, mint, fennel, thyme, liquorice, wormwood and clivers. For best results, the company suggest that Gut Health is added... Read More
THE team at Matchmakers International – the home of top clothing brands Caldene, Harry Hall and Tottie – have supported the RDA with equestrian clothing for volunteers and riders, recognising the amazing work carried out by the charity.
RDAhorses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over... Read More
There is no denying the incredible Green family resemblance when you meet Lissa. The infectious giggle and total passion when talking horses shines through. With an extremely polite and charming personality that is completely her own, 2014 is shaping up to be the year to put her in the... Read More
Up and coming dressage star, former Hartpury student Olivia Oakeley, is closing in on British team selection for the European Championships after a series of stunning performances. Olivia and her horse, Donna Summer (Rio), finished up as the top British Young Rider combination in all three tests at the Saumur CDIO... Read More
The East Anglian Parelli Instructor Team put on two highly successful demonstrations in the Equine arena at the Essex Young Farmer’s Country Show.
Lead 3* Instructor Jody Ruysen, joined by 2* Instructor Kim Rayner and Level 4 student Wendy Smith formed the savvy team, supported by 2* Instructor Claire Burgess and Parelli... Read More
Fresh from the success of vitamunch®, Equilibrium Products adds calmmunch™ and fleximunch™ - two exciting new variants - to the munch™ range of healthy snacks with added benefits. calmmunch™
New calmmunch™ is a healthy, tasty, low calorie, low sugar, high fibre cereal-free snack specially designed for excitable or anxious horses and ponies.
Made... Read More
Are you looking for that perfect pair of boots ideal for walking the dogs, mucking out or riding in? Grub’s has the answer and they are not just for winter either!
The Rideline boots from Grub’s are designed for all weathers with the advanced Grub’s technology that comes with every boot.
These boots... Read More
When it comes to horses with injuries and unsightly bacterial skin infections, whether they are happy hackers, top competition horses or racehorses, it can be hard trying to find a treatment that is cost effective, actually works with little hassle and falls within all competition rules across all disciplines. The Equi-Med... Read More
Bespoke saddle manufacturer, Black Country Saddles, is delighted to announce they will be sponsoring one of the country’s leading show riders and producers, Jo Bates. Banbury-based Jo continues to be a major name when it comes to producing show horses with many major wins already under her belt and a lifetime... Read More
We all know that being overweight is unhealthy for humans and animals alike, but for many horse owners a weight control programme is rarely considered until there is already problem. This can result in negative consequences as crash dieting to reduce excess weight is highly unsuitable for the sensitive equine digestive... Read More
Sentomol’s new design H-Trap provides horse owners with an effective, chemical free way to help reduce horsefly numbers this summer season (and future summers), making the warmer months more comfortable for horses and their riders. The H-Trap taps into a horsefly’s need for blood by mimicking the look of a large... Read More
Robert Whitaker closed the international competitions at Royal Windsor Horse Show with a spectacular round of show jumping to claim first place in the Alltech Grand Prix for The Kingdom of Bahrain Trophy. Riding Catwalk, the Yorkshireman had a little bit of luck to help him clip one and a half... Read More
With the summer months looming closer, now is the time to consider how you are going to keep your equine’s stable as hygienic as possible when temperatures soar. During the summer time many horse owners keep their horses stabled during the day to avoid the midday sun. This can be a... Read More
Cross country riders can be ready for action this season with the fabulous new Carrots Cross Country Themed Riding Gloves! The groovy gloves are offered in two different striking colours and come in both adults and kids sizes, allowing fun and funky equestrians to bring some style to their equestrian attire... Read More
The classic polo shirt is an equestrian’s summer-wardrobe-staple, but gone are the days that this traditional appearance can’t be both fun and functional. Ariat’s range of summer apparel includes a beautiful duo of tops, which are the perfect addition to any active rider’s repertoire! Smart and stylish whether you are... Read More
Top showjumper and Ariat Pro Rider Tina Fletcher, who won the Derby on Promised Land in 2011, is encouraging showjumping fans to get behind the new Hickstead Derby Community ahead of this year’s Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby Meeting (26-29 June 2014). Tina modelled the official Hickstead Derby Community polo shirt during... Read More
TOPSPEC Calmer is designed to be fed to horses and ponies with anxious temperaments, particularly those that cannot cope with stressful situations such as showing, travelling and competing.
Not all horses are anxious for the same reason so TopSpec Calmer has been developed with much more than a ‘single ingredient’ approach. It... Read More
World Number One Thrills Windsor Crowd The World Number One was especially delighted with the black Dutch-bred stallion. "After our ride at Saumur I was rather disappointed as he was really tricky there but today he let me help him in the ring," said Charlotte. "I am trying to... Read More
For many horse riders, the prospect of riding like a cowboy and experiencing the Western way of life is high on their ‘wish-list’! Exhilaration, freedom and quick-thinking equine partners are just some of the draws, however for many it is the idea of learning to ride in a new style that... Read More
The Elite Eventing girls were spotted sporting their pink Grub’s boots at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials this weekend. The girls teamed up with Grub’s sponsored rider Ben Hobday to help promote Elite Eventing and proving that the Grub’s boots are super comfy all day long after walking the cross... Read More
Hiho Silver is delighted to introduce the Exclusive Hearts and Horseshoes Friendship Bracelet- perfect for riders and equestrian enthusiasts of all ages. The bracelet is available in four great colours and is fully adjustable thanks to the Hiho Silver toggle. The easy to wear bracelet features two lightly hammered sterling silver... Read More
Dressage rider Lara Dyson is the first to admit that she never imaged herself owning and competing a stallion.
But now, as the proud owner of four stunning stallions, including a gorgeous pony stallion, she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Lara feels that here in the UK people are more concerned about... Read More
The new spring/summer 2014 range from Harry Hall incorporates the season’s latest trends with the practicality of long lasting everyday riding wear. The new Latton jacket is a waterproof and hardwearing jacket for spring. An essential item whether out on the yard, in the saddle or just for best. The jacket... Read More
Top class horses and riders from across the country will be converging on Shropshire later this month for Berriewood Horse Trials which takes place at Berriewood Farm near Shrewsbury on May 24 and 25. Property and business advisors Berrys will once again be supporting the event through sponsorship and everyone... Read More
Looking for smart and stylish casual wear that is bang on trend with this season’s fashion? Look no further than the new Tottie spring/summer collection. The new Howden rugby top from Tottie, is a must have item ideal for wearing whilst down at the stables, or when in the saddle or... Read More
Joanna Heard, from Cirencester Saddlers, has been recognised for her accomplishments through learning by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and the Worshipful Company of Saddlers’ at an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Princess Royal has presented the awards – which forms part of the annual City & Guilds Prince... Read More
Saracen Horse Feeds are continuing their support of equestrian sport with sponsorship packages agreed with two premier competition venues in the UK.
The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe and Patchetts Equestrian Centre, Hertfordshire will both benefit from continued financial and nutritional support from the Saracen team.
Keysoe and Patchetts are key competition centres which... Read More
There are a handful of people in the world who can truly capture the essence of horsemanship - the friendship, the connection, the ability to train without using dominance and ultimately, the beautiful bond between horse and owner. United States based Farah DeJohnette is one of these talented people and in... Read More
This new relationship is the culmination of months of design and development, trial and re-trial by a dedicated team of experts and the UK’s most admired dressage rider and trainer. At the end of 2013, Carl Hester was introduced to Geoff Fieldhouse and his top saddle fitter Helen Stone. Carl tasked... Read More
As part of their finest British made Vinici Range, Black Country Saddles are delighted to announce the arrival of the new Vinici Solare jumping saddle.
Providing an outstanding closeness to your horse, the Vinici Solare jumping saddle is certainly one that stands out from the crowd.
This saddle is high-spec throughout and has... Read More
Ride-away’s new Spring/Summer catalogue is available now…and has been completely redesigned for this season. Each page is jam packed with the best that the equestrian industry has to offer, containing pieces handpicked by the Ride-away team. In addition to the fresh new items, the catalogue has undergone an overhaul, which combines... Read More
WITH a fantastic £1,000 prize, staff at a branch of the Wynnstay country stores are celebrating after coming out the winners of the TopSpec competition held at BETA International 2014. Mandy Dawkes, Equine Specialist at the Wynnstay store in St. Asaph, Wales, was the successful winner and landed the four figure... Read More
Experts from the equestrian world joined students from the UK and beyond to share groundbreaking scientific research at the fourth Alltech-Hartpury Student Conference. Students were invited to submit their own scientific papers that reviewed emerging research within the field of equestrian science. Some of them were then invited to speak at... Read More
Matchmakers International, the home of iconic brands including Harry Hall, Caldene, Cottage Craft, Masta and Tottie, is delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Duff as a Non- Executive Director with effect from today, 1st May 2014. With over 30 years’ experience in the equestrian industry, most recently as Managing Director... Read More
With the outdoor show season now in full swing get the regal look and travel your horse in style with the new Windsor Show Rug from Masta. This super quality, striking suede fleece rug with contrasting detail is sure to keep your horse looking the part as well as clean and... Read More
As the warmer weather dawns, long days out in the sunshine beckon and that means it is time to bring out the summer fashion! Country boots have had their time during the winter and now thanks to a new launch from Ariat, it is time to put the spring back in... Read More
FMBs Therapy Systems is offering Badminton competitors (grassroots and four star) free use of a number of Activo-Med systems throughout the horse trials. The company, who is exhibiting in World of the Horse, is inviting both grassroots and four star competitors to register their interest in using the equipment over the... Read More
ARE you into showjumping, dressage or eventing but would maybe like to learn more about natural horsemanship and how it can help you in the performance world? Parelli instructors in the South East are coming together to put on a natural horsemanship demonstration at the New Forest Show, July 29 to... Read More
As we look forward to the summer months ahead, now is the time we can relax and allow our horses to enjoy long days out grazing with many being turned out 24/7. While undoubtedly most horses benefit from living out, particularly horses and ponies in low levels of work, can you... Read More
DO you know the importance of good digestive health for your horse?
The team at HAYGAIN hay steamers are passionate about the care and wellbeing of your horse and are campaigning to spread the word about the benefits of fibre in a horse’s diet.
Becky James of HAYGAIN explains: “Fibre is essential to... Read More
WITHOUT doubt the Hickstead Derby is one of the most globally recognised competitions in the world of show jumping.
And this year thanks to the launch of an innovative new community concept, you could become a sponsor of this iconic event.
Held as part of the Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby Meeting (June 26 to... Read More
Back in April 2013 when Milton Keynes-based rider, Charlotte Woolhead, and her sister, Ellie, went down the yard to fetch the horses in to go hacking, they were faced with a horrific scene. Dancer, Charlotte’s 13-year-old ex-race horse was standing in a pool of blood, resting a back leg which was... Read More
Grub’s, neoprene performance boot experts, are delighted to continue their support in the eventing world by sponsoring a fence at the recent British Eventing Kelsall Hill Horse Trials held on April 19-21 at Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre. Kelsall Hill offered competitors ‘grass root’ level eventing with BE80 and BE90 classes right... Read More
With many different choices of equine bit on the market, it often takes some time experimenting to find the perfect solution for your horse. Having established themselves as one of the UK’s leading retailers, Saddles Direct are now expanding to offer a full Bit Bank service, which will be launched at... Read More
Ariat is a name synonymous with excellent quality footwear and apparel, as well as being associated with some of the world’s leading riders. Now Trevor Breen and his team have been added to the Ariat Pro rider portfolio and will be representing the leading brand in the show jumping world… ... Read More