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Copyright Confusion: Staying Within The Law

Whether you are soaring over a huge fence or trotting down the centre line, coming home from an event with quality photographs is a great way to remember the day. However, riders are at risk of loosing this privileged as breaches of photo copyright are taking their toll. After a long day competing, plenty of…

Boosting Local Business

Horse owners are spoilt for choice in East Anglia, with the rural counties of our region producing a bounty of high quality products for us to enjoy. In addition, the plentiful tack shops offer knowledge and assistance in getting exactly the right item for you or your horse.  The equestrian market is unique in many…

Equestrianism in the 21st Century

Nearly everyone today has a smart phone, compare that to five years ago and the change is radical. With everyone within reach of the newest and smartest gadget, we increasingly turn to technology to make our daily lives easier, and this is no different in the equestrian world.  To outsiders the equestrian world appears to…

Wrapped up warm

When it comes to winter, staying dry is the number one priority. You and your horse’s wardrobe doesn’t need to be huge, but having a few key pieces will set you up to beat whatever the weather has in store.  Before planning your next shopping trip, it is worthwhile understanding what the market has to…

A helping hand

Whether you want to achieve a riding resolution, need to work on your confidence or could do with some eyes on the ground, a trip to a riding school might just be in order. When most people think about riding schools, they imagine Thelwell ponies obediently carrying around small children and popping over cross poles….

Staying safe in the saddle

Horses are famously known for being unpredictable, so reducing risk and staying safe is paramount! Horse riding is a dangerous sport; for many this is why riding can give such an adrenalin rush and makes the sport so thrilling to take part in. While we might like the excitement of taking risks, we get the…

In the feed room: reading a feedbag

With eye catching packaging featuring beautiful horses, it is easy to choose a feed based on looks alone, but do we really know what is going into our horses diet? The back of a feedbag contains a wealth of knowledge, telling you not only how to feed and the recommended weights, but also the exact…

Winter ailments: Mud, glorious mud

Mud, wet and cold brings a whole new range of problems to prevent, manage and treat. Here are a few of the common problems and methods to go about treating them. When the weather turns and winter rolls in, it may be tempting to layer on the rugs and bring your horse into the stable if it…

Horse trailer safety: safe travels

Transporting your horse can be a stressful experience, but ensuring your trailer is road worthy and safe will help journeys fly by.  During the course of the year, we see many horse trailers that shouldn’t be on the road. Such trailers are used to carry very expensive horses, someone’s real pride and joy, but in…

Dogs and horses: life in harmony

Horses are flight animals, while dogs are natural predators and social animals. Although the two wouldn’t go together in nature, horses and dogs are often paired within the countryside community, so it is worth making sure they can coexist happily. Whether it is during a hack or on a yard, you will likely encounter a…