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The Plight of the Dartmoor Pony

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Rebecca Gibson, 10 January 2011 16:42

Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) is premiering a documentary which gives an insight into the Dartmoor pony and the threats to its future survival. Filmmakers Ian Newton and Jo Barker spent several years working on Dartmoor to create this new programme called -The Plight of the Dartmoor Pony. The film shows the magic of the breed, the traditional practices ...

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The Plight of the Dartmoor Pony

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Rebecca Gibson, 10 January 2011 16:42

Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) is premiering a documentary which gives an insight into the Dartmoor pony and the threats to its future survival. Filmmakers Ian Newton and Jo Barker spent several years working on Dartmoor to create this new programme called -The Plight of the Dartmoor Pony. The film shows the magic of the breed, the traditional practices ...

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Half-term fun at The Horse Trust

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Rebecca Gibson, 19 October 2010 12:14

The Horse Trust is running a variety of activities, including a Christmas sale, at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire during the Autumn half-term. Staff at the charity's Home of Rest for Horses will be running activities from 2pm onwards most days between Saturday 23th and Sunday 31st October. A shoeing demonstration is planned for Wednesday 27th and on other days, ...

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Horses saved me from a life of crime

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Rebecca Gibson, 22 February 2010 10:29

In issue 332 of Your Horse Magazine we go to central London to visit Sam Martin, who is perhaps the most unlikely Olympic dressage star you’ll ever meet. Born into a working class family in a deprived area of South East London, Sam’s first encounter with equines was a Donkey called Jacko who lived at Vauxhall City Farm. Growing up ...

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At home with Zara Phillips

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Rebecca Gibson, 31 December 2009 14:26

When we were invited to interview the Queen of Eventing, Zara Phillips at her Gatcombe yard, we got a rare glimpse of what life as a royal rider is like. Situated within the grounds of Gatcombe Park, Zara’s yard is a stone’s throw from the modest cottage she shares with England rugby player, Mike Tindall and just yards from her ...

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Do you belong to a riding club?

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Rebecca Gibson, 11 March 2009 11:28

More than 50 years ago, the British Riding Club association was established by the BHS. This joined various clubs across the country. Although each club maintained its own autonomy, the affiliation scheme gave them a group identity. Now there are more than 430 clubs and 38,000 members in British Riding Clubs.  Are you one of these members? Would you like ...

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Do you struggle to load your horse?

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Rebecca Gibson, 17 February 2009 17:08

Is getting your horse loaded onto a trailer a battle of wills, or does he hop on without batting an eyelid? Take part in our survey and tell us all about your loading experiences - good or bad.To take part in our survey, follow this link

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What do you do in the winter?

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Rebecca Gibson, 18 August 2008 10:04

At Your Horse, we want to know what you get up to with your horses over the winter months? Do you give yourself and your horse a break from riding, or do you relish hacking out of a frosty morning?  Click here to take part in our very short survey! Got some winter tips you'd like to pass on to ...

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