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Find your local riding establishments quickly and easily

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Allison Lowther, 22 November 2011 15:34

The website UK Horse Rider Guide has had a recent revamp to make it even easier to use. www.ukhorseriderguide.com provides the perfect solution for anyone looking for a place to ride in the UK. It includes details of livery yards, riding schools and colleges. You can also rate the centres and leave comments. It’s easy to use, simply select your ...

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Find your local riding establishments quickly and easily

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Allison Lowther, 22 November 2011 15:34

The website UK Horse Rider Guide has had a recent revamp to make it even easier to use. www.ukhorseriderguide.com provides the perfect solution for anyone looking for a place to ride in the UK. It includes details of livery yards, riding schools and colleges. You can also rate the centres and leave comments. It’s easy to use, simply select your ...

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Basil's looking forward to a merry Christmas thanks to World Horse Welfare

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Katy Islip, 15 November 2011 18:02

A neglected yearling rescued from a bare field in freezing conditions last December is looking forward to a happier Christmas thanks to charity World Horse Welfare (WHW).Basil, a 13.1hh gelding, was found shivering with cold, desperately thin with no food or water and infested with lice, and as a result of his condition was taken into the care of the ...

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Robertson Horse Training sets dates for winter

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Imogen Johnson, 08 November 2011 10:14

2011 has been a busy year for Guy Robertson of Robertson Horse Training but there’s no rest for the wicked as this natural horsemanship trainer plans more events for the winter. Coming up on Sunday 20 November Guy will run a 1 Day Foundation Natural Horsemanship Clinic (Level 2) at Northern Racing College in Doncaster. This clinic will be advancing ...

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World Horse Welfare continues the fight

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Imogen Johnson, 28 October 2011 09:29

With over 80,000 horses being transported to slaughter in Europe every year World Horse Welfare (WHW) continues its fight change the laws and regulations governing this transportation. The charity has just handed its latest Dossier of Evidence to the European Commission to press for change to the laws governing the transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe. Transported horses often ...

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An extreme day of driving with Boyd Exell and Jodie Kidd!

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Imogen Johnson, 26 October 2011 10:55

Yesterday I watched the current World Champion Driver Boyd Exell giving model Jodie Kidd a crash course in extreme driving! In order to unveil the brand new Extreme Driving event at Olympia this year (13-19 December), the day began with a photo call as Jodie posed with Boyd and his team of horses in stunning, long red dress. Photos over and ...

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I made it!

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Imogen Johnson, 24 October 2011 17:46

I recently went along to an Andrew McLean clinic day held at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre in Warwickshire – a very interesting day indeed. If you’ve not heard of Andrew, here’s a bit of info: Winner of the highest Australian Science award, the Eureka Prize for Science, Andrew McLean developed and manages the Australian Equine Behaviour Centre (AEBC).Andrew holds a ...

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Lameness found to be the main reason older horses are put down

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Katy Islip, 20 October 2011 15:00

Lameness is the most common reason older horses are put down, an owner survey has shown.Joanne Ireland and Dr Gina Pinchbeck, of the University of Liverpool, surveyed people with horses aged 15 and over across the north-west, the Midlands and north Wales, and followed the progress of 918 horses for 18 months.During this period, 118 died, with 111 of these ...

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Showjumper Tim Stockdale fractures neck in fall

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Katy Islip, 19 October 2011 17:34

Showjumper Tim Stockdale is recovering in hospital after fracturing his neck in a fall.He was injured on Monday, 17 October, while trying a young horse in north Wales and taken to Shrewsbury hospital with concussion.Tim was later found to have two fractures in his neck, and was being transferred to the spinal unit at Oswestry today. Earlier today he was ...

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The Your Horse Awards shortlist is out NOW!

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Imogen Johnson, 18 October 2011 11:44

The Your Horse Awards shortlist is out and it’s now time to see who’s made it through the next stage of the competition.We received so many entries over the past few weeks and before we get into anything else, everyone on the Your Horse team would like to say a big thank you!So many of you got in touch to ...

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A charity ride with a difference

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Imogen Johnson, 21 September 2011 15:49

This Sunday (Sept 25) World Horse Welfare supporters will begin their parts in a unique ride that will tot up a combined mileage of 24,906 – the circumference of the world. The special challenge ride, which has been organised by Loes Knopper, is for anyone around the globe who wants to take part.   The aim will be to ride a ...

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