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Why our readers love their PRE horses!

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Katy Islip, 28 November 2013 09:00

When writing our December issue's breeds feature on Andalusian (or PRE) horses, we asked Your Horse readers to tell us why their PRE horses are so special and were innundated with emails – here’s just a taste of what you had to say!“I've heard lots of people say that once you've ridden an Andalusian, you'll never buy another breed of ...

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Why our readers love their PRE horses!

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Katy Islip, 28 November 2013 09:00

When writing our December issue's breeds feature on Andalusian (or PRE) horses, we asked Your Horse readers to tell us why their PRE horses are so special and were innundated with emails – here’s just a taste of what you had to say!“I've heard lots of people say that once you've ridden an Andalusian, you'll never buy another breed of ...

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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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Protect against strangles

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Katie Frearson, 13 June 2013 11:00

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has launched a new UK-wide health scheme - The Premium Assured Strangles Scheme (PASS) - to address the threat of strangles in horses. The new scheme is designed to protect horses and prevent the disease throughout the UK, helping owners recognise symptoms and gain the correct help and treatment. In a typical case, a livery yard ...

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Make your horse famous!

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Becky Statham, 24 April 2013 10:51

Kerrang Radio is set to launch a brand new show called ‘Rocking Horse’ and they’re looking for a special horse to host it – could it be yours? The new music show will be a follow up of their current show ‘Rockdog’. The Rockdog host, a black Labrador, joined the station in March to present a weekly rock show every ...

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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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Chukka's Away in Soho

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Larissa Chapman, 19 March 2013 09:38

Summer is just around the corner and to celebrate the arrival of the longer, lighter evenings, Archer Street will be transforming their downstairs bar into a polo-inspired lounge; Chukka.Guests will walk straight into the pages of a Jilly Cooper novel as they enter the chic equestrian haven, coinciding with the start of the polo season. Quirky design features will include ...

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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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Get a pair of Joules pheasant printed wellies when you subscribe

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Nicola Young, 21 February 2013 15:25

This month, if you subscribe to Your Horse magazine you'll a pair of Joules pheasant printed wellies worth £29! Become a subscriber and you'll never miss an issue of your favourite mag - you'll benefit from free delivery straight to your door plus you'll receive your mag before it hits the shop. Plus, take advantage of subscriber only offers including 50% off exclusive equine artwork, 15% off ...

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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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