rwtag

News

Check out the latest equestrian shows and spectacles in our event diary, get the low-down on the latest gear news, keep abreast of topical matters that could affect you and your horse and even add your own news, too!

You looked for...

and found 77 items

Matches found in News

Featured item image

Equine career talks focus on the future

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 30 November 2011 13:54

Level 3 Extended diploma students in Horse Management have recently received talks from guest lecturers who work in the equine industry.  The aim of the talks is to inspire and encourage students to think about their forthcoming work placements and future career opportunities. This week, Annie Mann, a Groom Rider from Mark Johnston Racing, attended Writtle College to talk to ...

Results 41 - 50 of 77

Leading article image

Equine career talks focus on the future

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 30 November 2011 13:54

Level 3 Extended diploma students in Horse Management have recently received talks from guest lecturers who work in the equine industry.  The aim of the talks is to inspire and encourage students to think about their forthcoming work placements and future career opportunities. This week, Annie Mann, a Groom Rider from Mark Johnston Racing, attended Writtle College to talk to ...

Leading article image

Strongest ever TV coverage for Olympia, The London International Horse Show

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 29 November 2011 12:11

Television broadcast scheduling for this year’s Olympia, The London International Horse Show (13 - 19 December 2011), has been ramped up to include continued support from Eurosport and extended scheduling from BBC, making this year’s coverage the most high profile yet. Following a successful couple of years as the official broadcasters for Olympia The London International Horse Show, major coverage ...

Leading article image

Charity donation helps riders into the saddle

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 25 November 2011 17:19

The Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), is celebrating after receiving an £80,000 donation. The RDA, who celebrated their 40th anniversary last year, received the donation from leading rural business, Countrywide, who offer the largest range of equine products and services in the UK. The money, which has been raised during 2011, was awarded to the charity during a special ...

Leading article image

New tourism trails developed for riders

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 22 November 2011 12:50

Riders can now enjoy three new trails in the beautiful Manmouthshire countryside. Monmouthshire County Council have worked alongside rural development initiative, Adventa to specially develop three new Tread and Trot Trails which encourage horse riders to visit the area and enjoy the beautiful countryside.  Dingestow Discoveries is a five and a half mile route from Dingestow village, Tintern’s Hidden History ...

Leading article image

Mary King shows star appeal at Aivly Tack Shop & Country Store’s open day

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 22 November 2011 11:52

Olympic event rider, Mary King, made a very special guest appearance at the annual Aivly Tack Shop and Country Store Open Day at the weekend. A veteran of five Olympics Mary, has just completed possibly her most successful season to date – including scooping the $150,000 HSBC FEI Classics. Always smiling and well aware of the highs and lows eventing brings, Mary has ...

Leading article image

Don’t forget the National Equine Health Survey

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 16 November 2011 12:43

Do your bit to help the future of healthcare for horses in the UK by taking part in this week’s National Equine Health Survey (NEHS). The National Equine Health Survey, which was launched by The Blue Cross and the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) a year ago, is conducted twice-yearly, with the latest wave running this week, 14 to 20 ...

Leading article image

Man fined for horse neglect

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 15 November 2011 14:06

A Stirling man who failed to provide treatment for his horse's severe hoof disease has been fined £450. George Adam, a retired farmer of Muirton Park Farm, Bannockburn, was sentenced at Stirling Sheriff Court on Thursday 3rd of November. Adam admitted causing his fifteen-year-old chestnut mare, Wriggles, unnecessary suffering by failing to seek veterinary attention for her chronic laminitis, a ...

Leading article image

World Horse Welfare dismayed that largest abuse of horses in Europe will continue

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 14 November 2011 16:12

World Horse Welfare is dismayed that the European Commission is not proposing any changes to legislation governing the long-distance transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe, despite recognising that “severe animal welfare problems persist” and that scientific evidence supports the charity’s call for change.  A long-awaited European Commission report published yesterday on the protection of animals during transport proposes more ...

Leading article image

Under the hammer for charity

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 11 November 2011 11:38

Horses, holidays, cars and flights are among the items going under the hammer at the British Dressage North West Charity ball auction. The Ball on Saturday 12 November is raising money for the North West Air Ambulance and local dressage training.  An auction of spectacular items is central to the fundraising with some once-in-a-lifetime opportunities on offer. Among the auction ...

Leading article image

Under the hammer for charity

rating is 0

Larissa Chapman, 11 November 2011 11:38

Horses, holidays, cars and flights are among the items going under the hammer at the British Dressage North West Charity ball auction. The Ball on Saturday 12 November is raising money for the North West Air Ambulance and local dressage training.  An auction of spectacular items is central to the fundraising with some once-in-a-lifetime opportunities on offer. Among the auction ...

Results