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UK Polocrosse team climbs to fourth in the world

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Imogen Johnson, 17 July 2015 09:19

After finishing fourth in the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup the United Kingdom Polocrosse team has risen to number four in the world rankings.The team finished second in their group behind double world champions Australia but then lost in the semi finals to the eventual runners up Zambia by 29 goals to 18. This result meant they would play Australia again ...

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UK Polocrosse team climbs to fourth in the world

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Imogen Johnson, 17 July 2015 09:19

After finishing fourth in the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup the United Kingdom Polocrosse team has risen to number four in the world rankings.The team finished second in their group behind double world champions Australia but then lost in the semi finals to the eventual runners up Zambia by 29 goals to 18. This result meant they would play Australia again ...

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Vet nurse recognised for awareness-raising work

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Joanna Atkinson, 13 May 2015 16:54

Dot Creighton, the former President of the British Veterinary Nursing Association, has been awarded the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Veterinary Nursing (VN) Golden Jubilee Award. In her Presidential year Dot created what came to be known as the Veterinary Nurse Awareness day. As a result Dot was honoured with this special award. Subsequently, this was developed into National ...

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Take a survey to help improve horse health

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Becky Statham, 05 May 2015 16:00

Leading equestrian organisations are appealing to all horse owners and keepers in the UK to stand up for horse health between 18 – 25 May 2015 and participate in the National Equine health Survey (NEHS). It’s a short, sharp snapshot survey of general horse health that is already helping to make an important difference to the future health and welfare ...

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Exciting new show jumping event announced

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Imogen Johnson, 05 May 2015 14:30

Bolesworth International has announced an exciting new British event for the international show jumping calendar - the New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock, Liverpool. Hailed as "a unique new international show" by Bolesworth founder and organiser Nina Barbour, the three-star competition will run at the Liverpool Echo Arena from 1-3 January 2016. A New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock ...

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Forget Ed and Cameron - cast your vote in World Horse Welfare's Pony Election!

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Imogen Johnson, 13 April 2015 17:16

We know how important the General Election is but there’s a lot less kicking and biting in World Horse Welfare’s Pony Election. Horsing around might be frowned upon by the British electorate but it is actively encouraged between these special candidates– Flossy, Jumbo, Denver and Liquorice - who each have a strong case for support. The four parties represent the types of ponies World Horse ...

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TV show Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa documents amazing quest to trace breed ancestry

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Katy Islip, 20 January 2015 13:04

If you’re looking for a horsey TV fix, look no further than BBC Four tomorrow night, Wednesday 21 January, as at 9pm the channel will be airing a fascinating documentary about the origins of the Appaloosa breed. Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa tells the story of 69-year-old Appaloosa breeder Scot Engstrom, who has always questioned whether the breed ...

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A wealth on information on saddle fit and equine performance at the 2014 Saddle Research Trust conference

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Katy Islip, 02 December 2014 11:30

Your Horse deputy editor Katy Islip spent a fascinating day on Saturday, 29 November at the Saddle Research Trust (SRT) conference, held at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge – here’s an account of her day, and you can check out what others thought via the Twitter hashtag #srt_aru Hundreds of saddle fitters, equine scientists and owners came together at the weekend ...

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Join the Equestrian Buzz Community

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Larissa Chapman, 02 December 2014 09:58

Looking for a bit of a buzz when it comes to your equestrian journey? At times life with horses can certainly be something of a rollercoaster and sharing your ups and downs with like-minded friends and equestrian fans helps along the way. The team at Equestrian.com has developed Equestrian Buzz an online community that is sure to keep you enthusiastic ...

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Sponsor an equine this Christmas

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Larissa Chapman, 06 November 2014 11:57

·         Redwings Horse Sanctuary offers unique Christmas gift for friends, family and animal lovers alike ·         Adoption pack makes the perfect Christmas gift ·         Every penny goes to the care of your adopted horse, donkey or pony ·         21 Redwings residents up for adoption   Now in its 30th year, the Redwings Adoption Club enables those who love horses but ...

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New face for Dodson & Horrell Pasture Mix

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Allison Lowther, 06 November 2014 11:40

Misty, a 13.2hh Welsh dun show pony, is set to become one of the most recognisable equine faces over the next few years gracing tack shops, country stores and feed rooms around Europe and beyond. The eye-catching pony is the new face of Pasture Mix, equine nutrition experts Dodson & Horrell's flagship horse feed. So how did he get there? ...

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