Western riding is becoming increasingly popular with more and more people taking the reins and enjoying this casual, yet demanding riding style. Equitex have created the perfect Western Saddle Pad to compliment the western saddle and protect the horse’s back.
The western saddle is very different from the classic dressage saddle, and... Read More
Cavalor FreeBute Gel is an intense gel which can be used for swollen legs, painful joints and sensitive or overworked muscles and tendons.
The externally applied gel is packed with natural ingredients. It contains a unique mixture of eight essential oils, including eucalyptus, lavender and tea tree, which are known for their... Read More
The average body temperature of a horse is between 36 and 37 degrees. Under load, the body generates energy, and this energy is then converted into heat.
In order to maintain their body temperature horses and ponies then dissipate the excess heat.
This is done in two ways - once through the lungs... Read More
The Centre Line have just announced their exclusive UK distribution of the Wave Red Light Therapy Pen 2.0. These cleverly designed pens use red light therapy to support your horse without any side effects, enabling them to perform at their best. This is an incredible bit of kit using the latest... Read More
Leading British equestrian riding surfaces manufacturer Martin Collins Enterprises Ltd is lending their support to those in need - Strength and Learning Through Horses, a small charity with big ambitions. As official suppliers to the London Longines Global Champions Tour, part of the Fibretrack surface, on which the world’s elite showjumping... Read More
The Pony Club Mounted Games have a new title sponsor for 2022! Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) are thrilled to welcome Naylors as a valued sponsor and look forward to working together on one of the most exciting competitions of the week.
When asked why they decided to sponsor at HOYS,... Read More
THANKS to an innovative collaboration between the Society of Master Saddlers, The Horse Trust and Redwings Horse Sanctuary, new online training has been made available for saddlery fitters looking at emerging welfare issues.
The training provides saddlery fitters with guidance and understanding of the current government legislation in this thought-provoking area of... Read More
After winning Olympic gold and Badminton in the past 12 months, eventing hero, Laura Collett, is without doubt on top of the world.
And in a special episode of Rudall Rides With, presenter Jenny Rudall gets the lowdown on Laura’s rollercoaster journey as they highlight this summer’s BHS Ride Out UK campaign,... Read More
As well as the very best eventing action Osberton comes alive at night with a host of entertainment planned at this fantastic end of season party.
The event runs from September 29 to October 2 and incorporates the prestigious British Eventing Young Horse Championship.
The team at long-time supporter and sponsor British Polo... Read More
For the second year running Pony Club teams will head to Osberton International – 29th September – 2nd October, to battle it out in the Animalintex® Pony Club Mounted Games.
Taking place on Sunday, October 2, both junior and senior teams comprising of five riders will be showing off their skills during... Read More
The Equisafety Mercury Jackets’ luxury mix of reflection and vivid fluorescent material will provide you with maximum safety and style. You have to see it to believe it!
The Illuminating and technically advanced glass like exterior will reflect light directly back to its original source, making your job effortless and glamorous at... Read More
Leading manufacturer of first aid products, Robinson Animal Health is delighted to welcome Vet, Harriet Deeming BVSc MRCVS to their team.
As well as working as a vet for Rase Veterinary Centre, Harriet is also an event rider in her spare time.
Growing up in a house full of animals and developing a... Read More
Industry Conferences and Seminars All Set For
Osberton International Horse Trials A SERIES of forward thinking business conferences and educational platforms are included in a packed schedule at this year’s Osberton International Horse Trials organised by the team at BEDE Events.
Running from September 28 to October 2 at the picturesque Osberton... Read More
During short, explosive efforts such as show jumping and cross-country, the horses’ muscles obtain energy mainly from glucose and glycogen.
Starches and sugars are good sources of glucose and provide short, explosive bursts of energy.
This glucose is also broken down again, releasing lactic acid, the amount of which depends on the intensity... Read More
As a summer of fun approaches Woof Wear are pleased to launch a range of new competition accessories, perfect for riders of all levels and disciplines. Event Number Bib Featuring infinity loop straps, eliminating the untidy and flapping excess straps, and an elasticated waist for the perfect fit. The... Read More
BETA International, sponsored by Neue Schule, will be launching two exciting new features at this year’s exhibition – the New Product Showcase and New Product Awards.
These additions to the leading equestrian trade exhibition, being held at NAEC Stoneleigh on 11-13 September 2022, will recognise and reward the innovation and excellence shown... Read More
Is your horse or pony good at getting covered in stable stains however clean his bed?
Cavalor Bianco Wash is here to help and is fantastic for white and grey horses that need to be super clean, especially for the show ring.
Whether it’s stubborn grass or stable stains that need removing this... Read More
Ranch Rider Adds Jordan To Its List Of Riding Holiday Destinations Leading riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider is adding Jordan to its collection. This is the tour operator's first foray into Asia, the new horseback adventures offer opportunities to follow in the footsteps of the Nabateans and the Bedouin.... Read More
Want your horse to shine the next day, but don't have the time, or the inclination, to wash him again?
Found a stain that you missed and no water on hand, or don't want to wash your horse with cold water?
Then new Cavalor Bianco Spray is the answer!
Cavalor Bianco Spray contains white... Read More
Riding on the roads these days is rubbish, so move here!
With direct access to bridle paths in the area and a recently installed 40 x 20 sand and fibre manege, this immaculate property in Stagsden, Bedfordshire means you can ride to your hearts content and never have to worry about drivers... Read More
As legislation to ban the export of British live animals for slaughter makes its way through parliament, and the EU reviews regulations around long-distance horse transport in Europe, there is renewed focus on the mental and physical toll a journey can take on any equine.
However well-travelled horses are, research shows that... Read More
At Warwickshire College University Centre, we love to share our Equine Degree level student success stories. Jojo Charman & Tia Greenwood both successfully achieved the 1st4sport Level 2 certificate in Equestrian Coaching (General Riding) during their degree in Equine Performance at WCUC in November 2021, and was awarded to... Read More
British Horse Feeds consultant nutritionist, Dr Tom Shurlock, talks about dehydration and how it can impact on the horse. He offers some tell-tale signs and gives some advice on how we can aid hydration through nutrition. Possibly one of the most unnoticed disorders in the horse is dehydration. Obviously,... Read More
Meet our saddlery tutor, Line Hansen. Line is from an equestrian background and has always been interested in crafting things, her journey to becoming a tutor at Capel Manor College is certainly an interesting one! When did you realise you had a gift for craftsmanship? I never thought of... Read More
We care deeply about our older horses, many of us having had them since we were children. They’ve seen us through everything from Pony Club Camp to affiliated competition, and with veterinary medicine making great advances, and the revolutionary diagnostics and treatments that are now available, our veteran horses are living... Read More
UCAS Clearing is officially open – which means there’s still time to apply to study your Equine Performance Degree at SMB College Group’s Brooksby Campus. Taught by industry-expert lecturing staff in state-of-the-art facilities, Equine Performance degrees at the college’s Brooksby campus are designed to help students to hone their... Read More
Veredus Citro Shield Spray is a must have product to have in your everyday grooming kit this summer.
The natural spray offers protection against flies through its ingredients citronella. lemongrass, geranium and cinnamon.
The hypoallergenic fly spray creates a protective shield over the horse’s coat.
Shake before use and spray abundantly at a distance... Read More
Wound dressings are an essential item for any first aid kit. They encourage a wound to heal more rapidly and help prevent the risk of infection and scarring.
All dressings should be non-toxic, non-allergenic and suitable for the wound type - no single dressing is appropriate for all wounds and all stages... Read More
Speedi-Beet from British Horse Feeds is a non-heating beet pulp feed that can provide guaranteed hydration for horses and ponies through the summer months. When soaked, it holds five times its weight in water and each bag holds approximately 125 scoops of soaked feed, meaning not only does it guarantee added... Read More
Plans are well underway for this year’s Osberton International Horse Trials set to attract the country’s leading event riders to this autumn fixture.
The event runs from September 29 to October 2 and incorporates the prestigious British Eventing Young Horse Championship.
This year’s cross-country course follows an exciting new route across the Osberton... Read More
What should I expect from my saddle fitting appointment? Is there anything I need to do to prepare my horse?
There are two types of saddle fitting appointments – to buy a ‘new’ saddle or to check your existing saddle. For simplicity I will cover the latter, buying a saddle.
For the saddle... Read More
Blind international dressage rider Verity Smith has joined Team Equisafety as the latest brand ambassador.
Verity is well known in the sport of para dressage, but is also highly regarded as a campaigner, singer, songwriter and author.
Over the years, Verity has also been selected to compete internationally as part of the French... Read More
This is the time of year where digestive issues can be prevalent for horses, coming out of a long lockdown and travelling to competitions. Their normal feed routines are disrupted, turnout is restricted, and it can be overwhelming with external stimulation from an unfamiliar environment. All these factors can upset the... Read More
HorseLight are delighted to announce they are the official UK stockist of Infrapower products by broholm.biz. These ingenious products harness the power of light therapy, with both red and infrared light, to treat pain and inflammation in horses.
The Infrapower Hoof Bell is a clever device which sits around the hoof to... Read More
The new Denise T-shirt is a timeless classic from the Spring Summer 22 Cavallo collection.
Made from 95% cotton, the comfortable T-shirt is super stylish with a glittering Cavallo logo featured on the chest.
The breathable T-shirt is available in a range of summery colours.
For practicality the T-shirt is machine washable.
Available in Dark... Read More
The new Daisy Polo Shirt from Cavallo is unique in its design, featuring a ribbed narrow stripe in contrasting colour collar that will fit neatly under any hoody or jacket.
Made from functional, breathable cotton the sporty polo shirt features a button placket that can be closed with Cavallo press studs.
Finished with... Read More
The British Horse Society launches ‘Look Out for Laura’ campaign aimed at improving attitude to horse riders. The British Horse Society (BHS) is urging drivers to humanise horse riders with the launch of it’s ‘Look Out for Laura’ video campaign. This is an extension of the hugely successful ‘Dead Slow’ campaign... Read More
Did you know that you no longer need to take a test to tow a horse trailer?
This change to the law, combined with the cost of living rising at an unprecedented rate, has led to horsebox and trailer manufacturer, Equi-Trek, seeing a huge increase in the demand for trailers.
Years ago most... Read More
Looking to rid those pesky flies?
Citro Shield Gel from Veredus is a fly repellent gel, non-toxic and hypo-allergenic, made of citronella, geranium and cinnamon.
Specially formulated for use on delicate and sensitive areas such as eyes and muzzle.
The gel is safe for use on skin abrasions.
To use, apply a thin layer to... Read More
Veredus Shampoo Sheen provides a nourishing and silky tangle free finish that will have your horse and pony looking super smart this summer.
Shampoo Sheen degreases, cleans and nourishes coats of all colours.
The special formula with “sheen effect” makes the coat soft, bright and shiny with a lustrous gleam.
To use, wet the... Read More
New Cavallo Damira Quilted Gilet
New for the summer season from Cavallo, the Damira Quilted Gilet is the perfect wardrobe essential for layering up over a t-shirt or long sleeved top. The sporty lightweight quilted waistcoat with trendy oversized hood is filled with fake down for optimum comfort and warmth.
Designed with riders... Read More
The autumn celebration that is Osberton International is just around the corner, and the box office is now open. Following the success of last year, the event is once again free to enter, with a charge for car parking, so get yours booked today. It’s your chance to get close-up and... Read More
The Carbon Gel Absolute Boot from Veredus by Marcus Ehning has been developed to provide the very best protection, by extending the protective surface of the gel and carbon from the flexor tendon to the fetlock in an innovative inverted Y shape.
The carbon outer shell is not only ultra-lightweight, it is... Read More
In this article Sprenger Bitting Consultant, Lindsay Middleton looks at the new Satinox range and why the collection has been developed.
The new ergonomically shaped Satinox bits from Sprenger are made of high-quality stainless steel and are characterised by excellent workmanship and tested material quality.
Explains Lindsay: “For riders wanting the expertise and... Read More
With breeding, diet, rider techniques and knowledge we have almost reached the limit of perfecting our horses’ condition for competition. This is where light therapy comes in; to boost serotonin levels and give your horse that winning edge.
HorseLight have developed an advanced light therapy system that is worlds apart from ordinary... Read More
Taxi! The July Racecourse, please… Discover Newmarket hails new black cab for tour guests Your carriage awaits: Discover Newmarket's new cab at Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa
Visitors taking a tour with Discover Newmarket (01638 501122, https://discovernewmarket.co.uk) will be able to explore the home of horseracing in style thanks to the... Read More
The Luca Grip Breeches from Cavallo tick all the right boxes for modern riding tights with a look of classic breeches.
The breeches are breathable, quick drying and dirt repelling to guarantee comfort, style and practicality.
The breeches have a comfortable high waist with belt loops and are made from compression material which... Read More
It goes without saying that in the horse world today matchy matchy is as popular as ever whether that is matching accessories for your horse or even combining horse and rider styling.
With Covalliero it’s not just about matching horse and rider collections, children can match with their Mum’s or older siblings... Read More
With stressful horses being a frequent issue in the equine industry, Cavalor know that there is no 100% nutritional solution for stressed horses because they all react differently. However Cavalor’s innovative product, Cavalor Take It Easy Forte has fast become a go to calming product within the dressage, eventing and... Read More
A riding school close to Newport, Pembrokeshire has become the latest equestrian establishment to become an Accessibility Mark accredited centre.
Based in the village of Dinas Cross, Havard Stables offers riding lessons for all ages and abilities and was opened in 2001 by Hannah Mcloughlin and her family.
The centre has been providing... Read More