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Horse riding safety and effective body protection

Horse riding safety and effective body protection

Whether you’re involved in eventing, hacking, or are a general riding enthusiast, consideration should always be given to your body protection. In fact, many competition organisers state...

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Understanding the law on riding hats

Understanding the law on riding hats

Being thrown from your horse can cause a serious head injury hence the Law and Highway Code are there to protect riders and to encourage them to wear...

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Horse riding safety rules – 5 key things you need to know

Horse riding safety rules – 5 key things you need to know

If you’re a horse rider, you’ll probably already appreciate many of the horse riding safety rules.  Familiarising yourself with the Law and industry requirements before...

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Buying, picking and fitting your horse bridle

Buying, picking and fitting your horse bridle

Your horse’s bridle is most probably going to be one of the most important purchases you make when it comes to controlling and communicating with your horse,...

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Keeping your horse warm in the winter months

Keeping your horse warm in the winter months

Caring for your horse throughout the winter months requires expertise, perseverance and commitment.  Whilst many horses and ponies have a natural ‘hardiness’ to adverse weather conditions, they...

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Top tips – teaching your horse some basic good manners

Top tips – teaching your horse some basic good manners

The first thing to remember is that it takes confidence, experience and knowledge to train your horse properly, so don’t expect too much, too soon (of yourself...

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Horse care for complete beginners

Horse care for complete beginners

Owning and taking care of a horse is a big responsibility (and expense) for anyone, particularly if you are new to it.  There is much to learn in...

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What to look for when buying riding breeches & jodhpurs

What to look for when buying riding breeches & jodhpurs

Any horse rider will tell you that ill-fitting jodhpurs or breeches are really uncomfortable. Given both are by nature a snug fit, it’s so easy to go for...

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