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Category: Top Tips for riders

Feb 08 , 2023
Everything You Need To Know About Horse Riding Schools Before You Choose One

Introduction Choosing the right horse riding school is an important decision for any rider – whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider. With so many schools to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. In this article, we will provide you with everything you…

Oct 18 , 2022
Top tips for preparing horses for the darker and colder weather

With winter fast approaching, Katie Allen-Clarke, Head of Marketing at Horse & Country is here to offer some top tips on preparing your horse for the colder season. Read on to find out how to keep your four-legged friend cosy, happy and healthy throughout the season. As the colder weather…

Jun 15 , 2022
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…

Feb 24 , 2022
Breaking in horses for the show ring

Article by Samantha Osborne I believe in allowing young horses to have time to mature and socialise in a herd before starting to break them for ridden work.  As a child, I learned a useful tip from a lady working at a local Highland pony stud and I use it…

Jan 27 , 2022
Riding Arena Construction Guide

We have been given permission by MainLand Aggregates to reproduce this very informative post. To view the original post and download a PDF version please go HERE Choosing the Site If you are short of land you won’t have much choice as to where the arena is built. If you…

Sep 11 , 2020
6 Top Tips for Remembering your Dressage Test

I don’t know about you I really struggle to remember my dressage tests. I am historically a show jumper, however as I have grown older I have liked the challenge of being an all-rounder. I have now done a few riding club dressage tests and even a couple of one…