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Launch of new riding gear website

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Justine Thompson, 27 July 2009 15:42

A new website has been launched to offer fashion advice, styling tips and great riding gear.The exciting new site Jodhpurs.co.uk offers a host of information, and provides a one-stop shop for all your competition and leisure wear requirements.Whether it’s jodhpurs and breeches or field and stable boots, riding hats and jackets or fun and vibrant leisure tops you need to ...

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Launch of new riding gear website

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Justine Thompson, 27 July 2009 15:42

A new website has been launched to offer fashion advice, styling tips and great riding gear.The exciting new site Jodhpurs.co.uk offers a host of information, and provides a one-stop shop for all your competition and leisure wear requirements.Whether it’s jodhpurs and breeches or field and stable boots, riding hats and jackets or fun and vibrant leisure tops you need to ...

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Ponies rescued from scrapyard filmed by BBC

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Justine Thompson, 20 July 2009 11:14

Twenty ponies rescued from a scrapyard can finally look forward to a secure future thanks to the intervention of equine charities – and the story of their rescue has been filmed by the BBC.The group of mares, nine stallions and youngsters were a mixture of Shetlands and other native breeds who had been living in dangerous and squalid conditions in ...

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Farmer fined for pony cruelty

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Justine Thompson, 13 July 2009 16:17

An Aberdeenshire farmer who failed to provide proper care for a pony which had to be put down has been fined £500.Thomas Totten, 61, of Woodton of Auchry, Garmond, near Turriff, was also banned by a sheriff from owning or keeping ponies or horses for 10 years.Banff Sheriff Court was told the World Horse Welfare group was made aware that ...

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Gray seen 'bartering' for horses

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Justine Thompson, 13 July 2009 15:29

Notorious horse dealer James Gray is the subject of a new investigation following allegations that he and his son were seen at a horse fair last week.The horse dealer is the owner of Spindle Farm in Amersham where 31 horses, ponies and donkeys were found dead in January 2008 – and a further 115 had to be removed to safety ...

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Meet the Ultimate Year winner!

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Justine Thompson, 15 June 2009 15:59

Thousands of Your Horse readers entered our fabulous Win The Ultimate Year competition – but last month they were whittled down to 12 to attend an assessment day at Talland School of Equitation.The finalists were all put through their paces with exercises designed to test their competence and their ability to take instruction, both on the flat and over fences.This ...

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Great polo and a country fair

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Justine Thompson, 09 June 2009 10:29

Horse and countryside lovers are in for a real treat with world-class polo combined with a great country fair on June 20.The season's first International Test Match is to be held at the Beaufort Polo Club in Gloucestershire – and will see England up against Australasia in a thrilling sporting centrepiece to the annual Beaufort Country Fair.England will be looking ...

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Traffic warning ahead of Appleby Fair

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Justine Thompson, 19 May 2009 14:18

Motorists in Cumbria and County Durham are being urged to take extra care ahead of the annual Appleby Horse Fair. The festival begins on June 4, but travellers, many in horse-drawn carriages, traditionally begin to arrive in the area from late May. In 2006 there was a fatal crash when one of the horse-drawn carriages was forced off the road ...

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Riders club together against credit crunch

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Justine Thompson, 18 May 2009 15:26

An enterprising group of riders from North Suffolk have set up their own riding club to help beat the credit crunch. The 10 riders from Halesworth were finding it tough to cover the costs of regular travel to their nearest registered British Riding Club around 15 miles away, so decided to create one on their doorstep.The new Halesworth and District ...

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Win a day with Sharon Hunt

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Justine Thompson, 12 May 2009 16:52

If you’ve ever wanted to spend a day with an Olympic medallist then here’s your chance!Everyone visiting the Subaru Houghton International this month is eligible to enter a Prize Draw to win a day’s one-to-one coaching with Sharon Hunt.The lucky winner will spend a day with their horse at Sharon's yard in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, at a mutually convenient ...

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Gastric ulcer supplement - major study

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Justine Thompson, 12 May 2009 15:36

A study into the effectiveness of a feed supplement designed to help with equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) has concluded that it offers useful nutritional support.TRM, which sells a range of high spec supplements, undertook a major clinical trial before launching Gut Nutrition Formula, a unique supplement for daily feeding to horses and ponies prone to gastric disturbances. The study, ...

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