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Your Horse is now on facebook!

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Harriet Linton, 15 July 2008 12:37

That's right! You can now become an official Your Horse fan on our facebook page. Become a fan right now and you'll be the first to know about everything to do with Your Horse. Whether it's new features in the magazine, up-and-coming events such as Your Horse Live, or what's going on online, we'll send you regular updates so you're kept in the ...

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Your Horse is now on facebook!

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Harriet Linton, 15 July 2008 12:37

That's right! You can now become an official Your Horse fan on our facebook page. Become a fan right now and you'll be the first to know about everything to do with Your Horse. Whether it's new features in the magazine, up-and-coming events such as Your Horse Live, or what's going on online, we'll send you regular updates so you're kept in the ...

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NEW BHS Welfare Code of Practice for shows

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Vanessa Butterworth, 14 July 2008 14:05

The British Horse Society, in conjunction with the British Equestrian Federation’s Welfare Group, has launched a voluntary code of practice to set out acceptable welfare standards for horses at shows and events.It was devised as a result of the number of concerns reported to the BHS Welfare Department regarding the treatment of horses at shows. Lee Hackett from the BHS ...

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Saddle up for the Bra Back Ride!

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 15:04

August 2008 sees the launch of a new event to raise funds for Breast Cancer Campaign – the Bra Back Ride. Women of all ages are invited to mount up and gallop across Salisbury Plain for either 8 or 14 miles, in their bra! Sports bra company, LessBounce.com, are behind the initiative, building on the success of Pink Aerobics which to ...

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Sue and Eggbut's Diary

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Your Horse, 23 June 2008 16:08

A Your Horse reader and her loaned cob pony spill the beans about their attempts at dressage stardom.You can see more photos of Sue and Eggbutt in the Schooling for Success feature in issue 309 of Your Horse.Who is Eggbutt?A cheeky bay gelding (no white markings, hooray!) with a love of grass and unknown parentage.  Until nearly three years ago ...

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Joy after grief

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Anonymous, 23 June 2008 11:08

This is a story of hope for those who are grieving the loss of their horse. I lost my beloved mare almost exactly two years ago, I was completely devasted and unable to function properly for a long time. However, I was compelled to contact the breeder of my mare, just to let him know. Next morning at 8am he ...

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Whatever happened to the Win a Horse runners up?

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Imogen Johnson, 20 June 2008 15:00

Are you wondering what happened to our Win a Horse runners up? We’ve been in contact with Sue Bennitt who’s been telling us all about her new horse. Sue entered the Win a Horse competition, already a horse owner, looking for a young Highland to bring on for showing and dressage. Having been pipped to the post by winner Liz ...

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Horse Whispering

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Kara, 18 June 2008 10:42

I had been having trouble with my ex showjumper Hennessy being very agitated and generally misbehaving. After exhausting all other means to discover what was causing the problem including spending a costly amount of money on a back specialist i was told about a horse spiritualist in the area named Julie who had apparantly had great success with various horses ...

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BHS warning over horse thefts

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Your Horse, 09 June 2008 16:29

The British Horse Society is advising owners to be vigilant following a spate of thefts of gear and equipment. It has received many reports over the last few days of stolen horses and people acting suspiciously around them. Internet forums are buzzing with speculation and text messages reporting incidents have been circulating widely. These incidents usually involve photographs being taken ...

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A First For Europe

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Terrie Heid-Brazier, 06 June 2008 15:11

Docs Summer Sky, 8-year-old mare bred by Sovereign Quarter Horses and owned and trained by Terrie Heid-Brazier for the past seven years, has become the first horse in Europe to achieve an AQHA Superior Open All-Around award (pending confirmation of official show results by AQHA). Sky won her 50th Open All Around Championship at the East Coast Quarter Horse Circuit ...

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Check your horsebox and trailer before travelling this summer

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Amanda Stevenson, 05 June 2008 16:28

ESS is warning people travelling with horses to be extra vigilant as they take to the roads. The breakdown service provider is expected to attend nearly 4,000 breakdowns this summer alone. The competition season is typically one of the busiest periods for ESS and, according to the organisation, many of the breakdowns that cause such disruption on the roads are ...

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