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What are the benefits of using a double bridle, and when should we start? Claire Lund of Bombers Bits advises.

Q.I am currently riding my mare in a lozenge snaffle. She’s going well, but is sensitive. I am doing training read more…

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The rider’s seat – by Emma Hobson, Dressage Ireland List Six Dressage Judge

Your seat can have an enormous effect on how your horse performs, and there are variations of seat to be read more…

RDA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

Visit the RDA National Championships and Meet You Tube Sensation “This Esme”   With just a week to go until read more…

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If you are one of the UK’s three million individuals who are planning a horse-riding holiday this year, follow our tips!

Here’s why we believe a riding trip is the best sort of holiday to enjoy…   It is a way read more…

You can also repeat the whole exercise in trot.

Teaching a young or inexperienced horse about ‘leg to hand’. By Bomber Nel of Bombers Bits

Being ‘on the bit’ and in a lovely outline is pleasing to look at, and a sign of a harmonious read more…

A horse showing a soft supple frame as he enters a circle

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Jenny Richardson BHSAI shares her tips for developing that elusive ‘throughness’, in part one of a two part series, for Pegasus.

‘Holding’ the horse just treats the symptom Are you one of the many riders of a dressage horse that struggles read more…

'A young horse in leg yield left, showing lateral suppleness, but lacking the engagement of a more advanced horse.' Kindley supplied by Big Time Media

Tips for leg yielding – By Jenny Richardson BHSAI

If you would like your horse to become rounder, by relaxing the jaw and working in a round, low frame, read more…

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Returning to riding – by Jenny Richardson BHSAI

Are you thinking about returning to riding after a break, or a period of not owning a horse? If you read more…