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Sassy showing – your quick guide to classes for horse showing – by Stephen Biddlecombe of SB Bits

Your quick guide to classes for horse showing –  MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND Ponies eligible for Mountain and Moorland (or M&M) read more…

Moving up the levels in dressage – by Jenny Richardson BHSAI

You’re blessed with very many great dressage venues and events in the South East of the UK… And at each read more…

Query the fences, the going, and any sharp turns or variations of terrain that may test the competitors...

Cross country enthusiasts – are you planning your spring Hunter Trial? By Jenny Richardson BHSAI

Spring is ‘prime time’ to tackle a hunter trial; pure cross country events whereby riders can compete as pairs or read more…

Former Burghley Young Event Horse winners, Ceylor LAN and Kitty King (Photo by Burghley-horse-trials)

Bitting expert Stephen Biddlecombe answers a reader’s question – ideal bit for a young jumper?

Bitting expert Stephen Biddlecombe answers a reader’s question on bitting Q. I have just bought a five year old TB read more…

The horse will only jump the obstacle if they have the confidence to do so, and have trust in the rider.

Water palaver! Jenny Richardson BHSAI shares her top tips for negotiating water jumps

Jenny Richardson BHSAI is an XC specialist and Head Trainer at Ireland’s Castle Leslie Estate. Cross country riding is an read more…

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Why warm up and warm down, asks trainer Jenny Richardson

Trainer Jenny Richardson BHSAI says we shouldn’t see warm up and warm down as the boring bits before and after read more…

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Are you riding-fit to jump, asks Jenny Richardson

Usually our primary focus is directed towards the well-being and fitness of our horses, but we must also take into read more…

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Lucy Nicholas answers a reader’s query on bib martingales…

Q.I am increasingly seeing bib martingales worn in showjumping competitions, and sometimes in the pages of magazines like Pegasus. But read more…