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Working donkeys hit by drought

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Becky Statham, 26 January 2016 15:14

The weather may be cold and wet over here in the UK but Ethiopia is suffering from its worst drought in 50 years. As an effect of this, working donkeys are being used to help people access the supplies they so desperately need in order to survive. The consequence of this is the increase in the number of animals needing ...

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Working donkeys hit by drought

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Becky Statham, 26 January 2016 15:14

The weather may be cold and wet over here in the UK but Ethiopia is suffering from its worst drought in 50 years. As an effect of this, working donkeys are being used to help people access the supplies they so desperately need in order to survive. The consequence of this is the increase in the number of animals needing ...

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Get set for the season ahead at the Eventing Forum

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Allison Lowther, 19 January 2016 16:32

With a little over two weeks to go before the 2016 International Eventing Forum, there’s still time to get your tickets and set yourself up for the 2016 eventing season.This is a must for all eventing enthusiasts of all levels, and the line-up is sure to give you lots and hints and tips. Six times Badminton winner Lucinda Green heads the ...

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Horse racing’s on the rise

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Becky Statham, 19 January 2016 15:33

It’s a sport that raises the ethical debate among many riders but there’s no arguing with the figures released from the Racecourse Association (RCA) that the popularity of horseracing is on the rise. They’ve recently announced that attendance across Britain’s racecourses rose by 5.3% last year, which exceeded the six million visitors mark for the first time since 2011. Royal ...

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Do you know the owner of this injured foal?

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Your Horse, 30 December 2015 16:00

Horse charity, World Horse Welfare is appealing for information after a young foal was found injured and abandoned in a Christmas tree field near Great Melton, Norfolk in December. The chestnut colt, which the charity has named Rudolph, was discovered by a member of the public who called the RSPCA and World Horse Welfare for help. Rudolph has an injury ...

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Horse of the Year Show 2016 Qualifiers Announced

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Your Horse, 29 December 2015 16:00

With the New Year almost upon us, the countdown to the 2016 season has already begun. Get your calendars at the ready, as the list of Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) showing and show jumping qualifiers has now been published at www.hoys.co.uk/competitor-zone.   Competitors up and down the country will contest the qualifiers, held between March and September, in ...

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Jumbo comes out on top

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Allison Lowther, 04 December 2015 16:17

As 2015 is drawing to a close, British Eventing announce their sire rankings for 2015. For a second year in a row, along with maintaining his position as BE's Sire of All Time, the prolific Eventing sire Jumbo comes out on top. Sitting at the head of the Sire of Young Horse Rankings, for horses aged between four and eight ...

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Wear a piece of Olympic history

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Becky Statham, 04 December 2015 15:16

Fancy getting your hands on a bracelet that’s made out of an Olympic medal winning horse’s hair? Well now you can as Sussex based international Showjumper, Yazmin Pinchen is auctioning five bracelets that celebrate Team GB winning Show jumping Olympic Gold at London 2012.The bracelets called “London 2012” are made from gold and are woven tail hairs of the team ...

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Treat and test winter worming resistance with Westgate Labs

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Allison Lowther, 04 December 2015 11:48

In their mission to promote correct parasite control in horses, postal worm count specialists Westgate Laboratories, are again offering their popular winter resistance test aiming to target the treatment of small redworm. This offer encourages you to treat for the potentially fatal encysted stages of small redworm and to test for resistant strains of the parasite to ensure your worming ...

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Looking for a career with horses?

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Allison Lowther, 04 December 2015 11:22

If you’d love to combine your hobby and your career the team at Equine Careers is on hand to help. Their website now features an extensive library of equine-related college courses. This new library facility allow you to search and compare equine university and college courses all over the UK, making it easy to find your ideal place to study. ...

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Limited personal postcards from Charlotte Dujardin at Your Horse Live

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Becky Statham, 13 November 2015 10:20

Double Olympic World Champion dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin will be signing a limited amount of postcards featuring pictures of her on a recent trip to India with the Brooke equine welfare charity at Your Horse Live on Sunday 15 November, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. Charlotte and fellow professional rider Alice Oppenheimer recently returned from a six day trip between 26 and ...

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