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 83 items

Featured item image

Get your ex-racer out competing in 2015 thanks to new RoR regional leagues

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 30 January 2015 13:06

If you’ve got a fantastic ex-racehorse, 2015 could be the year you really show him off after charity Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) launched 11 new regional leagues.More than 120 venues will be offering RoR registered horses and their riders the opportunity to compete and earn points in affiliated and non-affiliated dressage, show jumping, and combined training.The initiative is part of ...

Results 1 - 10 of 83

Leading article image

Get your ex-racer out competing in 2015 thanks to new RoR regional leagues

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 30 January 2015 13:06

If you’ve got a fantastic ex-racehorse, 2015 could be the year you really show him off after charity Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) launched 11 new regional leagues.More than 120 venues will be offering RoR registered horses and their riders the opportunity to compete and earn points in affiliated and non-affiliated dressage, show jumping, and combined training.The initiative is part of ...

Leading article image

Could your stable yard or farm give Amy the unwanted cat her forever home?

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 08 January 2015 10:49

We all need somewhere to call home, but one poor unwanted cat in Oxfordshire has been waiting almost 300 days to find her forever home.Little Amy has been in the care of pet charity Blue Cross since March last year, when she arrived at the charity’s rehoming centre in Burford after her owners could no longer keep her.As she’s a ...

Leading article image

World Horse Welfare spells out its five Christmas wishes for equine welfare

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 22 December 2014 15:52

As Christmas approaches, World Horse Welfare (WHW) chief executive Roly Owers has shared his five Christmas wishes for horses in a new video as part of the charity's work to improve the lot of equines worldwide. This year has seen celebrations of equines and the charity has also examined the many ways they have value – from much-loved pet to elite athlete to vital working ...

Leading article image

Broadcaster Clare Balding honoured with equestrian journalism award

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 22 December 2014 10:43

National treasure Clare Balding has been voted the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) Outstanding Journalist of the Year 2014.  The TV presenter and broadcaster is a well-known horse lover and her work across the BBC, Channel 4 and BT Sport Channel saw her take top spot in the award, which is given annually to recognise the journalist who has made the ...

Leading article image

Owners warned to check fencing after multiple loose horse accidents

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 19 December 2014 14:52

Owners have been urged to regularly check their fencing is secure after at least 12 horses were struck and killed on a train line.The tragedy happened on the evening of 19 November at Fen Road level crossing in Cambridgeshire, and British Transport Police is investigating how the horses came to be on the tracks.It comes after a series of similar ...

Leading article image

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

rating is 0

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 ...

Leading article image

Trec rider becomes ambassador for safety device after painful fall

rating is 0

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 ...

Leading article image

Pilot scheme set to help vulnerable racehorses find new homes

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 17 November 2014 09:00

Ex-racehorses are set to get more help in finding loving new homes thanks to a pilot retraining scheme set up by World Horse Welfare (WHW) and British Horseracing’s official charity, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR).The new scheme will see WHW take ‘vulnerable’ former racehorses in for retraining at its Norfolk rescue and rehoming centre, Hall Farm, where staff will use their ...

Leading article image

World Horse Welfare celebrates fantastic rehoming figures and promotes scheme to others

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 12 November 2014 09:38

Charity World Horse Welfare is celebrating rehoming 250 horses so far this year – a 56% rise from last year when the charity had only rehomed 160.World Horse Welfare, or WHW, is Britain’s largest horse rescue and rehoming charity, with centres across the UK.But although the rehoming numbers are positive, hundreds of horses are still in need in the UK, ...

Leading article image

Hundreds of riders take part in 2014 Red Dragon Festival of Endurance

rating is 0

Katy Islip, 21 October 2014 15:08

• Hundreds of riders take part in British Horse Feeds Red Dragon Festival of Endurance 2014• 160km title race won by Lauren Mills and Oakleaze Farm Czarko• Fellow riders Nikki Malcolm and Candy Cameron also celebrated wins over 80km and 80km plus 42km distances More than 270 riders took part in the British Horse Feeds Red Dragon Festival of Endurance, with Lauren Mills ...

Results