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UK Polocrosse team prepares for the World Cup

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Imogen Johnson, 23 January 2015 10:55

The United Kingdom Polocrosse Association (UKPA) has named the team that will travel to the 2015 Polocrosse World cup which is taking place in South Africa in July. The UKPA has opted for a mixture of youth and experience in its eight person team, which is coached by Jason Webb, the well known horseman.Jason is also one of the four ...

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UK Polocrosse team prepares for the World Cup

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Imogen Johnson, 23 January 2015 10:55

The United Kingdom Polocrosse Association (UKPA) has named the team that will travel to the 2015 Polocrosse World cup which is taking place in South Africa in July. The UKPA has opted for a mixture of youth and experience in its eight person team, which is coached by Jason Webb, the well known horseman.Jason is also one of the four ...

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TV show Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa documents amazing quest to trace breed ancestry

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Katy Islip, 20 January 2015 13:04

If you’re looking for a horsey TV fix, look no further than BBC Four tomorrow night, Wednesday 21 January, as at 9pm the channel will be airing a fascinating documentary about the origins of the Appaloosa breed. Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa tells the story of 69-year-old Appaloosa breeder Scot Engstrom, who has always questioned whether the breed ...

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Ludger Beerbaum looks ahead to Aachen

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Imogen Johnson, 16 January 2015 10:27

This year, German show jumper Ludger Beerbaum will attempt to win his seventh and eighth European Championships gold medals and in a recent interview at the "Menschen 2014" (People 2014) Gala in Aachen he discussed this and other aims for 2015 with the President of the German Football Association (DFB) Wolfgang Niersbach. Ludger was asked how he feels about the ...

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High praise for British breeders

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Imogen Johnson, 12 January 2015 17:57

Following a big year for British-bred horses top breeders gathered in London for an exciting night of awards and celebrations at the British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony.The annual event, organised by the British Horse Foundation, took place in London at the Grange City Hotel on Saturday 10 January and kicked off with the Competition Stallions-sponsored drinks reception before moving ...

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Tributes paid to Richard Meade as eventing star loses cancer fight aged 76

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Anonymous, 09 January 2015 11:26

British Eventing, the sport's governing body in the UK, has released a tribute to eventing star Richard Meade OBE after he passed away on 8 January 2015. It is with great sadness that we share the news that Britain’s most successful equestrian Olympian, Richard Meade, has died aged 76 after a battle with cancer. Monmouthshire-born, Richard came from a family ...

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

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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 ...

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Could you be Your Horse magazine's next features editor?

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Imogen Johnson, 06 January 2015 15:30

Are you a talented writer who can turn your hand to any topic? Could you conjure up feature ideas that will entertain, inspire and motivate horse lovers? If so, this opening for an enthusiastic features editor could be perfect for you. The roleYour Horse magazine is looking for someone to write and manage all of its features content. They will ...

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

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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 ...

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Broadcaster Clare Balding honoured with equestrian journalism award

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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 ...

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Owners warned to check fencing after multiple loose horse accidents

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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 ...

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