ASMAR Equestrian Launch Silicone Grip Riding Leggings

ASMAR Equestrian Launch Silicone Grip Riding Leggings Fashion-led lifestyle brand, ASMAR Equestrian, has launched a new product that joins their exciting range of rider-led clothing and accessories. The Silicone Grip Riding Leggings boast UPF50 sun protection, alongside a quick-drying moisture system material for comfort in and out of the saddle. Available in full seat or knee patch silicone, the fabric is exquisitely soft and designed to move with you where you want and hold you in where you need. Top features include: Flattering double waistband designed to shape, contour and…

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Equine Quality of Life research undertaken with support of welfare organisations

equine quality of life research undertaken picture of black pony stood in a field

Equine Quality of Life research undertaken with support of welfare organisations How to assess an equine’s quality of life is a highly debated topic yet lacks scientific agreement on how it’s best carried out. A recently published report on an equine Quality of Life (QoL) project lays the foundation for effective measurement of this difficult to assess issue and should positively influence future horse welfare. During 2021, students from a number of institutions throughout the UK took part in an Advancing Equine Scientific Excellence (AESE) project; through the Quality of…

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 A Complete Guide On Horse Trailering

A Complete Guide On Horse Trailering

 A Complete Guide On Horse Trailering A horse trailer at disposal offers freedom to people to bring their horses with them to several places. For example, horse trailering can help carry horses to shows, trails, clinics, and even the beach. Besides, having a horse trailer allows horse owners to take urgent action if any medical emergency arises.  Owning and operating a horse trailer comes with additional concerns and responsibilities Whether a person is new to horse trailer ownership or is looking for help with hauling, this article is the right…

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HorseFest to Launch at Kelsall Hill

Equifest Kelsall Hill

HorseFest THE Exciting New Outdoor Summer Festival for Horse Lovers launches at Kelsall Hill EC in July 2022! HorseFest, a NEW summer festival for horse lovers launching in 2022, has scooped residency at one of Cheshire’s elite equestrian Centres, Kelsall Hill. Running from 8-10th July, HorseFest, presented by John Oates Horseboxes, is a fantastic new weekend festival designed to celebrate all things horse! HorseFest will bring together a magical mix of equestrian experts, elite riders and horse owners, to learn, have fun and create special memories over a summer weekend.…

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A look ahead to the Cheltenham Festival

Looking ahead to the cheltenham festival horses galloping on a racetrack

A look ahead to the Cheltenham Festival The Cheltenham Festival is one of the biggest events on the horse racing calendar. Each year, racing fans enjoy four days of glorious horse racing. The event takes place at Cheltenham racecourse, considered the home of Jump racing. This year, the festival begins on 15th March and ends on 18th March. More than £4.5 million in prize money is up for grabs. The popularity of the Cheltenham festival There’s absolutely no denying the popularity of the festival, an event which has seen all…

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Irish see off strong challenge from UAE for first-leg victory in Abu Dhabi

Youngest team member, 20-year-old Jack Ryan, helped Team Ireland to victory in the first leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 series at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates today when producing two brilliant clear rounds with his home-bred Irish Sport Horse BBS McGregor. (FEI/Martin Dokoupil)

Irish see off strong challenge from UAE for first-leg victory in Abu Dhabi Written by by Louise Parkes Hosts and Saudi Arabia qualify for Longines Final 2022 Team Ireland came out on top in the first clash of the 10-leg Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates today. But the hosts chased them every inch of the way to finish a close second ahead of Great Britain in third place. As Irish Chef d’Equipe, Michael Blake, said afterwards the competition turned into…

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Top Horse Riding Boots

Top Horse Riding Boots Horse Riding Boots are a staple item in any equestrian’s wardrobe. Not only do they provide a suitable sole for when the foot is in the stirrup, but they also offer comfort, protection, and support too. Leading footwear brands have worked hard to understand the needs of the modern-day rider and have used innovative techniques to bring a variety of suitable footwear to the equestrian market. In this article, we take a look at a selection of the best horse riding boots available to the female…

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Everything you need to know about the Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival

Everything you need to know about the Cheltenham Festival The Cheltenham Festival is the grand event for jumping races in the United Kingdom (UK). It has a total of 28 races across four days. This is where the best horses, jockeys, and trainers go head to head to see who are the best athletes of the season. The event is set on Cheltenham Racecourse at Prestbury Park. It is scheduled from 15 March (Tuesday) to 18 March (Friday) with at least one featured race on each day. Ticket sales, hospitality,…

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A11 ponies doing well after tragic road accident

Mariah and Carey are currently under the care of Redwings

A11 ponies doing well after tragic road accident Two ponies rescued from the scene of an accident that resulted in the death of a third pony on the A11 in Suffolk last week are doing well in Redwings’ care. Mariah and Carey, as they’ve been named, came into the charity last Tuesday (11th January). Very sadly, another pony – thought to be Carey’s mum – was killed after getting onto the road and being hit by a vehicle. Mariah and Carey were secured in a neighbouring field by police who…

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EquiPacs: Hannah Sutch talks convenient supplements without bulk and sustainability initiatives

EquiPacs

EquiPacs: Hannah Sutch talks convenient supplements without bulk and sustainability initiatives Company Focus: EquiPacs, Sussex, UK This month we welcome Hannah Sutch to talk about her sustainably led equine supplement company, EquiPacs. Alongside optimising equine health, the company focuses on sustainability, ethics, affordability, and convenience, where equine nutritional expert, Hannah remains at the heart of production and development. In this feature, Hannah talks about the benefits of using an individually crafted supplement that is designed to supply your horse with all they need, without the bulk, while championing eco-friendly production…

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GoFundMe Appealer Gibson Banned from Keeping Animals

gofundme appealer banned from keeping animals

GoFundMe Appealer Gibson Banned from Keeping Animals Margarite Geraldine Gibson, a licensed donkey operator in Yorkshire has been banned from keeping animals for life after pleading guilty to four animal welfare offenses when she appeared before Scarborough Magistrates’ Court last week (Jan 12). Gibson, (d.o.b 16/10/1945), of Netherby Close, Sleights, Whitby, who ran Whitby Donkeys on the local beach, was found by The RSPCA and The Donkey Sanctuary with 25 animals in poor conditions. Gibson told Inspector Little she had struggled with veterinary care and farrier treatment due to Covid 19. This…

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H&C’s “Daisy Dines With” Welcomes Ben Maher in Latest Episode

Daisy Dines with Ben Maher H&C+

H&C’s “Daisy Dines With” Welcomes Ben Maher in Latest Episode One of H&C’s most popular shows, “Daisy Dines With” welcomes Olympic showjumping superstar Ben Maher in the latest episode! The “Daisy Dines With” show, available on H&C+, offers a unique insight into the life and times of legends of the equestrian world. The latest episode, Ben Maher, is no exception. In a wide-ranging interview with presenter Daisy Bunn, Ben shares never before heard details of his victory with Explosion W in Tokyo, and what it’s like to be drug-tested at…

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Haygain announced as British Dressage Official Partner

HAYGAIN steamers

Haygain announced as British Dressage Official Partner Haygain has announced its renewed alliance with British Dressage, elevating the brand to ‘official partner’ status. The renewal comes after the brand announced further partnerships with British Show Jumping and British Eventing, all aligned through the new corporate partnership with British Equestrian. Haygain’s mission of tending to the well-being of the horse strongly aligns with the values of British Dressage and its stewardship of the sport.  By participating in affiliated competition and training, over 17,000 British Dressage members are assured of fair play…

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Abu Dhabi season-opener launches Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series

The winning Dutch team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final 2021 in Barcelona, Spain - (L to R back) Willem Greve, Kevin Jochems, Harrie Smolders and Maikel van der Vleuten, (L to R front) Sanne Thijssen and Chef d’Equipe Rob Ehrens. (FEI/Lukasz Kowalski)

Abu Dhabi season-opener launches Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates will host the first leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series next Sunday and, 113 years after it all began, this historic and evergreen tournament is all set for yet another super season. The appeal of the Nations Cup concept never grows old as horses and riders proudly fly their national flags in the battle for the most precious team title of them all. There will be 10 qualifiers…

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10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse

10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse

10 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Horse 10 things you need to know before you head out and buy a horse, whether it be your first, or fifth … Have you ever dreamt of riding down an open field with the sun setting on the horizon? Every horse lover wants to find that one horse that becomes their ultimate riding companion. After all, the bond between a horse and the loving owner can be magical. Bringing your first horse home is an exciting and happy experience. But,…

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Can Honeysuckle Land Back to Back Champion Hurdle Titles?

"Binocular & Khyber Kim" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06

Can Honeysuckle Land Back to Back Champion Hurdle Titles? The Irish-trained mare Honeysuckle is undoubtedly one of the most popular horses in training. After switching from the Mares Hurdle to the Champion Hurdle last season, she won in great style to further enhance her reputation at the top of the game. The strength of her success in 2021 is reflected by her current odds for 2022, with the latest horse racing betting markets showing that she is already priced at odds of 8/11 to win the 2022 Champion Hurdle. The way…

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Brilliant Bucas Rugs for Your Horse

Bucas Power Turnout

Brilliant Bucas Rugs for Your Horse Bucas rugs are a staple item of horse wear for many a horse owner. Each of the exquisite designs stands the test of time, with several unique features that help set the range apart from other horse rug brands on the market. A feature that stands out as a particular favourite of ours is the Click’n Go system positioned at the front of the rug. A small magnetic strap initially secures the front breast area, where a metal safety clip then helps secure the…

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Badminton Horse Trials Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Badminton Horse Trials tickets for 2022 now available

Badminton Horse Trials Tickets NOW ON SALE! Badminton Horse Trials 2022 – the countdown is officially on! With open arms, we welcome back Badminton Horse Trials for 2022, and the even better news is organisers have now announced the Badminton Box Office has officially opened! Tickets are now on sale! The promise of a thrilling return to top-class competition in Britain will no doubt add smiles-a-plenty, as we can officially start planning our spring fix of top-class equestrian competition. There will not only be the opportunity to watch the Olympic and European…

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2022 Saudi Cup set to welcome record number of Group 1 winners

Mubasher Al Khalediah wins the 2021 Obaiya Arabian Classic

2022 Saudi Cup set to welcome record number of Group 1 winners Feature image: Mubasher Al Khalediah wins the 2021 Obaiya Arabian Classic ©The Saudi Cup The 2022 Saudi Cup meeting has attracted over 700 entries from 22 different countries, including a remarkable 71 international Group 1 winners, all vying to pick up some of the $35.1 million prize money across the two-day meeting on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 February. The 2022 Saudi Cup boasts five Group 3 races and the Group 2PA Obaiya Arabian Classic on Saudi Cup undercard,…

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Rehoming Record Smashed say World Horse Welfare

Rehoming record smashed: equine welfare charity celebrates a record-breaking year World Horse Welfare is celebrating a record total of 378 horses and ponies rehomed during 2021. This smashes the previous record of 357 rehomed by the charity in 2020 and continues a positive trend of more people offering horses and ponies a new home and a new life. Rehabilitation and rehoming are the eventual goals for all the equines that come into the care of the charity which has four Rescue and Rehoming Centres across Britain. Tony Tyler, Deputy Chief…

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New Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot

Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot by Marcus Ehning

New Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot The NEW Veredus Carbon Gel Absolute Boot by Marcus Ehning has been developed to provide the very best protection, by extending the protective surface of the gel and carbon from the flexor tendon to the fetlock in an innovative inverted Y shape. The carbon outer shell is not only ultra-lightweight, it is also highly resistant to shocks especially in the areas of the tendon and fetlock, which are more at risk of knocks and bangs from other legs. The Nitrexgel membrane is able to dissipate impacts by…

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The Mare and Foal Sanctuary launches Exercise with Equines

Exercise with Equines participant with pony Cas

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary launches Exercise with Equines The Mare and Foal Sanctuary has launched a new equine assisted wellbeing programme for women and girls aged 16 and over at the charity’s Equestrian and Education Centre near Newton Abbot. The programme has been generously funded by Sport England as part of the This Girl Can campaign, which is aimed at encouraging physical activity amongst women and girls. Exercise with Equines will see up to 36 women and girls spend time outdoors learning the basics of horse care and actively…

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NEW Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian

Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian

NEW Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian Dress to impress in the new Highbury Collection by Hy Equestrian NEW from Hy Equestrian for 2022 is the Highbury Collection, a stylish new clothing range – perfect for equestrian fashionistas. The new Highbury Collection features a stunning navy and taupe clothing range, complete with trendy rose gold detailing. The range consists of a matching Base Layer, Jacket, and Breeches. All of the items in the line of clothing are made from top-quality performance fabric, offering optimum breathability, flexibility, and performance, resulting in the…

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Badminton Horse Trials TV

Badminton TV launches for 2022 - image Badminton Horse Trials - Zara Tindall (nee Philips) competing

Badminton Horse Trials TV Badminton Horse Trials TV, or Badminton TV as it will be known, will launch this providing the 5* eventing fixture with its own Livestream service. An accessible package will be available to cover all three disciplines, dressage, cross country and showjumping, as and when they happen, ensuring viewers don’t miss a hoofbeat, wherever they are in the world. A part of the new package, subscribers will also be treated to a cross country preview, videos, year’s gone by highlights and videos. This new service will be…

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The favourites for the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase at Ascot

The favourites for the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase at Ascot

The favourites for the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase at Ascot The festive period was a fantastic time for horse racing fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Christmas Festivals that took place on both sides of the Irish Sea at Kempton Park and Leopardstown were key meetings for several horses as they continued their preparations for the upcoming Cheltenham Festival in March, while the Welsh Grand National also took place at Chepstow on December 27th. With the turn of the new year, all eyes seem to already be…

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