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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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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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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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Learn more about massage for your horse and help a charity too!

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Katy Islip, 20 September 2013 09:26

Learn more about the benefits of massage for your horse on a day-long course, all while helping charity.Chartered veterinary physiotherapist Sue Palmer is running a Horse Massage for Horse Owners course in Penkridge, Staffordshire, on Saturday, 16 November, with all proceeds to charity Have a Heart, which works to improve the lives of disadvantaged and ill children.Horses are provided by ...

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YH writer Katy is nervous ahead of her 24-hour relay for The Horse Trust!

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Katy Islip, 26 July 2013 12:53

Most Fridays I’m looking forward to home-time as much as the next person, keen to get to the yard and see my share horse Ben for some summer hacking. However this weekend, I’d be quite happy if 5.30pm takes its time coming round, because tomorrow, I’m taking on a rather daunting challenge to help raise money for The Horse Trust.As ...

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Catch some model behaviour at the Utterly Horses Hullabaloo

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Katy Islip, 28 June 2013 09:59

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference, why not check out a unique show – all for model horses.The Utterly Horses Hullabaloo takes place at Newmarket’s National Stud from 30 August to 1 September, and has been organised by model horse specialist, Utterly Horses.Running over three days, the festival features workshops, talks, demonstrations and competitions relating to ...

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Learn from the Parelli experts at free open day

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Katy Islip, 27 March 2013 16:59

Find out more about Parelli Natural Horsemanship at an open day at The Horse Place.Parelli experts Alison Jones and David Zuend will be hosting their third annual open day on Saturday, 8 June, at the centre in north Devon.The pair, who are 4* and 3* licensed Parelli professionals respectively, will give an overview of the work they do at The Horse Place ...

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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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