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Ponies create iconic 60m sand drawing

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Becky Statham, 10 June 2015 17:03

Polo ponies have made their mark across two miles of Cornish coastline to celebrate the return of *GWR Polo on the Beach festival. A unique 64 metre sand drawing made by the ponies themselves was created at Watergate Bay, Cornwall, and will mark the launch of the three day polo event, sponsored by GWR, the premium brand for rail operator ...

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Ponies create iconic 60m sand drawing

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Becky Statham, 10 June 2015 17:03

Polo ponies have made their mark across two miles of Cornish coastline to celebrate the return of *GWR Polo on the Beach festival. A unique 64 metre sand drawing made by the ponies themselves was created at Watergate Bay, Cornwall, and will mark the launch of the three day polo event, sponsored by GWR, the premium brand for rail operator ...

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Read and reviewed: The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr

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Katy Islip, 30 January 2015 15:37

Award-winning author Philip Kerr is a bit of a hero in our house – I often lose my boyfriend’s attention to one of the books in his Berlin Noir detective series. However I’ve never read any of his adult fiction, so when his latest children’s novel landed in the Your Horse office I was quick to snaffle it for a ...

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Royal Marine veteran tells his life-changing story at charity conference

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Larissa Chapman, 25 November 2014 16:51

Opened by HRH The Princess Royal who underlined the many different ways in which horses are valued in today’s society – as sport competitors, as working horses which whole families rely on in impoverished communities overseas, as a much-loved family pet and even valued in the slaughter trade for whatever price they are worth, World Horse Welfare’s conference on ‘The ...

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Helen Wins Nationwide Parelli Training Competition

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Larissa Chapman, 25 September 2014 09:23

Having watched an inspirational Parelli demonstration last year, when she saw a national competition to win natural horsemanship training, horse owner Helen Bates decided to enter. Based in Maidstone, Kent, Helen a Project Manager for a water company couldn’t believe her luck when she was chosen as the lucky winner from more than 2,000 entries. Helen watched the Parelli demonstration ...

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Miniature pony and donkey set out on 100 mile trek

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Becky Statham, 08 August 2014 16:28

A pony and donkey are setting off on a 100 mile trek to raise money for the RSPCA’s Felledge Equine Centre. Scotch, a miniature Shetland pony and Barley the donkey will take their owners, Tiggy Bays-Griffiths and Chelsey Bailey, on the first sponsored trek of its kind around East Anglia. The seven day challenge begins today in Needham Market and ...

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RSPCA rescue pony strikes gold

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Becky Statham, 29 April 2014 17:03

Charlotte Dujardin has given one very lucky rescue pony the chance to join her and her prize winning horses in Gloucestershire. Charlotte fell in love with the scrawny black foal, who she nicknamed Santa, when he arrived at the RSPCA shortly before Christmas last year. Santa was so tiny he was wearing a dog coat to keep him warm, so ...

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Visit our new event Total Confidence Live

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Your Horse, 12 February 2014 12:08

Build your riding and horse care confidence at our brand new event Total Confidence Live, 26-27 April at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex. Get involved in clinics and classes designed to give your riding boost and speak directly to equestrian professionals for top advice. Take a look at what's on:  -  Bring along your horse and take part in one 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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Those were the days - your memories of the last 30 years of riding

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Katy Islip, 05 August 2013 09:00

When we asked Your Horse readers to share their memories of the past three decades on our Facebook page we were inundated with brilliant recollections of riding 'back in the day' - have a read of these beauties and see how many ring a bell with you! ‘80s memories Vicki-May Northover'Full scissors' ... I demonstrated at a recent Pony Club ...

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