Horse-racing themed slot games

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The classic sport of horse racing has been the focus of worldwide betting for generations. The unpredictable thrills of the sport make it great favorite among sports gamblers. The digital revolution helped transform this popularity into the modern age. Horse racing games have blossomed with the advances in gaming technology and the spread of gaming platforms. Digital horse racing games now offer players the opportunity to dig this excitement of horse racing – from the comfort of their own homes. Many modern horse racing games are realistic simulations of the…

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Chatsworth International Horse Trials organisers ‘devastated’ to announce cancellation of 2024 event

FRA-Stephane Landois rides Chaman Dumontceau during the Cross Country for the FEI Nations Cup Eventing CCI4*-S. 2023 GBR-Chatsworth International Horse Trial | Presented by Delarki. Bakewell, Derbyshire. Saturday 13 May 2023. Copyright Photo: Libby Law Photography

The organisers of Chatsworth International Horse Trials announced today, Thursday, 16th May, that the event, scheduled to take place between 17th May 2024 and 19th May 2024, has been cancelled. The statement retrieved from the event website reads: We are devastated to announce that due to the last 12 hours of heavy rain on site, under instruction from the BE and FEI officials we have been forced to cancel the 2024 Chatsworth International Horse Trials. “We are sorry for the disappointment and inconvenience this will cause. Our team has worked…

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6 of the Best Travel Boots for Horses

Best Travel Boots for Horse - Everything Horse

Here we’ve picked out six of the best travel boots for horses. We’ve based our choices on cost, quality, and popularity; as a boot well-liked, is a boot that has proved it’s worth. When travelling our horses, safety is at the forefront of our minds. Choosing how to prepare them for travel can mean the difference between a happy, safe journey to sustaining an injury should they not be adequately protected. Young horses are especially at risk as they take to the road for their first few outings. Nerves, an…

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FEI Rankings May 2024

Image: Yasmin Ingham with Banzai Du Loir (GBR) during the FEI Eventing European Championships 2023 in Haras du Pin (FRA)

The FEI oversees around 70 Rankings and Standings across all the disciplines, from World Rankings calculated on a monthly basis for Athletes, Horses and/or combinations, to league, team and regional based standings for Series such as the FEI World Cup™ and FEI Nations Cup™, as well as a variety of youth categories, among others. Below you will find the main FEI Rankings for May 2024 in the senior World Rankings, as well as a special spotlight on the FEI Eventing World Athlete Ranking for this month’s special “Ranking Spotlight”.  Longines…

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Chestertons Polo in the Park returns to London this June

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The world’s largest three-day polo festival, Chestertons Polo in the Park, is back and kicking off London’s social calendar at Hurlingham Park, Fulham, from Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 2024. Set across three incredible days, the international polo event will feature teams from across the globe, where spectators will see England battle it against the USA in a thrilling international fixture for the coveted Olympic Trophy! The impressive Fulham food festival, featuring an array of new food and drink opportunities, will help keep guests happy with hospitality, a new VIP…

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Fly masks and other things to help protect your horse’s head this summer

Horse Fly Mask

Hurrah, it’s summer … but where is all the sun? As the typical British summertime gets underway it’s time we reach for the rugs and fly masks for horses to protect them from flies and unwanted pets. Despite the sun not making much of an appearance, the risk and irritation still prevail. We’ve already covered a selection of the best fly rugs for this spring/summer. However, with a host of fly masks available for our horses, it makes you wonder which one could be best and why. While we can’t…

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Seat Unique becomes official partner for the ARC

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Britain’s largest racing group, Arena Racing Company (ARC) welcomes a new partnership this month with Seat Unique, a trusted premium ticketing provider The partnership welcomes Seat Unique as ARC’s Official Online Premium Ticket and Hospitality Partner, providing unparalleled premium experiences to racing enthusiasts across the UK.  The premium experience economy continues to soar, with spending in the entertainment space growing last year driven primarily by live events and sports. Consumers are placing increasing importance on bigger and more unforgettable days out. Seat Unique has seen an 88% increase in the…

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Vets from the UK receive specialist field surgery training

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A special equine training clinic for vets, hosted by The Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Devon, has provided a unique opportunity to learn valuable field surgery and anaesthesia skills on semi-feral ponies. Events like this rarely happen in the UK. The specialist clinic, organised by the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), enabled vets to demonstrate castration techniques in the field, rather than an operating theatre. It’s a valuable professional skill and greatly improves the future of colts who, uncastrated, are often difficult to find homes for. As geldings they could become riding or companion ponies or…

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A historic moment: UK bans live export of horses for slaughter

UK bans live export of horses for slaughter - black and white image of horses being led to slaughter

In a landmark achievement culminating a century’s efforts, World Horse Welfare is celebrating the pivotal Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill reaching the end of its Parliamentary journey, receiving its third and final reading in Parliament on Tuesday, May 14th 2024. This historic legislation will ban the live export of horses and other livestock for slaughter and fattening from Great Britain and now just needs Royal Assent before it passes into law. This historic legislation will ban the live export of horses and other livestock for slaughter and fattening from Great…

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Why Winspirit Online Casino? A Look at Its Benefits

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Are you looking for a great online casino with lots of benefits and fun games? Winspirit online casino might be perfect for you. Among all the online casinos out there, Winspirit is special because it has lots of games, big bonuses, and top-notch safety. Let’s take a closer look at why it is the best choice for players who want excitement and reliability. Wide Range of Games for Winspirit Online Casino Players Winspirit online casino has lots of different games to suit everyone’s tastes. It doesn’t matter if you like…

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Platform launched to help clean up the equestrian industry

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Two female co-founders have vowed to clean up the equestrian industry with the launch of Equiyd, a platform that creates the start of a horse’s digital footprint and allows safe and secure sales for buyers and sellers. Cheshire based duo Michelle Lea and Claire Spencer believe the platform is the first of its kind, with the sole aim of protecting buyers and sellers with transparent horse history, digital vetting records, secure payment solutions and comprehensive insurance support. “The idea was born at the side of the showring” explains Michelle. “We’ve…

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2024 Preakness Prospects: Muth, Arkansas Derby Winner

A Group Of Jockeys Racing In A Muddy Race Preakness Stakes

This week’s horse racing spotlight falls on Muth, the recent victor of the Arkansas Derby, positioning him as a frontrunner for the eagerly anticipated 149th Preakness Stakes, slated for May 18 at Pimlico Race Course. With the horse racing world’s eyes fixed on him, along with Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan, Muth stands out as a prime contender, especially in the absence of Bob Baffert’s entrants from the Kentucky Derby due to previous sanctions. Trained by the Hall of Famer himself, Muth carries the hopes of Zedan Racing Stables into…

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Eleven runners set for Newbury’s feature Group 1 Race

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Eleven remain on course for Newbury’s Group One feature race of the Flat season, the £400,000 Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes on Saturday 18th May, 2024. Six-time Group One winner Inspiral, trained by John and Thady Gosden for Cheveley Park Stud, heads the top-quality line up in the first older horse Group One of the season. The superstar mare could make her seasonal re-appearance over the mile at Newbury and have a first tilt at the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes. The five-year-old daughter of Frankel, last seen when winning the Breeders’ Cup Filly &…

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Friendly Soul heads seven runners for Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York this Wednesday

an arial image of York racecourse to represent gathering for Group 3 Tattersalls Musidora Stakes

The John and Thady Gosden-trained FRIENDLY SOUL heads seven runners for the Group 3 Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York this Wednesday, May 15th during the Dante Festival. Owned and bred by George Strawbridge, the daughter of Kingman comes into the race unbeaten in two starts and looked an eye-catching winner on seasonal return earlier this month in the Listed Pretty Polly Stakes at Newmarket, where the first two home drew 12 lengths clear of the third. Ahead of her Tattersalls Musidora engagement, her rider Kieran Shoemark said: “She was very impressive on…

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What you need to know about horse racing

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Horse racing is a genre of performance sport, involving well trained horses that are ridden by jockeys, over a certain distance and field. It is a well-known sport all around the globe, being one of the oldest and most common professional sports, even since classical antiquity, some might say. As any other sport, it varies in many formats, and different countries have created their specific way of playing this equestrian performance. Variations go from races with particular breeds of horses, to running over obstacles, or even performing on different track surfaces.…

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City Of Troy Heads the Pack for Epsom Derby 2024

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The Epsom Derby is one of the biggest horse races worldwide, let alone just in the UK. It’s one of the oldest flat races to be in existence, having first been run in 1780. It’s an annual event that attracts a global audience. The short race features the biggest and best eligible horses. 2024 Epsom Derby: All You Need To Know The Epsom Derby is held at the Epsom Downs Racecourse, which is located in Surrey. The race course is left-handed and consists of a distance of 1 mile, 4 furlongs, and…

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Summer Hoof Care Tips

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**Sponsored Post** It has been a difficult winter and spring for horses’ hooves, with the nonstop rain creating fields that resemble mud baths. The knock-on effect of the muddy conditions has seen many horses developing a hoof abscess. With the summer months on the horizon, the warmer temperatures present a whole new set of issues for hoof health. Unlike the constant wet conditions, we have recently experienced, the challenge during the summer months is the sudden weather changes, with a typical UK summer consisting of a mixture of warmer temperatures…

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What personality type is your horse?

what personality is your horse?

What personality type is your horse? Here we take a comical look at some of the most typical horse-type personalities most yards have to offer. The Drama Queen, or King I see a leaf and jump in the air; a height equivalent to a four-story building. I hack out with my head higher than an HGV, with my tail swinging from side to side, ready to whinny my heart out at the sight of another horse as I suffer from extreme anxiety. Grids could very well end your life, and don’t…

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How TV has Impacted the Growth of Horse Racing

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Television is one of the most popular things in the world as is sport and these two things go hand in hand, with some of the most watched channels in the world being sports channels. Horse racing is one of the most watched and bet-on sports in the world and as more people want to watch horse racing the more views it gets on TV. When more people watch the sport it invites more money and a better viewing experience for the fans. More viewers means a bigger prize purse…

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Emirates ban on the carriage of donkey skins

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The Donkey Sanctuary has applauded Emirates for implementing the worldwide carriage ban of donkey skin on World Donkey Day on May 8th. Millions of donkeys are killed for their skins each year, which are exported across the world and used to make traditional medicine and remedies. The move by the world’s largest international airline serves to disrupt the donkey skin trade by restricting the international movement of hides, protecting donkey populations and the communities that rely on donkeys for their livelihoods.  In February this year, African Heads of State and Government…

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Best Fly Sprays for Horses

Best Fly Sprays for Horses

Discover a selection of the best fly sprays for horses in our product feature here. We take a look at products that have proven themselves to us, as horse owners, so we can help give you the heads up this coming season. Spring and summer are truly some of the best months. Why? Longer days, more time out grazing, firmer ground and that summer sun, however, it doesn’t come without worries in terms of horse health issues for owners. There are many reasons why and when you’ll need to use…

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Oliver Townend withdraws from Badminton

Oliver Townend riding Ballaghmor Class for (GBR) takes 2nd place at Badminton Horse Trials 2023

A statement released by Oliver reads: “Absolutely gutted to withdraw Ballaghmor Class from this week’s MARS Badminton Horse Trials. He had an abscess earlier in the season and consequently missed a couple of runs and gallops. This morning he went for his final gallop and with the 11.5 mins cross country course combined with the possible soft ground we don’t feel he’s at his normal 5* fitness right now. This is the first time in his career he’s missed a 5* and with the Rolex Grand Slam being at stake (for…

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Best low sugar treats for your horse or pony

best low sugar treats for your horse

Low sugar horse treats for horses are ideal to feed as a reward, or treat in a stable ball or from your hand. However, with horse health problems such as laminitis an ongoing concern for many horse owners, opting for a molasses free, low sugar, low-calorie treat is best to promote good health. Not only can low sugar treats be a healthier choice, but they are also a fantastic option for those horses that are sensitive to sugar intake, who exhibit signs of unwanted behaviour with feeds high in sugar.…

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FEI agree multi-year partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery

FEI agree multi-year partnership with Warner Bros. image of Martin Fuchs from Switzerland jumping Leone Jei during Longines League of Nations™ in Ocala USA on 23 March 2024. ©FEI/Richard Juilliart

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has agreed a new multi-year partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) that will see major events on the international equestrian circuit screened in 75 markets across Europe and Asia. These include the entire Longines FEI League of Nations season until at least 2027; the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western European League until at least the 2027/2028 season; the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League (NAL) until at least 2027/2028; and the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Finals until at least 2028. Live and…

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