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Always approach from a positive, forward stride. (Polly Tucker is pictured)

Let’s go cross country schooling! By trainer Emma Hobson BHSAI

XC is an excellent foundation for a horse’s general education, encouraging a trusting partnership. Most horses thoroughly enjoy the experience read more…

The Bombers Moulded Mullen range includes all of the popular cheekpiece styles, including Loose Ring, Eggbutt, Full Check, Pelham and Drop Cheek

All About The Mullen Mouthpiece – by Bomber Nel

Traditionally, mullen mouthpieces are straight, or with a slight arch, and made from solid stainless steel. Some riders feel that read more…

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…