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New book gives profits to the RDA

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Imogen Johnson, 17 October 2014 09:45

A new book, On the Hoof - Pony Girl by Julie Ashby, is giving all its profits to the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). The uplifting story of triumph over adversity, tells the biographical tale of link between horses and humans in rehabilitation.Author Julie had spent a life around horses and was physically active and fit all her life, competing ...

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New book gives profits to the RDA

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Imogen Johnson, 17 October 2014 09:45

A new book, On the Hoof - Pony Girl by Julie Ashby, is giving all its profits to the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). The uplifting story of triumph over adversity, tells the biographical tale of link between horses and humans in rehabilitation.Author Julie had spent a life around horses and was physically active and fit all her life, competing ...

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British CICO Nations Cup team head to the Netherlands for the final leg

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Larissa Chapman, 09 October 2014 16:36

The quartet of competitors to represent Britain at this weekend’s series finale of the FEI Nations Cup Eventing competition at Military Boekelo-Enschede has now been confirmed (NED, 09 – 12 October 2014); Sarah Bullimore, aged 41 from Keysoe, Bedfordshire, riding her own and Brett Bullimore’s Lilly Corinne. Emilie Chandler, aged 33 from Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, riding Sally Williams and Nicola ...

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Paul Tapner to demonstrate at Your Horse Live

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Larissa Chapman, 08 October 2014 09:34

The team behind Your Horse Live is thrilled to announce world class eventing star Paul Tapner will be demonstrating in the Main Arena at this year’s event. Having moved to the UK from his native Australia in 1999, Paul has gone on to be one of the best cross-country riders in the world and a consistent performer on both the ...

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Equestrian students to stage trials event

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Larissa Chapman, 07 October 2014 16:05

Equestrian level three students from Easton & Otley College are getting ready to stage their very own hunter trials, show jumping and dressage event with entries welcome from across East Anglia.   Organised in conjunction with, and hosted by, Blackwater Farm in Great Witchingham, the event takes place on Sunday 19 October from 9am.   Student Georgia Dempsey said, "A ...

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Mare and Foal Sanctuary’s show jumping series starting soon!

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Larissa Chapman, 06 October 2014 15:51

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary’s popular winter unaffiliated show jumping series is back and hoping to see more entries than ever. Held at the Sanctuary’s Visitor Centre at Coombe Park, near Totnes, it begins on Sunday 12 October and continues on November 16, December 21, January 18, February 8 and March 22, with the overall winner receiving a rug and ...

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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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Lara and Rufus Win TopSpec Intermediate ll Championship

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Larissa Chapman, 24 September 2014 09:55

A delighted Lara Griffith and her ride, Rubin Al Sad, owned by Dr Bechtolsheimer were in winning mode at this year’s LeMieux National Dressage Championships when capturing the prestigious TopSpec Intermediate ll final. 12-year-old Rubin Al Sad or Rufus as he's known at home did Lara proud. Her broad smile said it all and she was over the moon with his performance; winning the ...

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£3000 and counting from Frocks and Frills fashion fundraiser

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Larissa Chapman, 23 September 2014 14:35

A fashionable fundraiser has raised more than £3000 for South Devon charity, The Mare and Foal Sanctuary. The Frocks and Frills event saw the charity sell donated party wear at its Newton Abbot shop from September 6th and took £714.76 in its opening weekend. Since then the fundraiser has surpassed the £3000 mark, with more expected as the stock continues to ...

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Natasha Baker gets a new ride...

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Imogen Johnson, 22 September 2014 16:35

Paralympic double gold medalist Natasha Baker is travelling in style thanks to her new luxury Whittaker horsebox! We're not jealous...much!DAF trucks, including the DAF LF can be tailored to meet the needs of any industries, but one of its latest and more luxurious conversions is a bespoke Whittaker horsebox for Paralympic dressage rider and double Paralympic and European gold medallist Natasha Baker ...

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A perfect trip to Devon!

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Larissa Chapman, 22 September 2014 15:17

I had a fantastic couple of days in Devon last week for YH magazine – well worth the 6am start! After meeting bright and early with one of our regular snappers, Tom Calton at YH HQ, we set off on our six hour journey to Devon (stopping off for a well-earned coffee break and to pick up a packet of ...

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