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To rug or not to rug?

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Larissa Chapman, 01 October 2013 13:05

If you are debating whether your horse requires a rug or not, follow this checklist to decide what is right for him:   1. How often you intend to ride - if only once a week and your horse isn’t clipped there is no real reason to rug him up unless he’s a poor doer.  Instead you will have to ...

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Prevent and treat Photosensitisation

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Larissa Chapman, 16 August 2013 15:23

We speak to equine vet Nancy Homewood who tells us about the abnormal reaction, Photosensitisation, and how you can prevent and treat it. Photosensitisation is an abnormal reaction to sunlight that occurs when a ‘photodynamic agent’ such as a plant, chemical, fungi or bacteria in the skin is present in the horse’s circulation due to ingestion or absorption through the skin. ...

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Five steps to join up

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Kelly Marks, 16 August 2013 14:57

Follow Kelly Marks' simple tips to communicate with your horse in his language... 1. Find a suitable enclosure – a 15m/50ft round pen is best, but a school is fine, as is using electric fencing (switched off!) to create a pen. Make larger spaces smaller or block off corners with jump wings and poles. 2. With his headcollar on, bring ...

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Enjoy hacking

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Michael Peace, 05 July 2013 14:37

There’s nothing more exhilarating than a good canter in the great outdoors – Michael Peace is here with tips to help you enjoy riding in the open, safely Blowing away the cobwebs out hacking is one of the thrills and privileges of horse ownership, so don’t be daunted by the prospect of upping your speed when you’re out and about. ...

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Six easy ways to tackle napping

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Joanna Day, 20 June 2013 15:55

Napping is often thought of in terms of a horse being naughty. But when he refuses to leave the yard, or goes so far and then tries to whip round and head for home, he shows another example of separation anxiety. If this sounds familiar, follow British Dressage and British Eventing Accredited Coach, Joanna Day’s tips for success:   1. Work ...

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Tackling ditches

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Katy Islip, 11 April 2013 14:46

Don’t let the fear factor put you off tackling ditches – learn how to confidently clear these rider frighteners in style with this advice from eventer Emily Llewellyn   When you’re introducing your horse to ditches, start small with narrow and shallow examples, and try to avoid water-filled ones at first to keep it really simple. Don’t worry about showing ...

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Herbs for your horse

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Larissa Chapman, 11 April 2013 11:08

Herbs have many nutritional and medicinal benefits for your horse, and offering him herbs is easier than you think, so why not give it a go today?   Top 12 edible herbs - Thyme is great if your horse has a cough or hay fever - Fennel is great for digestion and helps to eliminate excess gas - Chamomile flowers ...

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Improve his straightness

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Katy Islip, 14 February 2013 16:30

Dressage trainer and judge, Vikki Hayton, gives her advice on how to improve your horse's straightness. Assess where you are now by riding down the centre, quarter or three-quarter line and be honest about how straight you are – a straight horse requires a disciplined rider! As you ride around your school think how much weight you have in each hand and ...

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Interview with Carl and Charlotte

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Larissa Chapman, 22 January 2013 15:53

Your Horse writer Larissa Chapman caught up with double gold winning dressage duo Carl Hester and Charlotte Duajrdin and Your Horse Live 2012. Find out why they make such a great team, what they like to get up to in their spare time and who has the worst habbits...

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Fun ride rules

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Larissa Chapman, 01 October 2012 15:13

Before you embark on your fun ride, it’s important to know the rules and regulations. Your Horse's Larissa called Chair of Rides and Rules, Jeni Gilbert, to find out more. - Non Competitive Rides (NCRs) sometimes called training, fun, social or pleasure rides are rides organised by an EGB group or they can be part of a national ride - Group Rides ...

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