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Retraining a Racehorse

There are a range of racehorse rehabilitation centres, such as ‘HEROS’ (https://heroscharity.org/ ) and The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre (https://thebtrc.co.uk/ ) where you can find your perfect partner. Charities like these create loan agreements and will not sell their horses. If you wish to purchase a horse, there are various websites that have categories specifically […]

How to become an equestrian photographer

Equestrian Life Magazine recently interviewed rising photography star Megan Higginson to gain insight in to what it takes to become an equestrian photographer. Many riders dream of an event photographer capturing the perfect winning moment in the competition ring, and some horse owners treasure precious images from individual photo shoots taken at the yard. A […]

Horsebox Ventilation

Horsebox ventilation and the problems caused to your horses by prolonged exposure to high temperatures To pre-empt the forecast for much warmer weather I have added some information on designing horseboxes to cope with heat and a few pointers for horsebox ventilation in hot weather. Designing primarily around horse safety and comfort, we dedicated many […]

Horsebox Payloads Explained

Horsebox payloads and axle loading explained STOP PRESS 2nd June 2022: Kevin Parker has now updated the information and added diagrams. Please go to Horsebox Payloads for the full story Payload can be a daunting subject for horsey customers, especially if they are new to horsebox ownership. It is a subject that, unless they are […]

Richmond Horse Trials

Report by Samantha Osborne Following months of preparation at Richmond Equestrian Centre, Andrew and Abigail Turnbull, ran Richmond Horse Trials Friday 6th – Sunday 8th May 2022. With the buzz of Badminton Horse Trials running on the same dates plus the blessing of three days of glorious sunshine, the atmosphere was jovial and 550 competitors […]

Summer Horse Feeding

Summer Horse Feeding With summer right around the corner, we wanted to give you some tips on how best to feed your horse this upcoming season.We are going to discuss a horse feeding approach focused on the grass that your horse will be grazing over the summer months ahead. Here at Forageplus, we specialise in […]

Richmond Equestrian Centre

Being a Richmond EC Sponsored Rider and why REC is the best venue to train at. By Samantha Osborne I am so grateful to the Turnbull family for inviting me to be a sponsored rider for 2022. The venue is outstanding! Not only are the facilities amazing but the staff are friendly and helpful. As […]

How to grow your Equestrian business

You might think you have a good website and lots of social media followers, BUT: Only 5% of your followers will actually see your organic posts! Don’t confuse your social media followers with a fully engaged community! The average time a potential customer spends on your website is 24 secs So, If you are NOT […]

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