VISITORS to this year’s TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show can enjoy a host of fantastic ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences.
For 2019, organisers have announced new ‘Audience With’ sessions as well as exclusive Champagne Receptions with Meet and Greets and Coursewalks.
Not only can spectators enjoy world class entertainment in the Main... Read More
The Veredus E-Vento Boots combine maximum protection with comfort to produce a hard wearing protective cross country boots.
They offer a combination of microperforated neoprene AEROX and 3D mesh ducted fabric for great ventilation to help keep legs cool.
Robust polyurethane foam pads help to reduce shock felt upon impact.
The boots are lightweight... Read More
Pairing great style with functionality makes the new quilted Cavallo Opus jacket a wardrobe essential for this winter.
This short, loose fitting ladies jacket is designed to keep riders warm thanks to the down fill, high neck and elasticated cuffs and base to keep the warmth in.
Perfect for the yard environment, the... Read More
The 2019 Australian International 3 Day Event highlights are now available exclusively to subscribers worldwide on Horse & Country. Australia’s only CCI five star event never disappoints with its vibrant city centre back drop in Adelaide’s picturesque East Parklands, as world class horse and rider combinations battle it out for the... Read More
The fourth day of Olympia, The London International Horse Show provided top class sport and entertainment from the outset, with another exceptional day for Great Britain. William Whitaker, fresh from victory in last night’s Cayenne Puissance, took the opening CSI5* Show Jumping competition of the day, The Shelley Ashman International Shipping... Read More
Race Night returned to Olympia, The London International Horse Show on day five of the Show, with fast and furious action throughout. The Markel Jockeys Jumping in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund saw Bridget Andrews' team of girls beat their male counterparts, including Sir AP McCoy, as a selection of... Read More
Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs brought his storming year to a close with a superbly ridden win in the eighth leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™.
The reigning European Champion, fresh from a big win in Geneva last weekend, was second to go in a six-horse jump-off and pulled off a brilliantly... Read More
The penultimate day of Olympia, The London International Horse Show featured two top-class FEI World Cup™ competitions in Show Jumping and Driving, where the world’s best athletes went head-to-head in thrilling performances which wowed the crowds. The FEI Driving World Cup™ presented by Eurofip International was once again dominated by Australia's... Read More
Olympia, The London International Horse Show concluded in spectacular fashion, with the world’s top Show Jumpers in action in the Turkish Airlines Olympia Grand Prix, which was won by Britain's Scott Brash. Meanwhile Emanuele Gaudiano demonstrated why he is known as one of the fastest riders on the circuit with a... Read More
DOUBLE DELIGHT AS WHITAKER AND PENDER SHARE PUISSANCE SPOILS
The third day of action at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, welcomed the world’s best show jumpers to Olympia Grand. Seven of the top ten riders attended, with Britain’s Holly Smith getting the Show off to a flying start by taking the... Read More
The Bucas Quilt 150g Stay-dry is a super versatile stable rug that can be used on its own or as an extra layer underneath a Bucas turnout or Bucas stable rug. With stay-dry lining, it can be put on a wet horse as the material wicks the... Read More
The new Kalifornia Dressage Saddle from Equipe is part of the E-Carbon collection.
The carbon saddle tree has been completely redesigned to better enfold the rider’s pelvis and is characterised by a taller cantle which improves the rider’s support.
The innovation also concerns the design of the rider’s knee rolls, specifically studied to... Read More
These super stylish breeches are designed with high quality micro-fibres and cotton to make them breathable and extremely comfortable with 4-way movement. The stretchable textile leather full seat enhances performance in the saddle while the ElastoSoft material on the leg cuffs ensures these breeches are free from irritating pressure... Read More
Trainer Chris Bogues offers tips for riders on maintaining a healthy back and detecting ‘movement patterns’
With many of us over-indulging at Christmas, moving around less due to time off work, and even getting in less riding over the new few weeks, there's a chance when we get back in the saddle,... Read More
BRITAIN REIGNS SUPREME ON FIRST NIGHT OF OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
The World's best Dressage riders were out in force on day one of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, where Charlotte Dujardin was crowned winner of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix supported by Horse & Hound.
In addition... Read More
THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY MOUNTED REGIMENT ARRIVE AT OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
Olympia, The London International Horse Show, taking place from 16-22 December 2019, brings almost 400 horses to central London for elite international competitions, equestrian displays and performances. As the UK’s largest indoor Show, and the only Show to host... Read More
Racehorse trainer reports anecdotal evidence of steamed hay’s benefits while renowned Purdue veterinarians sort encouraging findings from new research on respiratory health. Joe Davis has been a successful Thoroughbred racehorse trainer for 30 years and has always understood the common-sense correlation between healthy respiratory function and performance. Oxygen transferred from the... Read More
Get set for success in 2020 and beyond with NLP and Time Line Therapy® from Tara Punter PR
In an exciting development that will deliver brilliant benefits to her clients, Tara Best, founder and director of leading rural and equestrian PR company Tara Punter PR, is delighted to announce she is... Read More
World Class Equestrian Stars Head to the TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show
Excitement is building as world class equestrian stars are confirmed in the line-up for The TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show at the M&S Bank Arena – December 28 to 31.
From the very best showjumping in the TheraPlate UK... Read More
Top class speakers lined up for the 2020 International Eventing Forum.
If you plan to compete to win in 2020, or coach riders of any level to competitive success, the International Eventing Forum is a must attend for you.
Taking place at Hartpury Equine, Gloucester on Monday 3rd February, IEF20 brings together some... Read More
Personalised equestrian perfection in a new gift box for the junior riders in your life Hooves & Love’s latest addition to their brilliant collection of equestrian-themed gift boxes has been designed to delight our younger horse lovers. Just like the rest of the brand’s gift boxes, the Young Rider’s Gift Box... Read More
Horse & Country is set to live stream the best riders in the world as they head to the banks of Lake Geneva for the last Rolex Grand Slam Major of the year.
Riders face the ultimate challenge in one of the highlights of the showjumping calendar at this prestigious venue.
This world... Read More
Inspirational RDA Rider Receives Award from The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers
It was a day to remember for Richard Brumby when he received an award from The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers at Ingestre Stables, based in Stafford.
Richard, who is deaf and blind and has Asperger’s Syndrome rides with the Stafford Riding for... Read More
This Christmas banish your horse’s winter woes with a ‘wow’ by feeding Aloeride! Alongside daily grooming and good hygiene practices, this organic aloe vera supplement can help maintain healthy skin and hooves and encourage a shiny coat from the inside out. Aloeride not only helps to promote healthy skin, condition hooves,... Read More
Looking for some fabulous Secret Santa suggestions or Super Stocking Fillers? Then, Equetech has some great ideas for the horsey friend or family member in your life: The Equetech Crystal Plaiting Bands make great stocking fillers and are designed to fit over your horse’s elastic plaiting bands for ‘bling in the... Read More
Launched at SPOGA, the new Economy SilkTouch Crystal Jumping Bat is the perfect Christmas gift for those friends who love some sparkle.
Make a spectacular entrance with Fleck’s Economy SilkTouch Crystal Jumping Bat. A super stylish whip, with black shaft and handle, the grip is wrapped with sparkling crystals and its... Read More
Hooves & Love, who create beautiful gift boxes packed with unique presents for horse lovers, unveil their Personalised Christmas Stocking, ready for the perfect equestrian-themed yuletide this winter! This British-made stocking is crafted from soft cream fabric and decorated with a glittering gold horse head with a fabulous pompom mane. The... Read More
Discerning horse owners know all about the fab range of grooming products UK made by IV Horse, but did you know they also make a unique, premium quality lead rope? Super strong & handcrafted from cotton-feel single spun acrylic fibres that are great to hold, naturally anti-bacterial, do not absorb moisture... Read More
Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt
Handheld, battery operated horse massage mitt.
The quick, effective and easy to use Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt helps to promote relaxation and improve flexibility. For use on muscle groups in the back, neck, quarters and hamstrings. Perfect before exercise as part of warm up. 2 year product warranty.
for more... Read More
At last! Your chance to get your hands on premium quality footwear at affordable prices. Fed up of paying over the odds for the quality you need? Try the new Harrington and Willoughby range crafted from sumptuous, full-grain European leather, with leather lining & latex footbed for support and super squishy... Read More
The Königs Boot Bag is a great Christmas gift. This padded boot bag is essential for keeping your boots clean and in one place ready for action.
It features the stylish Königs logo and allows you to transport and store your boots safely.
For spurs, gloves or other accessories, the bag also includes... Read More
Looking for a fun but essential Christmas gift? Additionally and especially for the UK, MagicBrush has designed a Limited Edition set of brushes in the colours of the British flag with brushes in red, white and blue. The brushes are great for cleaning, massaging and grooming horses, they are also... Read More
Simply Equine is your first port of call for Equestrian DVD's and as an Equestrian Index user, you get a fantastic 10% discount on any order by using the code EQIND 10 at the checkout! We have a brand new website for our extensive range of almost 200 titles covering... Read More
THE SMART BUNKER Product: The perfect storage bin for animal feed.
Whether it is for your farm animal or family pet, the Smart Bunker has an easy to operate dispense lever and it keeps animal feed dry, fresh (first in, first out) and vermin proof. Tester Hannah Rubie-Todd says:
The bunker is sturdy... Read More
For riders needing both a flatwork and stud girth, the new WOW Release Switcha girth provides both! It can quickly be converted from straight to stud girth; and used on all saddle makes. Both forms include a secure attachment point for breastplates and martingales. Combining key features... Read More
Mane ‘n Tail Ultimate Gloss Shampoo from Leading American grooming brand, Straight Arrow Products, Inc, provides the horse with a gentle, deep cleansing wash, leaving the coat soft and silky with a premium, reflective shine. Coats, manes and tails will be shiny, silky and residue-free. The shampoo helps to eliminate dry... Read More
DON’T MISS THE ACTION: OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW ANNOUNCES LIVE TV AND STREAMING SCHEDULE
Olympia, The London International Horse Show announced today the live TV broadcast and streaming schedule which will take the Show out beyond the four walls of the Olympia halls. High viewing demand is anticipated for the... Read More
RDA Winners at the British Horse Society Awards
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) was well represented amongst the winners at the The British Horse Society’s (BHS) annual awards ceremony at Saddlers’ Hall in London.
The BHS Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the society’s volunteers, supporters and partners over the past year,... Read More
The recent wet weather has turned fields across the UK into mud baths and made life very tough for horse owners - and we’re still only on the cusp of winter! If you’re protecting your grassland by restricting the amount of time horses spend out in their field, then it’s possible... Read More
Winter can truly be a difficult time for some horse owners; limited turnout, soggy paddocks, heavy rugs, frozen taps etc. and feeding our horses and ponies can get quite expensive, relying heavily on our valued feed brands. Here Dr Tom Shurlock, consultant nutritionist for British Horse Feeds, offers his advice on... Read More
I doubt anyone reading this wants to think about the potential abuse of vulnerable adults or children. Why would you? The subject is not something anyone would choose to have to deal with or want to be part of their day. Sadly though, abuse whether physical, sexual or psychological, does happen,... Read More
Lower Stunts Green Farm is approached from the road via an in and out driveway, one of the gates being electric. There is a parking area for horse lorries which in turn leads in to a further parking area for cars.
There is a comprehensive selection of Equestrian facilities which include a... Read More
Whether you’re a happy hacker or a professional show jumper having a correctly fitted hat and body protector is essential.
As horse insurance specialists and with help from our friends at BETA we’ve created a handy interactive guide that gives you top tips for ensuring that your riding hat and body protector... Read More
In 2020, riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider will be introducing new ways to embrace Mother Nature on horseback, its latest selection of equine journeys giving you the opportunity to explore North America’s backcountry and Africa’s game-rich wilderness locations. The tour operator is adding ranches and experiences to its Arizona, Colorado, Montana,... Read More
The Saddle Pad Company is proud to announce the official launch of Equitex Saddle Pads at Olympia, the London International Horse Show 16th – 22nd December.
Equitex Saddle Pads have been developed in Italy by Johannes Spitaler, a specialist equine chiropractor and designed to protect the horse’s back from the pressures and... Read More
Train to Win with Ros Canter and Caroline Moore on Horse & Country
WHO better to learn from than current World Eventing Champion, Ros Canter and Team GBR trainer, Caroline Moore.
Horse & Country is thrilled to bring you an exclusive training show from this vastly experienced team following their hit training series,... Read More
The Hickstead Box Office has officially opened, with tickets going on sale for its two flagship international events.
Next season is set to be an extra special year, as 2020 marks 60 years since the All England Jumping Course first opened. After the inaugural Hickstead events were held in 1960, the showground... Read More
Horse & Country, the leading international equestrian sports network, announced today the launch of a new 24/7 channel scheduled for early 2020. Named H&C Free, the service will be completely free to view worldwide, featuring programmes from H&C’s four core genres: Sport, Training & Learning, Entertainment and Documentary. H&C Free will... Read More
Leading Event Riders Set to Thrill in Exciting John Oates Horseboxes Eventing Grand Prix Final
FROM Olympic eventing legends to some of the country’s rising stars, the M&S Bank Arena at the TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show is set to be turbo charged for the John Oates Horseboxes Eventing Grand Prix... Read More
Whether you're out in the field, hacking, schooling or undertaking yard duties, the Equetech Winter Collection has made winter and horses just a little more bearable! Whether you're schooling or hacking this winter, the Equetech Arctic Thermal Under Breeches are your secret weapon against cold legs! A plush cosy lining... Read More