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Half marathon ambitions for charity

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Your Horse, 28 January 2016 15:14

Your Horse’s very own senior writer is taking on the challenge of running the Silverstone half marathon in March. To help her get round the course she’s set up a fundraising page to raise money for The Brooke to give her a much needed boost to reach the finish line. “Training’s going well and I’m on track to being able ...

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Half marathon ambitions for charity

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Your Horse, 28 January 2016 15:14

Your Horse’s very own senior writer is taking on the challenge of running the Silverstone half marathon in March. To help her get round the course she’s set up a fundraising page to raise money for The Brooke to give her a much needed boost to reach the finish line. “Training’s going well and I’m on track to being able ...

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World Cup Winner to make an appearance at Liverpool show

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Your Horse, 28 December 2015 15:30

The Liverpool International Horse Show taking place at the start of the New Year will have rising Italian star Emanuele Gaudiano competing against the best in the world. He’ll arrive in Liverpool after claiming arguably his biggest career win - the Longines FEI World Cup qualifier at Olympia in December. During the class Emanuele rode the gelding Admara, and withstood ...

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Acorn poisoning warning issued to animal owners

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Georgie Fenn, 06 November 2015 14:15

RSPCA urges farmers, smallholders, and dog owners to be aware of the signs and symptoms of acorn poisoningAcorns fall from oak trees between September and November, and are an important source of food for many birds and some mammals, such as squirrels. But for many animals - including our beloved pets and livestock - they are extremely poisonous. Many animals ...

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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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Get confident at our new show!

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Nicola Young, 08 January 2015 14:41

If you're looking for a confidence boost ready for the 2015 competition season, then you need to come along to our brand new event Total Confidence Live! Brought to you by the organisers of Your Horse Live, our new event is designed to help you improve your confidence using a range of zones. In our Main Arena you'll be able to ...

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