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Dressage at the British Open

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Justine Thompson, 14 January 2009 15:33

Top dressage riders Andrew Gould and Daniel Timson are to entertain the crowds at the British Open with a Pas de Deux to music, choreographed especially for the show.The two internationally acclaimed dressage riders will showcase their skill and creativity in the bespoke display. They are currently rehearsing the routine and deliberating on the perfect music to thrill the crowds ...

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Dressage at the British Open

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Justine Thompson, 14 January 2009 15:33

Top dressage riders Andrew Gould and Daniel Timson are to entertain the crowds at the British Open with a Pas de Deux to music, choreographed especially for the show.The two internationally acclaimed dressage riders will showcase their skill and creativity in the bespoke display. They are currently rehearsing the routine and deliberating on the perfect music to thrill the crowds ...

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Horses as therapy

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Justine Thompson, 10 December 2008 11:17

All horse owners know how therapeutic it is to be around their animals – and now there is a therapy centre offering just that.Equine Assisted Psychotherapy has been developed in the US and imported into Britain. Now it is available at a therapy centre in Gloucestershire and – according to The Sun newspaper – footballer Gazza is one of the ...

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New names at Horse & Country TV

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Justine Thompson, 09 December 2008 15:30

Equestrian channel Horse & Country TV has appointed a new MD and non-executive chairman, as well as receiving fresh funding.The channel, available at 280 on Sky, has received funding from Hemisphere Capital LLP, the London-based partnership of Heather Killen, formerly of Yahoo! Inc, and currently a non-executive director of ITV plc.  Ms. Killen becomes the non-executive chairman of the two-year ...

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Video Exclusive: Win a Horse Winner Liz Knight and Dino's First Dressage Test

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Imogen Johnson, 04 December 2008 09:00

Win a Horse winner Liz Knight has been preparing for her first competitive dressage test on Dino and you can see how it went. We went along to offer some moral support and videoed their test for all you Your Horse fans to view. We can all agree the pair look great and it’s easy to see that they’ve got ...

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Sorrow over Call Again Cavalier

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Justine Thompson, 02 December 2008 15:01

Organisers and backers of the Express Eventing International Cup have expressed their sorrow at the loss of a beloved eventer.Mary King’s 16-year-old gelding Call Again Cavalier had to be put down following a fall at the 12th fence of the cross-country phase of the new event, which was held at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on November 30.Earlier in the ...

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Class for veteran show jumpers

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Justine Thompson, 26 November 2008 17:20

Veteran riders will get their chance to shine at the KBIS British Equestrian/BSJA National Amateur & Veteran Championships.The event at Arena UK in Lincolnshire on December 3-7 is for all levels of amateur rider. Classes will be from 90cms through to the 1.20m Grand Prix and, for the more mature rider, the Veteran Grand Prix. Riders will compete against each ...

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I miss my horse Mondays

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Justine Thompson, 25 November 2008 09:00

Mondays are a bit miserable when you’ve gone back to work after spending a whole weekend with your horse.So, to cheer ourselves up, we’ve thought of a great new idea – ‘I miss my horse Mondays!’The idea is that, every now and again on a Monday, we will have a little bit of a competition or a bit of horse-related ...

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I love my pony

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Philly29, 17 November 2008 20:58

Ths is going to sound really really soppy but I dont care :P It just hit me the other day th Phill was mine (I have owned her for 7 months)> After looking after other peoples ponies since I was little I had a always yearned for my own...however after the event I went through with Phily (her operation) it ...

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Euthanasia for credit crunch horses?

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Justine Thompson, 29 October 2008 15:44

Equine charity The Horse Trust has confirmed that some horse owners are being hit hard by the credit crunch. It says it has recorded ‘unprecedented’ searches for homes for unwanted horses and ponies, and that the only option for some may be euthanasia. The charity admitted that in the past three weeks, since the financial crisis resulted in repossessions, job ...

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Rare Rocky Mountains at Breeds Village

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Justine Thompson, 28 October 2008 09:36

Giant Mules and rare Rocky Mountain horses are just some of the equines you will see at this year’s fab Your Horse Live Breeds Village, in association with Horslyx.For the first time ever the Breeds Village will have its own dedicated building, with American-barn style stabling, to make it easier for you to see and ask about the unusual and endangered breeds ...

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