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    Article21-05-2019
    Hello, Edward here, This time I thought I would talk about the importance of the warmup when riding and provide some top tips to help perfect yours, The warmup is very important when riding, when done correctly it can have a huge benefit on the horses way of going. Here are my top tips on getting the most out of the warmup: 1. When you first get on try and think about what you have...

    Article20-05-2019
    Most people have heard the phrase ‘self-produced’ in reference to horses but what does it really mean? Some use the expression because they have been the only one to sit on a horse, some say that they have self-produced their horse after buying it backed, some breed and some ride a horse who’s already at a certain level and ‘produce’ said horse to the next leve...

    Article13-05-2019
    What is it and how can it help my polo ponies? What is sports physiotherapy and how does this relate to equine physiotherapy? Sports physiotherapy is common practice for all professional and semi-professional human athletes and the benefits are widely known and appreciated. Sports physiotherapists are involved in the prevention and management of injury, restoring optimal function, and c...

    ArticleHow to - Saddles13-05-2019
    Hi, I’m Ken Lyndon-Dykes from Saddleworld, and I want to talk about all-purpose saddles today. Now, that can mean almost anything, say, all-purpose, general purpose, eventing or a saddle you can use for lots of different things. An all-purpose saddle is exactly what it says, you can do a bit of jumping, you can do a bit of flat work, you can do a bit of hacking. But like anythi...

    ArticleHow to - Saddles13-05-2019
    Hi, I’m Ken Lyndon-Dykes from Saddleworld and today we are going to talk about dressage saddles. Generally speaking, dressage saddles look like this. Sometimes they have skin on the seat and front other times they have soft hide, or not, it really doesn't matter. The thing about a dressage saddle that’s so important is that it’s very straight cut and allows...

    Article09-05-2019
    The Hesteyri Horses team were lucky to have tickets provided by Horsemart so that we could attend cross country day at Badminton 2019! Emily King and Dargun ~ Fence 1 We left slightly later than intended so the cues into the grounds were very long but we managed to get in before the first horse set off! William Fox-Pitt and Little Fire ~ Fence 33 We headed to the main...

    Article23-04-2019
    You know, when you know things, but suddenly, you understand things?  It’s awesome, isn’t it, when you have an ah-ha moment.  It happened to me recently… When you’re a beginner, in whatever, you tend to move and wobble.  Think of a beginner on a bicycle. A beginner on a slack line. A child beginning to learn to walk.  As your brain tries to figur...

    Article23-04-2019
    An interview with long distance rider Gillian Larson - on the support plans behind her expeditions, the highlights of her trails so far and advice for those wanting to give it a go! Gillian has completed four amazing journeys on horseback, it was impossible to fit it all into one article! Here, we cover what she takes with her on her journeys and get a better insight into what it take...

    Article17-04-2019
    Hi Edward here, This time I’m going to be talking about how to maximise your score when competing in dressage. Tips before competing: Make sure that you know your test Practice the test lots, to ensure that both you and the horse can perform each movement correctly. When practicing try to work on certain movements at a time and then once perfected move onto the...

    Article11-04-2019
    Horsemart content writer Hannah Phenix conducted an interview with Gillian Larson, long distance trail rider. In this two part interview you will found out all about Gillian and her experience with trail riding. An interview with Gillian Larson by Hannah Phenix.  When I first came across Gillian I was taken aback by how approachable she was. On her social media channels, she answer...

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