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The ‘do’s and ‘don’ts’ of what to wear for riding competitions

The ‘do’s and ‘don’ts’ of what to wear for riding competitions

Confusion is rife in the riding industry about what riders should and shouldn’t wear for specific riding competitions and events.  In an attempt to help, here...

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Free guide to fitting your saddle

Free guide to fitting your saddle

Whether you’re an established rider or a complete novice, a well fitting saddle allows your horse a greater degree of freedom, movement and comfort.  It also...

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Essential horse riding gear for Winter. Where do I start?

Essential horse riding gear for Winter. Where do I start?

If you’re a horse rider, the cold is always a real challenge through the Winter months.  Here are some top tips for keeping warm in these...

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Fitting, using and maintaining your saddle

Fitting, using and maintaining your saddle

There has been much written over the years about hot to measure up, fit and maintain your saddle.  This is our attempt to clarify the situation. A...

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Basic road safety for the equestrian community

Basic road safety for the equestrian community

Before you venture out onto any road with your horse, you need to be suitably equipped to deal with situations that might arise.  That means understanding how...

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Caring for your horse after a ride

Caring for your horse after a ride

When you’ve been for a ride, you will still have many important jobs to do when it comes to cleaning your tack and caring for your horse....

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Everything you need to know about horse rugs

Everything you need to know about horse rugs

Don’t be tempted to put any old blanket or rug onto your horse’s back as they are not fit for purpose. Coming in many different sizes,...

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Saddlery and leatherworks for your horse: what to look for

Saddlery and leatherworks for your horse: what to look for

Leather is the main (and preferred) material from which saddles are made. What you need to note, however, is that not all leather is of the same quality.  ...

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Top tips for caring for your tack

Top tips for caring for your tack

If you don’t take care of your riding tack, it won’t take care of you and it certainly won’t last.  The combined cost is...

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Correct dress for all riding occasions

Correct dress for all riding occasions

With so many different riding disciplines within the equestrian field, it’s sometimes difficult to make sense of it all – certainly in terms of what you should wear....

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