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Exciting new show jumping event announced

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Imogen Johnson, 05 May 2015 14:30

Bolesworth International has announced an exciting new British event for the international show jumping calendar - the New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock, Liverpool. Hailed as "a unique new international show" by Bolesworth founder and organiser Nina Barbour, the three-star competition will run at the Liverpool Echo Arena from 1-3 January 2016. A New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock ...

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Exciting new show jumping event announced

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Imogen Johnson, 05 May 2015 14:30

Bolesworth International has announced an exciting new British event for the international show jumping calendar - the New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock, Liverpool. Hailed as "a unique new international show" by Bolesworth founder and organiser Nina Barbour, the three-star competition will run at the Liverpool Echo Arena from 1-3 January 2016. A New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock ...

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Forget Ed and Cameron - cast your vote in World Horse Welfare's Pony Election!

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Imogen Johnson, 13 April 2015 17:16

We know how important the General Election is but there’s a lot less kicking and biting in World Horse Welfare’s Pony Election. Horsing around might be frowned upon by the British electorate but it is actively encouraged between these special candidates– Flossy, Jumbo, Denver and Liquorice - who each have a strong case for support. The four parties represent the types of ponies World Horse ...

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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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A wealth on information on saddle fit and equine performance at the 2014 Saddle Research Trust conference

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Katy Islip, 02 December 2014 11:30

Your Horse deputy editor Katy Islip spent a fascinating day on Saturday, 29 November at the Saddle Research Trust (SRT) conference, held at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge – here’s an account of her day, and you can check out what others thought via the Twitter hashtag #srt_aru Hundreds of saddle fitters, equine scientists and owners came together at the weekend ...

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Hard-working RDA pony Bobbysocks wins Year of the Horse award

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Katy Islip, 20 October 2014 17:38

• Welsh pony Bobbysocks has helped hundreds of children during his Riding for the Disabled career• British Equestrian Trade Association ran competition to mark Chinese Year of the Horse• 26 year old will go into partial retirement this autumn after many years of service A pony who has helped hundreds of children enjoy riding through charity Riding for the Disabled (RDA) has been ...

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Rescued filly ready for new home after RSPCA rehabilitation

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Katy Islip, 24 September 2014 11:58

A tiny foal who made a miraculous recovery from the brink of death is now ready for a new home.Hope, a dark bay Thoroughbred type filly, was rescued by the RSPCA in April after being found collapsed in a field in Oxford. She is thought to have been just four and a half months old when she was found.She was ...

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Meet your new Training Academy coaches!

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Allison Lowther, 09 April 2014 14:27

 BREAKING NEWS! We’re delighted to announce that our 2014 Training Academy series in association with Albion has a fab new combination of coaches - Olympic dressage star Laura Tomlinson now joins show jumper and Training Academy favourite Jay Halim. This year Laura and Jay will demystify the scales of training as they help you to understand and put into practice one element ...

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Young riders fly high at Red Dragon endurance event

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Katy Islip, 06 November 2013 11:01

A pair of young endurance riders enjoyed a successful weekend at the British Horse Feeds Red Dragon Festival of Endurance, while a devoted husband was praised for supporting his competitor wife for 26 years.Held at the Royal Welsh Showground, the event was won by 16-year-old Brett Corcoran and his purebred Arab gelding Bashir Shamir who were crowned Red Dragon champions after ...

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Caerphilly pony rescue completed after conditions fail to improve enough

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Katy Islip, 22 March 2013 15:20

A second batch of neglected ponies have been rescued from two sites in Wales following an initial rescue which saved 34 emaciated equines.Late last month, charity Redwings took part in a rescue involved dead and starving ponies from two sites in Caerphilly, south Wales, with an attending vet describing the survivors as ‘queuing to die’.Redwings took 26 of the rescued ponies ...

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Rescued Caerphilly ponies improving under charity's care

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Katy Islip, 15 March 2013 17:24

A group of ponies rescued in an emaciated condition are slowly recovering, thanks to the care of charity Redwings.The Norfolk-based charity took in 26 of 34 animals rescued from two sites in Caerphilly, south Wales, last month, and despite their pitiful state the ponies are rallying thanks to the care they are receiving. Now the charity wants to thank people ...

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