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Get good quality hay

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Justine Thompson, 01 October 2008 14:19

Many horse owners are struggling to get good quality hay following this year’s wet summer.Here we’ve put together some advice to help you identify good forage, with the help of Horslyx nutritionist Dr Cliff Lister.What makes good hay?Good hay will be dried quickly by spreading it out in the field and allowing the sun and wind to dry out the ...

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Get good quality hay

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Justine Thompson, 01 October 2008 14:19

Many horse owners are struggling to get good quality hay following this year’s wet summer.Here we’ve put together some advice to help you identify good forage, with the help of Horslyx nutritionist Dr Cliff Lister.What makes good hay?Good hay will be dried quickly by spreading it out in the field and allowing the sun and wind to dry out the ...

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Elite grooming kit

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Justine Thompson, 30 September 2008 17:15

The new Veredus Grooms’ Box will help you turn your horse out to a professional standard.Grooms for elite riders including Carl Hester, Pippa Funnell and Oliver Townsend have already snapped up the quality boxes filled with Veredus essentials.The practical, sturdy, tall resin grooming box offers plenty of room for kit, potions and lotions, as well as housing over 15 Veredus ...

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New career for would-be jockeys

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Justine Thompson, 29 September 2008 11:34

Every year around a thousand young people enter the racing industry – but only about 20 of them will make it to becoming professional jockeys.Many will drop out, leaving a skills and workforce shortage. The larger race training centres of Lambourn and Newmarket, for example, are now reliant on a high proportion of migrant labour.This is the conclusion of research ...

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Video: Horse camp proves a great success!

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 September 2008 12:19

This summer the BHS North West region held a bespoke Horse Camp for its Gold members. Organised in conjunction with Active Rider and subsidised by the BHS, this inaugural camp was heavily subscribed with 40 horses and riders travelling to Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre in Cheshire for a weekend of horsey fun and education. Participants enjoyed a variety of non-competitive ...

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Video: Dressage star for evening show

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Justine Thompson, 24 September 2008 14:10

Olympic dressage supremo Richard Davison will be weaving his own special brand of equestrian magic at the Your Horse Live evening performance on Saturday.As coach to the Beijing Olympic team, and three-times Olympic rider himself, Richard is well-placed to offer the best training advice. He’s also a firm believer that dressage should never be boring, so you’re in for a ...

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HUNTER TRIALS Little Crosby Chasers

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Caroline Basnett, 22 September 2008 14:46

HUNTER TRIALS - 26th October 2008 At Little Crosby Chasers. Cottage Farm Virgins Lane Little Crosby Merseyside L23 4UD Junior and Senior - novice and open Send SAE for entry form or download from www.littlecrosbychasers.co.uk Entries close 20th October For More info call 07526 791153

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Have you used a treeless saddle?

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Amanda Stevenson, 19 September 2008 17:20

Have you ever used a Treeless Saddle? The Your Horse team would like to hear about your experiences if you have. Do you love them or hate them? Would you use a treeless again? Have they made a difference to your horse or pony? If you are willing to share your feedback with us, please submit your comment online below or email editorial@yourhorse.co.uk, with ...

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City & Guilds qualification in Natural Horsemanship now on offer

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Amanda Stevenson, 04 September 2008 14:14

City & Guilds NPTC and Parelli have joined forces to introduce an exciting new qualification for all horse lovers. The ‘Foundation Certificate in the Theory Behind Natural Horsemanship’ will provide an introduction and understanding of the theory ofNatural Horsemanship. It includes knowledge of basic skills and safety aspects of horse handling, on the ground and on the horse's back and will provide an ...

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Snuggy Hoods help South Wales Mounted Police horses shine

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Amanda Stevenson, 27 August 2008 15:04

Snuggy Hoods is helping South Wales mounted police force keep their fleet of grey horses gleaming, with their famous Spick & Span rugs and hoods. Acting Sergeant Sharon Hier explains: “The hoods and rugs are ideal because they help to keep our grey horses clean which cuts down the number of hours they spend in the wash bays. Keeping the horses looking ...

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First winter with my new horse...

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Anonymous, 22 August 2008 13:38

Last winter was the first winter with my new horse, and I absolutely loved it! My first pony was able to be out all year, but my new horse was to be stabled at night. At first I was worried I wouldnt cope, having to go up twice a day and juggle my gcse's but as soon as I got into the routine it ...

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