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Powering Your Horsebox - Lithium-Iron vs Lead Power
With all the modern amenities that come installed in horseboxes today, we’re used to traveling in the style to which we’ve become accustomed. From kettles and toasters to cookers and fridges, we’re never too far away from our home comforts. But what does that mean for us in terms of powering all this on the road? As it stands, the majority of horsebox batteries available on the market are standard lead acid batteries, which, as we all know, are slow to charge, require charging frequently and deteriorate rapidly. Should we really be dictated to in this way, in this day and
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Strangles Awareness Week 4th - 10th May
The equine community is being urged to get behind the first Strangles Awareness Week to help eradicate the stigma around the disease. Strangles is an equine infectious disease that has over 600 cases annually, making it the most prolific equine disease in the UK. An outbreak of Strangles can be devastating for horse owners and yard owners. Sadly, the stigma around Strangles can prevent those affected from being open about an outbreak which is an essential part of preventing the spread of disease. The new initiative, which has received the backing of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), has been
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Rising Trot Tutorial With Sarah Williams
Here's a quick tutorial on the movement of the connection, with the horse and the rider working together. So, as you can see, today I am talking about the rising trot. I’m trying to demonstrate how you need to bend and straighten your elbows in the rising trot as you go forwards, up and down! So, as your knees bend and straighten, your elbows need to bend and straighten together; they work in unison to stabilise the contact so the horse can go forwards into a steady bit, in a steady rein. You are seeing Amo right from the beginning, so he
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Powering Your Horsebox - Lithium-Iron vs Lead Power
With all the modern amenities that come installed in horseboxes today, we’re used to traveling in the style to which we’ve become accustomed. From kettles and toasters to cookers and fridges, we’re never too far away from our home comforts. But what does that mean for us in terms of powering all this on the road? As it stands, the majority of horsebox batteries available on the market are standard lead acid batteries, which, as we all know, are slow to charge, require charging frequently and deteriorate rapidly. Should we really be dictated to in this way, in this day and
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