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    Horse Passports and Knowing Your Responsibilities as an Owner by Cheryl Johns, Founder of LiveryList Confused by the new legislation for Horse Passports? Unsure who should hold passports as a yard owner or horse owner? Below we outline the basics of a Horse Passport and answer some of the most commonly asked questions… Since the introduction of the Horse Passport in 2004,...

    Article06-03-2019
    We teamed up with Aztec Diamond to send some of our brand ambassadors some great pieces from Aztec to test and review. We sent Meg and Lauren from Hesteyri Horses a Technical Stretch Base Layer each to test out. Here’s what they thought.. Technical Stretch Base Layer – Khaki      What did you think? We loved the look ...

    Article04-03-2019
    We teamed up with Aztec Diamond to send some of our brand ambassadors some great pieces from Aztec to test and review. Meg and Lauren from Hesteyri Horses were sent a couple of items to put to the test on a busy training yard. First up is the stylish Black Stone Wash Denim Breeches and here’s what they thought.. Black Stone Wash Denim Breeches  So, what did you think of ...

    ArticleHow to - Saddles04-03-2019
    Hi, I'm Abby from the Talland School of equitation and I'm going to show you a couple of different types of saddles. Okay, so here we have a dressage saddle and a GP saddle, a general purpose saddle can be used for flat or jumping. So you can see there are some obvious differences when you look at these Saddles. Let's do the GP saddle first. Okay, what you'll...

    ArticleHow to - Saddles01-03-2019
    Hi, I'm Abi from the Tallan School of Equitation and I'm going to show you how to clean a saddle. Okay, first of all, there are two ways you can do it. You can do the quick way, which is where you just simply take the girth off and run the stirrups down. Get your sponge under a little bit of warm water. You just want the sponge to be slightly damp, you don't want to w...

    Article27-02-2019
    On the 21st of February 2019, we (the Hesteyri Horses team), headed to Gloucestershire based Oxstalls Cross Country for the first time! Last season, we were a touch busy with our ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End so we didn’t get to many other parties! We went with two horses, one who had never been cross country before and another who hadn’t been for two years....

    Article21-02-2019
    This time I’ve decided to design an adaptable exercise which can be beneficial when jumping to help with balance. This layout is great as you don’t need a huge arena and you can do numerous exercises without changing the design. (Please see the 3 below) This exercise can help improve balance and consistency in striding/rhythm. Ride as shown over the green line. Ensure b...

    Article18-02-2019
    Hi again, This time I’m going to review two of my favourite riding hat’s available at the moment. My first helmet is the Jin Stirrups Cap Color Helmet: I’ve had this helmet for over 4 months and can only say it has been great. The unique design always gets lots of comments and not only does it look smarts it’s also really practical. It’s super li...

    Article13-02-2019
    Horse racing is in complete shutdown. Many yards across the country are have closed their doors to protect themselves from the risk of infection. And polo? We’ve got a brief and indescript email from the HPA telling us to be careful. Meanwhile one of the biggest tournaments of the year continues to take place, the SUPA university nationals, seeing hire horses from all over the country mak...

    Article12-02-2019
    Hi, I’m Rachel, I’m 24 years old and based in the West Midlands. I run my family's small yard alongside my day job. I am a proud owner of beloved 22-year-old palomino Quarter Horse Billy and Hercules, a rising two-year-old Miniature Spotted Pony. Having previously enjoyed riding club activities and eventing with Billy in his younger years,  I am now venturing into ...

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