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Training Academy 2015: Bend and flexion

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Allison Lowther, 23 September 2015 09:48

Welcome to the Your Horse Training Academy online. In month four of our Training Academy series, dressage trainer and judge Alison Short help you understand bend and flexion. (PLEASE NOTE: If you've arrived at this page looking for a video of Jenny Rolfe please click here to be redirected). Alison explains what each of these commonly used terms mean and ...

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Training Academy 2015: Bend and flexion

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Allison Lowther, 23 September 2015 09:48

Welcome to the Your Horse Training Academy online. In month four of our Training Academy series, dressage trainer and judge Alison Short help you understand bend and flexion. (PLEASE NOTE: If you've arrived at this page looking for a video of Jenny Rolfe please click here to be redirected). Alison explains what each of these commonly used terms mean and ...

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Have a happy healthy horse

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Allison Lowther, 18 September 2015 11:38

As horse lovers we all want our equine friends to be healthy and happy. To help us learn more about this important topic, Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy (KBHH) is a high-profile nationwide campaign, supported by BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association) and the AHT (Animal Health Trust) – is launching Horse Health Week from 21st-28th September 2015. During Horse Health Week, ...

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Read and reviewed: The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr

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Katy Islip, 30 January 2015 15:37

Award-winning author Philip Kerr is a bit of a hero in our house – I often lose my boyfriend’s attention to one of the books in his Berlin Noir detective series. However I’ve never read any of his adult fiction, so when his latest children’s novel landed in the Your Horse office I was quick to snaffle it for a ...

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Colourful rugs from KTY

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Allison Lowther, 26 September 2014 15:00

The super colourful KTY 5 A-Day rug range will certainly help you to brighten up your horse’s wardrobe this autumn.The new collection, aptly named ‘5 A-Day’, boasts some bright colour ways including colours apple and grape along with the more traditional navy with a hint of fruit. Made from a 600 denier, the range is both waterproof and breathable. The ...

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Charity cycle challenge for brave rider who beat brain tumour

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Katy Islip, 23 July 2013 10:42

A rider given less than a year to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour is celebrating being given the all-clear by raising money for the charity whose research saved her life.In 2010, Bea Meitiner was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour and told by doctors she had less than a year to live, but after joining a trial ...

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Grab one of the last places at classical riding demo exclusively for YH readers

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Katy Islip, 18 April 2013 10:54

If you're still working out what to do with the first May bank holiday weekend, why not take advantage of a fab deal we've set up with English Heritage (EH) to give you lovely YH readers your very own classical riding demonstration in a historic setting? Together with the bods at EH, we've arranged for an exclusive performance of classical ...

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New scheme offers support to owners facing the final goodbye

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Katy Islip, 17 January 2013 15:21

Every horse owner dreads the day they have to say that final farewell to their beloved equine, but for those struggling to judge whether that time has come, help is at hand in the form of a new support scheme.The British Horse Society (BHS) has set up the ‘Friends at the End’ scheme to ensure no horse owner has to ...

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Equestrian stars honoured!

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Imogen Johnson, 29 December 2012 08:33

Along with some of the UK's greatest sporting stars equestrian pros Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin, Laura Bechtolsheimer, Natasha Baker, Sophie Christiansen, Scott Brash, Peter Charles and Mary King have all been recognised the New Year Honours List. After an incredible year for them all Charlotte Dujardin and Sophie Christiansen received the highest accolade of an OBE and the remaining riders deservedly received MBEs. ...

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Memorial fund launched after rescue pony Quest loses his fight for life

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Katy Islip, 19 April 2012 09:15

Heartbroken charity staff and supporters have launched a memorial fund after a pony rescued in a desperate condition lost his fight for life.Named Quest by his carers, the 18-month-old 12hh bay was rescued from a field in Bedfordshire by the RSPCA on March 21, and was given into the care of The Horse Trust.Quest was shockingly emaciated, crawling with lice ...

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Jill and Gem set to mark Queen's Jubilee with epic charity ride

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Katy Islip, 11 April 2012 10:14

A dedicated rider is preparing to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic year by riding from Norfolk to south Wales via Buckingham Palace to raise money for charity.Jill Perry, of Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, will saddle up her Welsh cob Gem on April 22, when she sets off from Sandringham House in Norfolk for her month-long ride, which will ...

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