The Falabella horse is the original miniature horse breed and is not to be mistaken for the Argentinian Bergman breed, which some unscrupulous horse dealers will pass off as Falabella horse’s. Here we look at the breed characteristics and its long 150 year history
Modern equestrian eventing competitions include a wide variety of cross country obstacles and as event riders are becoming better and better, the course designers are incorporating more and more unusual obstacles and decorations
Out think your horse with a little patient brainwashing. Use our worming made easy trick to ensure a stress free worming day. All it takes is a little patience and some apple juice.
Plaiting and grooming a horses mane helps to show off the line of the neck and emphasis the neck conformation and overall look of the horse. Different types of mane pulls or cuts can be applied to different types of horse or even for competing in different types of horse shows or equestrian competitions
Lincolnshire is a County in the East of England and features some of the most breathtaking landscapes in England, full of pretty picturesque towns and villages with cobbled streets and stone built houses. Horse Riding in Lincolnshire is both popular and very well catered for. There are plenty of good quality equestrian centres, riding schools and stable yards throughout Lincolnshire just browse the Lincolnshire equestrian map or scroll through the riding club, riding school or livery yard pages to find local riding near you …
Different show jumping techniques for rein releases are used depending on the circumstances surrounding the showjump obstacle. All riders should be ready and able to use each of the show jumping techniques as needed and should practice them all regularly
Use our winning dressage test tips to ensure you do well in your dressage competition and give yourself the best chance of success. To win you must be positive and believe you can. This means being focused before during and after your dressage test
Whether a novice or experienced horse rider we can all benefit from improving our seat position. A good seat can solve a lot of problems from wobbly legs to your hip collapsing on one side and problems with insecure rein contact
Cross Country clothing in equestrian eventing is informal, and many riders use colours that match some of their eventing horse tack. Deciding what to wear when competing in the cross country phase of eventing isn’t difficult, so long as you stick to safety rules
The horses skeleton provides support for its muscles; protection for the horse’s internal organs; and has enough mobility built into its various parts that the horse can move smoothly at differing speeds and still lie down, graze or do both at the same time.
The first sign of laminitic symptoms from a dietary cause will usually appear within 24 to 48 hrs. The horse may adopt the classic horse laminitis stance, with its hind feet placed up under its belly. Laminitis can be a very serious equine condition and all horse owners should be aware of the signs causes & treatment of horse laminitis
Horse riding in Kansas is a real treat for horse riders and trail riding fans due to its varied climate and fantastic landscapes. Horseback riding is available in 24 Kansas state parks
There really is no better way to have a canter than horse riding in Yorkshire, be it alongside the Heritage Coastline, through one of the three National Parks or along the bridle paths and routes setup especially for horse riders
You’ll be a better rider and a better competition team if both you and your horse are fit to ride. Some equestrian disciplines, such as polo, eventing or classical dressage demand a higher fitness level than others, but any rider who is fit to ride will actually have more fun riding. No matter what equestrian discipline they prefer
Well attended horse shows, equestrian events, excellent riding trails and superb equestrian centers make horse riding in Mississippi feel like an equestrian paradise
Firstly Frederico Caprilli proposed and introduced the jumping seat then Count Illias Toptani moved things forward by developing a proper jumping saddle. A saddle that gives the rider a more secure seat and the show jumping horse more room to move under the rider.
Horse friendly parks, rugged canyons and historic trail rides, including those ridden by the notorious outlaw Butch Cassidy, make horse riding in Utah a must do for all horseback riding, trekking and trail riding fans
Cannington Equestrian Centre is based in the Somerset village of Cannington near Taunton, Somerset, it helps local riders compete if they own a horse or not by holding regular training sessions & hosting equestrian competitions
Barguse Riding Centre is BHS approved, Council Inspected, Clubmark accredited and Fully insured. Barguse Offers Riding Lessons, Working Livery and Pony Club shows and events
Trent Park Equestrian Centre (TPEC) is a British Horse Society Equestrian Centre of Excellence it offers riding tuition, equestrian qualifications & livery stables. The centre is RDA Approved and has been awarded the Accessibility Mark