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Bitting equines for specific problems – head shaking

By ‘bitting boffin’ Lucy Nicholas If your horse is head shaking during ridden work, it is firstly essential to distinguish read more…

Adding hay in field has topped up this horse's fibre ration as summer nears its close.

Caring for your golden oldie – top tips for veteran equine nutritional care, by Peter Fishpool

The phrase “long in the tooth” to signify old age came about for good reason; so make sure that your read more…

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Bleeding from the horse’s mouth – possible causes

  By bitting expert Lucy Nicholas We have all seen the high profile cases within dressage competition, whereby a steward read more…

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Electrolytes: Not just a Summer Supplement.

Peter Fishpool takes a look at the importance of Electrolytes for Horses in wintertime in his latest blog for Pegasus. read more…

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Lungeing tips! By Jenny Richardson

Lunging the horse is a great way to help develop his balance, confidence and paces. Equipment There is a wide read more…

Goal setting in 2017! By Peter Fishpool.

After a gentler time over December, many equestrians are getting their horses fit and ready for the 2017 season. Whether read more…

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Time to travel?

By Jenny Richardson, BHSAI Why are riding holidays often booked in January? If you flick through the pages of the read more…

The Micklem avoids pressure on the facial nerves.

Bitless bridles

By bitting expert Lucy Nicholas Riders may choose to ride without a bit for a variety of reasons, such as read more…