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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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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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Parelli showcase set to demonstrate benefits of natural training method

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Katy Islip, 04 March 2013 14:43

Fans of Parelli Natural Horsemanship can enjoy demonstrations, training and games at an open day in Devon.Organised by the Parelli Instructor Team South West UK, the event is taking place at Bicton College, in Salterton, on Sunday, 14 April from 10am to 4pm.Taking place indoors, outdoors and also in the college’s classrooms, attractions will also include a trailer loading demo, an ...

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Luma the Lion set to entertain crowds at HOYS' 65th anniversary

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Katy Islip, 20 February 2013 09:57

A little pony with a wild fancy dress habit is set to take centre stage at the 65th annual Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).Luma the Lion is set to be a roaring success at the show, where he’ll take to the floor with his trainer Mélie Philippot dressed as a miniature lion. The eight-year-old pony and Mélie will perform liberty ...

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Charity says horse welfare should also be at heart of horsemeat scandal

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Katy Islip, 13 February 2013 11:00

The ongoing horsemeat scandal has seen charity World Horse Welfare (WHW) step up its campaign to stop the live transport of horses for slaughter. The charity says it is concerned that there appears to be a casual attitude by some commentators towards eating horsemeat, while the abuse of horses in the meat trade goes largely unreported. WHW chief executive Roly Owers said: “Where ...

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