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Sad loss of Thomas the Cat

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Becky Statham, 16 December 2014 10:18

Thomas the cat, who lived at Redwings Horse Sanctuary headquarters in Hapton, South Norfolk, passed away on Saturday 13 December at the age of 18. He’d developed arthritis and had some problems with his kidneys so when his condition began to deteriorate, the decision was made to put him to sleep to ensure he did not suffer. Thomas had been ...

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Sad loss of Thomas the Cat

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Becky Statham, 16 December 2014 10:18

Thomas the cat, who lived at Redwings Horse Sanctuary headquarters in Hapton, South Norfolk, passed away on Saturday 13 December at the age of 18. He’d developed arthritis and had some problems with his kidneys so when his condition began to deteriorate, the decision was made to put him to sleep to ensure he did not suffer. Thomas had been ...

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Atypical myopathy study calls for owners to share their experiences in order to fight devastating muscle disease

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Katy Islip, 16 December 2014 09:22

Owners whose horses have been affected by the devastating muscle disease atypical myopathy in 2014 are being asked to take part in a survey to help find out more about this often-fatal condition in the hope of saving more horses in the future. The Animal Health Trust (AHT), the UK's leading veterinary charity, is working with the University of Liege and the ...

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An Innovation in Grass Roots Equestrian Sponsorship

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Becky Statham, 11 December 2014 16:40

The LegUpforTalent SponsorMeDirect Programme, in partnership with Renapur makers of the Finest Leather Care Products, provides a unique and exciting social media environment. Talented and aspiring young riders can exchange ideas, share competition plans, knowledge and experiences, which enables them to develop a real understanding of what it takes to succeed in our fabulous sport. This dynamic initiative also provides an ...

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Get a Head-Start in 2015

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Your Horse, 04 December 2014 12:42

What will it take to "Compete at Your Best in 2015". Charlie Unwin, performance psychologist announces his workshop dates for 2015: "I'm delighted to announce not only a brand new website but also a brand new series of equestrian psychology talks to kick-start the new season in 2015. The talks will explore how we can use psychology before, during and ...

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Take part in a survey about horse behaviour

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Your Horse, 02 December 2014 12:28

When does a horse’s behaviour become a problem? And how would you go about dealing with it? These are the questions that Justine Harding from the University of Lincoln wants you to help answer.  “I’m interested in finding out how different horse behaviours are perceived by their owners and carers. What is considered a problem by one person may not ...

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A wealth on information on saddle fit and equine performance at the 2014 Saddle Research Trust conference

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Katy Islip, 02 December 2014 11:30

Your Horse deputy editor Katy Islip spent a fascinating day on Saturday, 29 November at the Saddle Research Trust (SRT) conference, held at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge – here’s an account of her day, and you can check out what others thought via the Twitter hashtag #srt_aru Hundreds of saddle fitters, equine scientists and owners came together at the weekend ...

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Join the Equestrian Buzz Community

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Larissa Chapman, 02 December 2014 09:58

Looking for a bit of a buzz when it comes to your equestrian journey? At times life with horses can certainly be something of a rollercoaster and sharing your ups and downs with like-minded friends and equestrian fans helps along the way. The team at Equestrian.com has developed Equestrian Buzz an online community that is sure to keep you enthusiastic ...

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Fantastic Black Friday magazine subscription offers

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Kieran Cooke, 28 November 2014 17:10

Happy Black Friday! Avoid the in store riots, our Black Friday sales are now underway and we have some great deals for you - you can save up to an incredible 67% on a subscription to Your Horse magazine! We have some amazing digital promotions today, why not try a digital copy of the latest issue of Your Horse, only ...

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Royal Marine veteran tells his life-changing story at charity conference

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Larissa Chapman, 25 November 2014 16:51

Opened by HRH The Princess Royal who underlined the many different ways in which horses are valued in today’s society – as sport competitors, as working horses which whole families rely on in impoverished communities overseas, as a much-loved family pet and even valued in the slaughter trade for whatever price they are worth, World Horse Welfare’s conference on ‘The ...

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Trec rider becomes ambassador for safety device after painful fall

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Katy Islip, 25 November 2014 12:12

A international Trec rider has been signed up as an ambassador for RS-tor rider safety aid, and after a painful fall says she wishes she'd been using the device earlier.South Lanarkshire-based Dot Still was chosen by RS-tor due to her success and commitment to the discipline of Trec, which challenges horses and riders over stages including orienteering, obstacles and control of ...

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