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Recurrent Airway Obstruction

By Tori Jordan MA VetMB MRCVS Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) is a common, performance-limiting respiratory disease that affects both horses read more…

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Contact – A matter of perspective

A short while ago I wrote about the scales of training, and briefly described the key points covered by the read more…

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Straighten Up in the Saddle

As riders, we are always looking to improve our technique and performance in the saddle. However, it is all too read more…

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Are Your Paddocks and Grassland Suffering?

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about your paddocks and fields to ensure read more…

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Colic

By Naomi Barrett Your horse is pawing at the ground, sweating and looking around at his flank, repeatedly getting up read more…

This horse is showing good flexion and energy, and he is nearly showing the same angle with the hind and fore leg cannon bones when they're in the air

Making Sense of score sheets

When you complete a dressage test in competition, at the end of the competition, you should receive a sheet detailing read more…

Young horse showing pleasing outline and most of the requirements

Riding in Harmony. Part 1

The “Correct Outline” And How To Achieve It By Phil Bennett B.H.S.I.I. Phil Bennett is a classically trained, freelance teacher read more…

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Riding in Harmony. Part 2

The “Correct Outline” And How To Achieve It By Phil Bennett B.H.S.I.I. Phil Bennett is a classically trained, freelance teacher read more…

Even during this moment of maximum collection the well stretched topline is obvious

Riding in Harmony. Part 3

The “Correct Outline” And How To Achieve It By Phil Bennett B.H.S.I.I.  Phil Bennett is a classically trained, freelance teacher read more…

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Guide to Fitting a False Tail

    Is your horse or pony’s tail thin and damaged, spoiling the look of the overall appearance?  No need read more…