The Wesko Equestrian Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded in memory of Christina Knudsen, has today announced its further expansion via the Young Eventers Pathway which aims to support sixty young riders, between the ages of 21-28 years, with training, education, and support.
The Foundation aims to support young Eventers from every background,... Read More
Breeding and the early stages of a horse’s life are arguably the most influential when it comes to creating your next star. Give them the best chance possible to develop into the competition horse you have always dreamt of with HorseLight. HorseLight is an advanced form of light therapy technology which... Read More
Introducing ‘LIVRAE’, contemporary British riding apparel that embraces every element of equestrian life. This unique brand challenges convention and will transform the way equestrians dress. Livrae clothing is created for real people, those with a deep affinity and love for all aspects of equestrianism who want functional, elegant and modern pieces... Read More
The bray of donkeys may be heard across a particular hillside in rural North Wales this December, as a trio of donkeys are looking to spend their first Christmas in their new home as part of The Donkey Sanctuary’s Rehoming Scheme.
The donkeys, named Crixus, Edric and Ferguson have landed on their... Read More
Many people when talking about falconry from horseback will say they’d love to go to Mongolia to see horses and eagles being used together. But now, with the help of Cavago, you can see these magnificent birds flying at their best, from as close as Devon! Dartmoor Hawking is the only... Read More
We are a bit lost for words today. No, we seriously are.
This mild mannered, sunny, immaculate home just outside Eastoft near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire packs a serious equestrian punch.
Sharpen your elbows and get in there quick because we don’t think this one is going to hang around for long!
And yes, the guide... Read More
"Shut the barn door" may be our knee jerk response when winter arrives, but, in fact, it's better to let some cold air in to maintain ventilation. This is one of a few counter-intuitive tips for helping our horses stay healthy when they come inside during the big chills of winter.
Here's... Read More
Forget all the matchy-matchy saddle cloths and bandages. Don’t waste your money on the latest ‘must-have’ rugs or other latest horse gimmicks which fail to deliver against the heavily promoted claims. This year, why not consider a longer-lasting, eco-friendly, and way more valuable festive offering – a subscription to drdavidmarlin.com? Representing... Read More
We all know that having to work outside during the winter months is significantly harder than any other time of year…especially those long warm summer months which seem a distant memory! Even simple tasks like taking hay to feed in the field during the winter can become a real chore and... Read More
Martin Collins are delighted to be the official surface suppliers to the London International Horse Show for another year. The event will take place at the award winning ExCel Arena in London where a 90,000 strong audience will be able to see the best international competition including three FEI World Cup... Read More
The Centre Line are always looking for new and innovative ways to help improve your horse’s health and performance, which is why they are delighted to bring you the very latest in equine technology and engineering; EquiPod. EquiPod is an easy to use, app controlled therapeutic system for... Read More
Brand new and eagerly awaited is the latest colour from Equitex, Sienna. Available in their unique Velvet (Luxe) which is iridescent, meaning the colour changes slightly with the light. A rich, burnt orange, that looks beautiful on any horse.
This would be an unbeatable, luxury gift for any equestrian this Christmas, no... Read More
Stephanie Duffin admits she didn’t initially use the Forager Slow Feeder that was sent along with Whinney. “I thought ‘OK, whatever’…” says the veterinary nurse and amateur rider in Yorkshire. “I’d never heard of the Forager, so I just put it in a pile of stuff at the yard.”
The mare’s previous... Read More
Ireland’s only elite horse sale, run by riders, for riders, The Monart Sale, this year presented by Sprenger, once again delivered a record sales figure despite global economic pressures.
The 2022 average sale price was up 10.5% on previous years, with an average of €16,896, and six lots breaking the €30,000 mark.
“Once... Read More
Cavago is the first of its kind, a revolutionary online web and app booking platform for equestrian experiences and holidays. It launched in early 2022 and has been quickly attracting hosts, such as riding holiday centres and facilities, all over the world.
With the help of Cavago, an equestrian can search and... Read More
STABLE SCIENCE is a must to promote the health, well-being and performance of all horses. Dr David Marlin’s straightforward approach challenges, disrupts and is reshaping the outdated equestrian education many of us have grown up with. Along with a mighty team of experts, David is helping all horse... Read More
A little Welsh wonder...
Well not so little to be fair, but definitely Welsh and pretty wonderful all round for you and your four legged family! Situated just outside the village of Rhiwbina, in the north of Cardiff, this equestrian property boasts 9 acres, a self-contained yard with 10 stables (3 American... Read More
An exciting schedule of more than 150 speakers will offer new ideas and ways of thinking by sharing their success stories and advice at the Farm Business Innovation Show, to be held at the NEC in Birmingham on November 2nd and 3rd. The show promises to be packed once again with... Read More
By Dr Tom Shurlock, Consultant Nutritionist at British Horse Feeds
Forage is defined as plant material grazed by herbivores, such as horses, including preserved versions such as hays, haylage and silage.
In the UK, this mainly relates to grasses, or cereal fodder, but across the world it encompasses many different species and leys.
However,... Read More
We offer Higher Education Equine Degree Level courses at our Moreton Morrell Campus. Our Degree Level Open Events provide students with the opportunity to speak to our academic staff about how studying with us could open new doors and lead to employability within the industry.
Visit our Degree Level Open Event on... Read More
The world’s largest equine welfare charity, The Donkey Sanctuary, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its state-of-the-art donkey hospital. Since 2017, the donkey hospital at the organisation’s Brookfield Farm near Honiton, has treated over 1500 donkeys, both inside and outside the charity, and has provided training to veterinary surgeons and students... Read More
HorseLight are the official UK stockist of Infrapower products by broholm.biz and have launched this remarkable ‘light therapy’ product just in time to tackle winter stiffness. We all feel a bit stiff and achy during the winter months, research has even proven that exposure to cold causes increased stiffness in both... Read More
Tom Hobday has gained extensive experience throughout his career in both Property and the Equestrian Industry. His achievements include the admirable role as Chef d'Equipe with GB’s Children/Pony/Junior/Young Rider Teams and working for one of the largest high end property agents. Tom now offers a bespoke service, sourcing and selling... Read More
Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, will start a day later than planned so that cross-country day does not clash with the Coronation of Charles lll and the Queen Consort on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The dressage phase will now take place on Friday and Saturday (May 5 and... Read More
The British Horse Feeds Red Dragon Festival of Endurance 2022 was a huge success despite the first day being cancelled due to torrential rain.
The Saturday and Sunday saw lovely bright sunshine and the going, despite the previous day’s weather, was good for the 180 plus horse and rider combinations.
Based at the... Read More
This free e-book offers tips for healthy stabling as the indoor-living season approaches. Mother Nature didn’t design horses as indoor creates. They were meant to roam freely, breathe fresh air and graze most of the day. As herd animals, horses have physical, physiological and emotional needs that are naturally met living... Read More
When it comes to exercise boots, there are three major features to look for: protection, comfort and airflow. With the Exoskeleton exercise boot by Cryochaps, your horse can have all three. Superior Protection Against Strike Impacts
The Exoskeleton has been impact tested against other market leading exercise boots, and the results speak... Read More
When you run an equine business, horses are vital members of your team. Whether you are a racehorse trainer, riding school proprietor or professional rider, horse welfare will be your top priority. Therefore, having an equine vet you can rely on is essential to your business. From birth, routine vaccinations, dentistry... Read More
The thrills and spills of the Animalintex® Pony Club Mounted Games proved a hit with competitors and spectators at Osberton International Horse Trials.
With the games taking place in an arena at the heart of the event site the action really captured the imagination of spectators who lined the arena to enjoy... Read More
Chris Taylor has been appointed as the new President of the Society of Master Saddlers, a position he also held in 2018.
Well-known throughout the industry and with a successful career running Saddlers’ Den in Southport, Merseyside, Chris is a Master Saddler and has run the business for 26 years.
Chris will work... Read More
British Horse Feeds has launched a FREE downloadable guide to help offer advice around winter feeding and management.
The guide is packed with nutritional information and expertise, and looks at potential problems that the cold winter weather can bring.
There are tips to help maintain your horse’s core body temperature and reduce energy... Read More
In an exciting venture for the showing world, Horse & Country and the British Show Pony Society have announced a new partnership for members.
The Horse & Country team is committed to live streaming at some of the country’s major showing events including the prestigious BSPS Summer and Winter Championships and the... Read More
The Centre Line, exclusive UK distributors of Cavaleros riding wear are pleased to announce the launch of Salina X-Support Leggings. These ingenious leggings feature an ergonomic waist band which is angled to provide support to your lower back. The special elastic waist has belt loops and “fake” pockets with... Read More
The Golden Paste Company is offering Free Delivery off everything on their website this Black Friday.
The well-known natural turmeric supplements include Turmeric Golden Paste for Pets, ideal for all round wellbeing and joint health.
Also in the range is TurmerAid™; a pelleted supplement for horses and ponies which benefits joint health, digestion... Read More
Whether on the yard or out riding, the Lin Grip RL Breeches from Cavallo tick all the right boxes.
A classic look, the breeches are breathable, quick drying and dirt repelling that guarantee comfort, style and practicality.
The CAVAGRIP silicone full seat is a great feature to give the rider great grip in... Read More
New for the Autumn/Winter season from Cavallo, the Elexa Gilet is every rider’s must have, perfect for layering up your outfits. The sporty, lightweight quilted waistcoat with stand-up collar and slight waistline adds to the stylish, flattering look. Designed with riders in mind the gilet features a two-way zip... Read More
Worcestershire-based influencer and event rider, Megan Elphick, has joined The Golden Paste Company‘s team of ambassadors. Best known by her YouTube and Instagram handle, ‘Elphick. Event. Ponies.’, Megan is a big fan of natural supplements and has used TurmerAid™ for quite some time. A successful grassroots level event rider, Megan produces... Read More
The Equestrian Index HOYS Trade Stand of the Year awards (TOTY) are designed to recognise exhibitor talents in trade stand dressing and etiquette throughout the show week. All trade stands by way of exhibiting are automatically entered into the awards which have two sections; Best Display 20sqm and under and Best... Read More
LISTEN NOW Episode summary introduction: In this episode we chat to Tim Smalley, Managing Director at Bedmax about how Bedmax bedding came about on a farm overlooking Holy Island in Northumberland, the development of the brand and its unique features, UK raw materials, international markets, Royal warrants and being the first... Read More
The crowds came out in their droves to enjoy an action packed third day at Osberton International.
Sara Squires and the talented grey, Van Kaunitz bought from the Verden Hannoverian Auction, by video, started the day well when heading a fantastic line up in The Howden Way 5YO Championship.
Said Sara: “He is... Read More
The second day of Osberton International Horse Trials saw major stars of the sport head to the top of the leaderboard across the main two sections, the Investec CCI2*-L and BEDE CCI3*-L.
Oliver Townend and Finley Du Loir are set for cross country in pole position for owner Sir John Peace in... Read More
As nights draw in and temperatures cool, this winter brings with it the additional pressure of rising costs and squeezed budgets. Although there are no magical solutions to solve the financial challenges ahead, Redwings shares some cost-saving ideas that can also benefit your horse’s wellbeing. What’s not to like?! Rethinking hard... Read More
Bedding is one of the big costs of horse ownership, so with the cost of keeping a horse rising dramatically, owners – and yard owners – must question their options, without jeopardising their horses’ health. Strawmax straw pellets might offer a low cost, high quality solution… Healthy for horses
Time... Read More
It is that time of year again when we dread the thought of another winter tackling ‘Mud Fever’, also known as pastern dermatitis. It is a skin condition that can cause irritation, soreness, and scabs with moist lesions underneath. Mud Fever is most commonly found on the back of the... Read More
The Brooksby Campus at SMB College Group continues to produce fantastic Equine professionals with its college courses in Equine Management, Rehabilitation, Business and Coaching – and you could be next! A stunning 850 acre estate with a huge heritage of providing Post-16 and degree qualifications across all of... Read More
We’ll be honest with you, we’re only just coming to terms with the fact it’s autumn and the nights are drawing in – the summer months have certainly disappeared in the blink of an eye!
If you’re anything like our horse insurance team, you’re already thinking ahead – instant memories flashback of... Read More
This glorious equestrian property is situated in a stunning position between the villages of Barkisland and Stainland, West Yorkshire. Apparently, it is only the second time the property has come to the market in 70 years and we can see why!
The main house and one bedroom cottage are gorgeous but... Read More
Haygain to Sponsor Charlotte Dujardin's two Through The Levels Masterclasses
Haygain is proud to return as a sponsor of Charlotte Dujardin's Through The Levels: Masterclasses in October. These two special events will take place Saturday, Oct. 1 at Wellington Riding in Hampshire, and Saturday, Oct. 22 at the famous Aintree International Equestrian... Read More
This year’s Society of Master Saddlers’ AGM reported a hugely successful year for the organization with membership at an all-time high.
Said Chief Executive Hazel Morley: “Membership continues to increase and stands at 572, another record, and I am delighted to report that our revised Mentor Scheme, which helps our trainees move... Read More
Robinson Animal Healthcare is delighted to welcome event rider Bubby Upton to the team as an Animalintex® sponsored rider.
Bubby stepped up to the senior ranks in 2021 following huge success as a young rider, wining Gold at the Junior European Championships in 2017, which also helped Team GB to secure the... Read More