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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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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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Surrey woman banned from keeping equines

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Imogen Johnson, 23 August 2011 16:39

A woman from Surrey has been banned from keeping equines after causing unnecessary suffering to her two old horses. Yvette Tilly last Monday (15 August) pleaded guilty to two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. She was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to ‘Kev’, a 25-year-old 17.2hh, chestnut gelding and ‘Benson’, a 15hh, 17-year-old black gelding. Ms Tilly ...

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Could you help to rehome Hobo?

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Imogen Johnson, 02 August 2011 17:09

With winter appraoching staff at the Dartmoor Pony Training Centre (DPTC) are desperately seeking loving homes for some of their ponies. “The DPTC has unfortunately had quite a few ponies come back from their loan homes recently through no fault of their own, we would really appreciate any thing people can do to help,” said Natalie Kathryn Hulland of the ...

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Fleck whips make in-hand work easy

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Allison Lowther, 13 July 2011 13:37

If you’re planning to do some in-hand work with your horse it’s essential you have the correct equipment so you can communicate clearly with your horse. The Fleck In-Hand Whip Collection has been created specifically to give you, the handler the finesse required for such close contact work.The whips are extremely light and perfectly balanced making them easy to carry ...

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Airowear launches Junior Outlyne

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Allison Lowther, 28 October 2010 11:37

Designed to be the most flexible and stylish body protector on the market, the Junior Outlyne combines safety with a trendy, yet professional appearance, for aspiring young riders. Junior Outlyne is part of Airowear’s most advanced product range, successfully fulfilling the needs of young riders by having unusually soft and flexible materials that provide ultimate comfort, protection and unrestrictive movement ...

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The RSPCA seeks new home for the Amersham horses

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Imogen Johnson, 09 June 2010 16:54

Special owners are needed for the Amersham horses – could you offer a horse a five star home? The RSPCA is seeking special new owners for 17 of the horses rescued from horse dealer James Gray’s farm near Amersham, Buckinghamshire, in January 2008. Another 20 of the rescued horses and ponies in the RSPCA’s care will be available for rehoming ...

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