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World's first tweed horse outfit

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Becky Statham, 14 March 2016 15:45

Tweed is a well-known choice of clothing at the Cheltenham festival and if you think this rule doesn’t apply to the horses running it, you’d be wrong! Sir Anthony McCoy has revealed the world’s first Harris Tweed suit designed specifically for a racehorse ahead of this year’s Cheltenham festival. The new equestrian fashion range was modelled by veteran racehorse, Morestead, ...

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World's first tweed horse outfit

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Becky Statham, 14 March 2016 15:45

Tweed is a well-known choice of clothing at the Cheltenham festival and if you think this rule doesn’t apply to the horses running it, you’d be wrong! Sir Anthony McCoy has revealed the world’s first Harris Tweed suit designed specifically for a racehorse ahead of this year’s Cheltenham festival. The new equestrian fashion range was modelled by veteran racehorse, Morestead, ...

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Helping people to ride

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Allison Lowther, 11 March 2016 16:49

A nationwide initiative to encourage more disabled people to take up horse riding is going from strength to strength, with the number of riding schools applying for Accessibility Mark accreditation growing. Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), in partnership with Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) participation initiative launched ‘Accessibility Mark’, following a successful pilot scheme in 2015. With 26 ...

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Fancy a challenge?

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Allison Lowther, 08 March 2016 16:30

British Eventing is launching an exciting new regional challenge for grassroots riders The Organisers of Weston Park Horse Trials and Blue Chip Horse Feeds are delighted to announce a new regional competition for 2016, The Blue Chip Central North West BE80(T) Challenge. This new and exciting opportunity for grassroots combinations has been designed to enhance the education of the Airowear ...

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All dressed up

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Allison Lowther, 08 March 2016 16:16

Hiho Silver has added two new pieces to its Equestrian Collection: the Exclusive Sterling Silver And 18ct Rose Gold Plated Complete Horseshoe Necklace and matching Exclusive Sterling Silver And 18ct Rose Gold Plated Complete Horseshoe Bracelet. Both stunning pieces are made up of hand cast sterling silver horseshoes with nail holes for that authentic touch. Each 1cm horseshoe has been ...

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All wrapped up

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Allison Lowther, 08 March 2016 16:00

If you’re a lover of the current matchy matchy trend, you’ll love these new turquoise bandages from Woof Wear. This funky colour will brighten up your riding this spring. These luxurious fleece polo bandages are suitable for schooling, dressage warm-up to provide some extra support around your horse’s legs. They’re sold  in packs of four and are also available in white, ...

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Think before breeding from your horse

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Becky Statham, 07 March 2016 15:58

As part of its ‘invisible horse’ initiative, that Your Horse magazine featured in our March issue, World Horse Welfare is highlighting the far-reaching implications of irresponsible breeding on the mares, foals and the charity’s resources. Many of the 300-plus horses and ponies who come into World Horse Welfare’s care each year have a lengthy period of rehabilitation ahead of them before ...

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Little Liquorice fights for survival

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Allison Lowther, 03 March 2016 17:26

A pony found fly-grazing in Harlow is fighting for survival. At the end of February Redwings Horse Sanctuary rescued a severely neglected pony found in a residential area in Essex.The 13hh piebald cob – who’s thought to be three years old and is now known as Liquorice was seized under the newly introduced Control of Horses Act (England) following a ...

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A surprise arrival

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Becky Statham, 02 March 2016 10:36

A mare rescued along with her foal, by the RSPCA in October 2014, gave birth to a second foal, which went undetected by numerous pregnancy tests. Connie was rescued with her six-week-old foal, Skippy in Buckinghamshire and was taken into care by the RSPCA. Skippy’s condition improved and he was found a foster home, however Connie’s condition didn’t and she ...

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Boost your jumping skills with Tina and Graham Fletcher

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Allison Lowther, 01 March 2016 15:32

Tina Fletcher and her husband Graham will be hosting a masterclass at the Blue Chip Showjumping Championships 2016 at Hartpury College, Gloucestershire. The coveted Gala Evening on Friday 1st April starts at 7pm and as well as top class show jumping action including The Blue Chip Grand Prix. There's also the chance to watch a 40 minute masterclass with Graham ...

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Lightweight jumping whip from Fleck

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Allison Lowther, 01 March 2016 14:14

Leading whip manufacturer Fleck has extended its Carbon Composite line with a new jumping bat. The jumping bat is as ‘light as a feather’, thanks to its high-tech carbon material.  It’s slim design and non-slip PU grip helps to ensure perfect balance, all in all aiding a relaxed ride. It's available in black and in 50 to 60cm lengths.Visit www.zebraproducts.co.uk ...

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