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Northumbria Police seeking information on recovered horse box

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Katy Islip, 23 September 2013 09:56

Police are appealing for help in tracing the owners of a horse box they believe may have been stolen.Northumbria Police want to trace the owners of a silver Ifor Williams trailer, originally manufactured in 2005, which was recovered along with other suspected stolen property at an address in Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, on 24 August.Despite enquiries, police have been so ...

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Northumbria Police seeking information on recovered horse box

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Katy Islip, 23 September 2013 09:56

Police are appealing for help in tracing the owners of a horse box they believe may have been stolen.Northumbria Police want to trace the owners of a silver Ifor Williams trailer, originally manufactured in 2005, which was recovered along with other suspected stolen property at an address in Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, on 24 August.Despite enquiries, police have been so ...

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Comfort under the saddle

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Allison Lowther, 07 August 2013 15:38

If you’re on the hunt for a sheepskin half pad, which combines a natural approach to materials and a technical attitude to design the Fleeceworks FXK Dressage Sheepskin Half Pad exclusively from retailer Shadow Horse could fit the bill! Styled in the finest Australian merino sheepskin, which is super dense and soft, but also more robust than lambskin and more ...

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Study proves benefits of maggots in healing wounds

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Katy Islip, 19 March 2013 11:03

Maggots have been shown to help heal wounds in horses, after a study analysed more than 40 horses treated with them.The research saw 41 horses have freshly-emerged, germ-free larvae of the common green bottle fly applied to a range of wounds including foot injuries, leg wounds and soft tissue abscesses.It was found the use of the maggots proved beneficial in ...

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Ponies rescued from horrific conditions echoing Amersham horror

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Katy Islip, 22 February 2013 15:08

Charities have stepped in to offer a safe new home and urgent veterinary treatment to 34 neglected horse and ponies found in conditions likened to 2008's infamous Amersham rescue.The animals were rescued from two sites in Caerphilly, south Wales, and 26 have travelled to Norfolk for care and rehabilitation after being taken in by Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Four others were taken to ...

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Catch some Mounted Games action at Kelmarsh County Fair!

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Katy Islip, 24 January 2013 10:20

Visitors to an annual country fair can enjoy the fast-paced action of mounted games after the athletic equestrian sport takes place there for the first time. Kelmarsh Country Fair will welcome members of the Mounted Games Association (MGA) this Easter. Inspired by H.R.H Prince Philip and founded by the late Norman Patrick back in 1984, the MGA oversees the sport ...

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The BEF honours equestrian sport stars at Olympia

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Imogen Johnson, 24 December 2012 10:47

Last night the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) honoured equestrian talent by presenting BEF Medals of Honour at The London International Horse Show, Olympia.Among the eight awarded for outstanding achievemens and contributions to the international equestrian world were Your Horse favourites Ben Maher, Scott Brash, Peter Charles and Zara Philips.  Performance Director Will Connell, British Paralympic team coach Michel Assouline and ...

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Help raise money for Buddy this Christmas!

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Imogen Johnson, 23 November 2012 09:56

As I started trawling through my emails this morning I stumbled upon one from Buddy – a horse I once met at the ‘Horses Helping People’ centre. It was a cracking good read and (aside from being amazed at his use of grammar) I decided to check out what Buddy was talking about – here’s what he said: “We have ...

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Wonderful Welsh cobs break auction record

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Katy Islip, 24 October 2012 09:56

Three Welsh cobs set successive world record prices when they were sold at auction last weekend.Auctioneers Brightwells, which runs the annual Welsh cob sale at Builth Wells, said the prices for the animals were all record-breaking, starting at £16,000 and eventually rising to £22,000.The first record price was set when cob colt foal Thorneyside Royal Command sold for £16,000, and ...

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A successful second day at Burghley!

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Imogen Johnson, 31 August 2012 18:13

It’s all the eventing fans could have hoped for - the first two days at The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials have gone without a hitch (despite some heavy rain yesterday) and there’s plenty of exciting competition still to come! We’ve no doubt that following the Olympics British crowd members were all keen to see their eventing heroes William Fox-Pitt ...

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Charity World Horse Welfare set to take part in glittering Jubilee pageant

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Katy Islip, 04 May 2012 16:32

An equine charity is celebrating after being selected to take part in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant.World Horse Welfare (WHW) is one of only four charities nominated for the event, which will take place in the grounds of Windsor Castle from Thursday, May 10 to Sunday, May 13, with surplus money raised set to be equally divided between the charitable ...

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