How to Conquer Your Equestrian Event Nerves

How to manage equestrian event nerves

How to Conquer Your Equestrian Event Nerves Do you have a big equestrian event coming up and the nerves are already starting to kick in? Is this a constant issue you have, where each time you attend an event, your nerves tend to get the better of you? Not only does this make for a stressful and unpleasant situation, but it can also negatively affect your performance since you can’t relax. However, rather than be ruled by your nerves, here’s a look at some different ways in which you can…

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Find out what it takes to make an American wrangler

Find out what it takes to make an American wrangler Interview by Phoebe Oliver, Oliver Relations Let’s face it – most horse riders at some point have wanted to work on a ranch. There is something intoxicating about the Western way of riding and incredible skill that is tempting to most of us in the UK – but what hat does it take to make a wrangler on one of America’s most popular ranches? We caught up with the unstoppable Steph Kuenast who is head wrangler at Vista Verde ranch…

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Train like Scott Brash with this new exciting platform …

Scott Brash MBE with horses and dog

Train like Scott Brash with this new exciting platform … Did you know Olympic showjumper and well respected equestrian Scott Brash MBE has been busy during lockdown building a training platform to help riders like you with training at home? In this article, Scott talks about how the idea of the training app came about, what to expect as a member, his future aspirations for the platform and more. Experts in their field know that giving back to those who aspire to become better at what they do gives people…

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ICE-Scan Review

ICE-Scan Review

ICE-Scan Review ICE-Scan is the new wearable tech set to improve rider safety. Here is our review, looking at everything from ease of use to performance for horse riders. What is ICE-Scan? ICE-Scan is wearable smartphone technology, originally designed for motorbike riders. It consists of water-resistant labels that can be stuck to riding equipment and apparel. The distinctive ‘star of life’ design means the label is easy to spot and peels away to reveal a QR code. Scanning the QR code with the ICE-Scan apps allows first-responders to rider’s important…

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Equine First Aid Kit Essentials

equine first aid kit essentials

Equine First Aid Kit Essentials We’ve all been there, we’ve reached for our horse first aid kit only to realise the bandage we thought we had, we actually don’t. The list of items you can add into a first aid kit is almost endless, and a little overwhelming when it comes to choosing the essentials. It’s good practice to regularly check and restock your kit, not only because item’s will have been used, but for other reasons such as products that have perished or become out of date. Here we…

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Re-Training Racehorses for Nihi Sumba

Re-Training Racehorses for Nihi Sumba Interview by Phoebe Oliver Carol Sharpe is known as the horse whisperer of Nihi as a result of her incredible work retraining the islands racehorses for the hotels incredible beach and trail rides around the remote island – an hour off the coast of Bali. This month, Phoebe Oliver of Oliver Relations caught up with Carol to talk more on how she got involved in this very interesting career, and lifestyle. Your initial brief was to source horses for beach rides. What made you consider ex-racehorses? …

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Bex Mason’s Four showjumping tips for the more experienced horse

Bex Mason Showjumping Tips for the more experienced horse

Four showjumping tips for the more experienced horse This month we are joined by equestrian competitor and coach, Bex Mason who gives her four top showjumping tips for readers with more experienced horses by highlighting the importance of the basics, variety, cavaletti training and goal setting. About Bex Mason Based in Gloucestershire, there’s not much Bex Mason hasn’t done in terms of equestrian competition since the launch of her business in 2010. Having spent over a decade training and competing with top riders such as Tina and Graham Fletcher, naturally…

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Derby House Launch Tie Dye Rugs

Derby House Print Tie Dye Medium Combo Turnout Rug Blue Tie Dye

Derby House Launch Limited Edition Tie Dye Rugs New for AW2021, Derby House Tie Dye Rug Collection… Stop the press! Respected equestrian retailer and manufacturer of all things to do with horse, Derby House has just launched its latest collection of horse rugs just in time for autumn/winter 2021. This exclusive set of ‘out there’ tie dye rugs certainly fit the current theme of prints to love for your horse. Available in a pink and blue colour range we’ve a feeling these rugs will be very popular, especially as they…

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How to Build the Perfect Horse Stable

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How to Build the Perfect Horse Stable Your horses are like family members, which means you want to make sure they have every creature comfort. A substantial part of making your horse feel at home is creating a great home for them! If you have the land and money ready to go, it is time to create a stable you’d be comfortable spending a night in, one that feels like home. Check out these tips and tricks that every horse owner needs to know before breaking ground! Work With Professionals…

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Safety in the Saddle: Learning to Ride

Safety in the Saddle Coaching

Safety in the Saddle: Learning to Ride Written by Cheryl Johns, Owner & Founder of LiveryList Safety when learning to ride a horse extends beyond wearing a riding hat that fits, alongside the correct footwear. Insurance, qualifications and regulations should also be considered when choosing a suitable riding establishment, instructor or coach for you or your child. Taking all of this for granted may mean the difference between discovering the pleasure of riding to being put off, or even bucked off! Equally, those who provide an honest and reputable service…

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Couple Goals … Jesse and Georgie Campbell

Jesse and Georgie campbell interview Everything Horse

Couple Goals … Jesse and Georgie Campbell Rider Interview by Abigail Dickinson This month Everything Horse interviews eventing power couple Jesse and Georgie Campbell who were kind enough to take time out of their busy schedule to talk about what it’s like to work together as husband and wife. From getting ready to compete at the Tokyo Olympics to juggling the business at home, we discuss how life compares from growing up with horses to working with them as a married couple. Hello, and thank you both for taking the…

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When a School Trip Inspires a New Hobby

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When a School Trip Inspires a New Hobby 12-year-old Roo Hirons from the Isle of Wight had often asked to go horse riding but with lockdown restrictions and family commitments, Roo’s mum Helen had not managed to make it happen. When Roo came home from school one day excited at being given the choice to either go surfing or horse riding, for Roo it wasn’t a difficult decision and he jumped at the chance to go horse riding. Roo attends The Einstein Centre as he is autistic and has Sensory…

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What Makes a Good Horse Riding Helmet?

Horse Riding Helmet horse rider wearing a velvet helmet

What Makes a Good Horse Riding Helmet? There’s a lot that goes into choosing a horse riding helmet. According to Tack and Bridle, to ensure a good choice, you would want to consider a helmet that fits your particular riding style. On that note, we’ll go over the different types of riding and the styles and features of horse riding helmets. In this way, you will know which headgear is safest and most suitable for your needs. Helmet Types for the Different Riding Styles When buying a horse riding helmet,…

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Best gifts for horse lovers 

best gifts for horse lovers

Best gifts for horse lovers  If you have someone special in your life that enjoys horses, this guide can give you some direction on the type of gift you want to give them on their birthday or a holiday. Horse lovers typically enjoy any type of gift that is related to their love of this type of animal. As you begin shopping around, there are a few top gifts for horse lovers to consider that your loved one will be sure to enjoy. Custom Horse Portrait You can’t go wrong…

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5 Top Tips for Horse Owners Returning to the Office

5 Top Tips for Horse Owners

5 Top Tips for Horse Owners Returning to the Office 5 Top Tips for Horse Owners brought to you by Bransby Horses and World Horse Welfare The pandemic brought some of us the opportunity to spend more quality time with our animal companions and, for some, it was the perfect time to bring a horse into their lives, possibly for the first time. With the return to “normal”, however, many horse owners may now be wondering how they will fare on their return to work. The value of that human-animal…

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A Summer in the Saddle for Children with Disabilities

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A Summer in the Saddle for Children with Disabilities A holiday activity can sometimes inspire a lifelong hobby and with many families choosing a staycation over a trip abroad this year, now could be the ideal time to have a go at something new. Finding an activity for disabled children and adults can sometimes be more of a challenge, with fewer options available. Horse riding is a great holiday activity and there are several Accessibility Mark accredited centres close to UK holiday hotspots. Accessibility Mark status is awarded to a…

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The Top Horse Activities Beyond Riding

The Top Horse Activities Beyond Riding Is your perfect day a long trail ride through the woods with your best friend? Or maybe practicing unique dressage patterns? If so, you will love these exercises and activities you can do with your horse when not on its back. It’s time to take the weight off and have a good time. Read on for inspiration! Relax With Your Horse In the midst of training and riding, how often do you take it easy and do nothing together? It is relaxing for both…

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Bit Focus: Sprenger Dynamic RS

Sprenger Dynamic RS

Sprenger Dynamic RS **promotional content** The Sprenger Dynamic RS bit has been developed to help horses that are having problems developing a ridden contact. More often than not, young or green horses may develop resistance in this area as riders find it difficult to establish a contact when being ridden. After all the necessary checks have been done to rule out problems such as a sore back, teeth, poorly fitting tack, diet etc, then the choice of bit is a good area to consider. Bit recommendation The Sprenger Dynamic RS…

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Horse Owner’s Advice- Easy Ways To Handle An Aggressive Equine

Aggressive Equine - image of a grey horse for illustration

Horse Owner’s Advice- Easy Ways To Handle An Aggressive Equine Even as equines share great bonding with humans, you cannot be too sure about animal behavior. The calmest of horses can become aggressive when you are least prepared. The sheer size and strength of these animals make them dangerous when out of control. It makes sense to have a plan for dealing with horse aggression, whether the animal is calm or dominant by temperament. It can help you manage the situation better and save yourself from injuries. Here are some…

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AniMac Allrounder Fly Rug Combo – Review

animac allrounder fly rug combo

AniMac Allrounder Fly Rug Combo – Review The AniMac Allrounder Fly Rug Combo was sent in for review, this month. Claiming to be heat and fly-protective, we put the AniMac Fly Rug to the test. Here’s what we thought! AniMac Allrounder Fly Rug Combo – Review The AniMac Allrounder Fly Rug Combo, on first impressions, was a life-saver for the changeable weather of the UK. Designed trialled, and tested in New Zealand, we were reassured that this rug would keep our horse cool and protected, even on the hottest days.

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Everything Horse Magazine, July 2021 Available Now

Everything Horse Magazine, July 2021 Issue 43 available now

Everything Horse Magazine, July 2021 Available Now July’s issue of Everything Horse Magazine is available for you to read online below. Our monthly magazine comes packed with content for horse owners, and enthusiasts, featuring a plethora of horse health reads, training tips, products, interviews and more. Here’s your chance to read July’s magazine. Want to subscribe? Subscription is free, use the form below so you can be one of the first to get your each month’s digital copy. Screen not displaying? Click here    News Team( Editor and Founder, Everything…

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Enduro Labs Equine Fitness Tracker Review

Enduro Labs Equine Fitness Tracker

Enduro Labs Equine Fitness Tracker Review The Enduro Labs Equine Fitness Tracker was in for review this month. Testing and monitoring the fitness of our horses, we put the equine fitness tracker through its paces to give you the low-down on this innovative product. About Enduro Labs Enduro Labs is an equestrian brand with a vision to bring accessible health and training data into the field of equestrianism. Supporting training goals and overall welfare of horses throughout their working life, the data collected by Enduro Labs’ technology can be utilised…

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New Horse Themed Children’s Book Hits Paperback and Kindle Shelves

Globetrotter - Meridien Travels the World

New Horse Themed Children’s Book Hits Paperback and Kindle Shelves NEW RELEASE: Globetrotter – Meridien Travels the World An exciting new book aimed at children with an interest in horses and adventure has been published by first time author, Claire Wilby. An experienced equestrian herself, Claire’s new book tells the story of Meridien, a real life globetrotting horse. It is a story about friendship, travel and cultural insights – and of course, a fabulous horse! The book takes the reader on a journey with Meridien to foreign lands, to meet the friends he…

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Horses as Teachers

Horses as teachers article

Horses as Teachers – written by Rosie Withey, https://rosiewithey.co.uk/ Time spent with horses leaves people feeling refreshed, but do you know that due to their calming presence, we can actually learn a lot from them? As prey animals, horses are more sensitive to emotions as well as their environment, and can often sense how we are feeling even before we realise it ourselves. They may act as a mirror responding to our emotions, e.g by moving toward or away from us. In equine facilitated learning, a coach or therapist uses these reactions to…

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Try Carriage Driving in 2021 with Team at Bennington

Try Carriage Driving with the Bennington Team

Try Carriage Driving in 2021 with Team at Bennington Have you ever watched in awe at the skill of carriage drivers as they manoeuvre their way through cones or obstacles on the marathon after the glamour and precision of the dressage phase? Have you ever wondered how you would go about trying out this exhilarating sport where horse and human work in complete harmony? Despite the pandemic, the team at Bennington Carriages near Newark continue to make carriage driving possible for enthusiasts, as well as those who have never tried…

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