Top 10 Horse Riding Schools in London

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Top 10 Horse Riding Schools in London Horseback riding is probably one of the most fun and beneficial sports out there, for both adults and kids. It provides physical as well as mental health benefits, problem-solving skills, and boosts self-confidence. Not to mention, it’s so much fun! I mean, who doesn’t want to spend time with an adorable horse? When…

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Code Red for Riding

Code Red for Riding The colours you choose to ride in could mean the difference between being seen by a driver or not – and it might not be the usual yellow, orange or pink that work best.  Equisafety’s Nicky Fletcher explains more…. Have you ever wondered why traffic lights, brake lights and warning signs are red? The retina of……...

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Government Calls for Public Thoughts on ‘Off-Roading’ using Unsurfaced Countryside Tracks

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Government Calls for Public Thoughts on ‘Off-Roading’ using Unsurfaced Countryside Tracks The government is asking the public whether 4x4s and motorbikes should be allowed to drive on unsealed tracks in the countryside As part of its response to the Glover landscapes review, Defra is asking the public whether ‘off-roading’ should be allowed to continue on unsurfaced countryside tracks, ie off-tarmac…

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NEW Tocsen Crash Sensor provides extra level of safety

Tocsen Crash Sensor from UVEX distributed by Equisafety

NEW Tocsen Crash Sensor provides extra level of safety Never Ride Out Alone With The New Tocsen Crash Sensor New from UVEX, the Tocsen Crash Sensor provides an extra level of safety should you have an accident when riding your horse. Do you often ride on your own whether it is in the arena or out hacking? One of the major……...

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Is Your Horse Ready to Ride? Mental and Physical Points to Consider before Climbing on Board

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Is Your Horse Ready to Ride? Mental and Physical Points to Consider before Climbing on Board Are you mulling over whether or not your horse is ready to ride? Alongside the physical aspect of skeletal maturity, the mental state of the horse or pony should also be considered before we set about breaking a horse in to ride, drive or……...

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Safety in the Saddle: Learning to Ride

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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……...

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What Makes a Good Horse Riding Helmet?

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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……...

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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……...

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3 Horse Lungeing Exercises To Keep Them Listening

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3 Horse Lungeing Exercises To Keep Them Listening Horse lungeing exercises can be very beneficial to incorporate into routine and can make sure your horse is actually listening to YOU. Starting with the basics is key, so your voice doesn’t get lost in translation when beginning more advance work, which could cause stress and upset for both you and your…...

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BETA Survey Lends Insight into Spending and Activity During COVID Pandemic

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BETA Survey Lends Insight into Spending and Activity During COVID Pandemic The findings of a new British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) survey provide a fascinating snapshot of the UK’s equestrian sector in the wake of a global pandemic. The survey set out to measure the impact of Covid-19 on riding and equestrian spending habits. It took place in December 2020…

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BHS Launch Horse i App to Report Incidents That Negatively Effect Safety

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BHS Launch Horse i App to Report Incidents That Negatively Effect Safety New Horse i App allows for incidents to be reported directly to BHS Findings to help BHS with future campaigns on Road Safety App free to use, reporting can take less than three minutes The British Horse Society (BHS) have launched a new app that enables equestrians to…

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Best Body Protectors for Horse Riding

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Best Body Protectors for Horse Riding Buying a body protector is an important aspect of safety for horse riding. Horse riding disciplines such as eventing and cross country require the use of a body protector for safety. Many horse riders choose to wear a body protector for their daily rides to prevent their body from serious injury should an unfortunate…

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Lucinda Green’s Top Tips for Getting Back in the Saddle After Lockdown

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Lucinda Green’s Top Tips for Getting Back in the Saddle After Lockdown This month we welcome eventing superstar, Lucinda Green MBE to talk about climbing back into the saddle after lockdown. For many of us, our horses have taken a break from competition this year and whilst some choose to give them rest over the next few months, a number……...

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Overcome Fear and Achieve Goals with Sandie Robertson

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Overcome Fear and Achieve Goals with Sandie Robertson Having a confidence crisis? Fear is one of the biggest problems that as riders and horse owners, can hold us back. But what if there was a legitimate way to break through those barriers so you are able to achieve your goals and enjoy the world of the equestrian sport once again?……...

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RiderCise Exercise Programmes to Get Riding Fit

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RiderCise Exercise Programmes to Get Riding Fit RiderCise looks to get riders fit to improve their own ‘way of going’ to ultimately help horses when under saddle… Looking to get riding fit, but not sure where to start? As riders, it’s important to work on our own fitness levels to improve our ability in the saddle. RiderCise exercise programmes offer……...

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Becoming A Confident Horse Rider: Tackling Barriers

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Becoming a Confident Horse Rider Becoming a confident horse rider is not easy! When it comes down to being a confident horse rider, two things can affect your outlook; your ability and your mindset. After time off riding, you might feel as though the reset button has been well and truly hit regarding your previous boldness in the saddle. So,…...

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Training a Horse to Hack Alone

Training a Horse to Hack Alone with Harriet Morris Baumber

Horse and Rider Training :: Everything Horse :: Magazine Reads (video below) Here event rider and trainer Harriet Morris-Baumber offers advice on training a horse to hack alone. Training a Horse to Hack Alone with Harriet Morris-Baumber Hacking out with your horse is one of the great pleasures of riding unless your horse sees a lion behind every tree, or……...

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3 Exercises To Improve Your Riding

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3 Exercises To Improve Your Riding Here are three exercises to improve your riding. Gym bunny or not, we could all do with some at home exercises to improve our riding! So, we’ve rounded up some of the best workouts you can do in the comfort of your own home. Tackling stability, strength and flexibility, whatever your riding goals, we…...

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Bringing Your Horse Back Into Work

How Often Should You Groom Your Horse For A Shiny Coat?

Bringing Your Horse Back Into Work Bringing your horse back into work can be a daunting process, filled with uncertainty, adrenaline and nerves. To make sure you are in the best place possible to start a-fresh, we have put together some things you should consider before bringing your horse to work! Get back in the swing of things and establish…...

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3 Tips To Riding A Perfect Circle

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Tips For Riding A Perfect Circle Riding a perfect circle sounds fairly simple. However, it is a manoeuvre where a lot of riders loose crucial points in their dressage tests. Riding a perfect circle is the foundations of equitation. Present in dressage tests all the way up the levels and a vital move in showjumping, cracking the perfect circle could…...

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Essentials: Hi-Vis for Horse and Rider Safety

Essentials: Hi-Vis for Horse and Rider Safety Here we take a look at Hi-Vis for horse and rider. Wearing ‘Hi-Vis’ (or hi-viz depending on your preference) gear is essential no matter what the season, this is why we choose to publish a selection of product features throughout the year. Weather, daylight and lack-there-of can cause difficulty for motorists and other……...

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Winter Horse Riding Jackets Feature AW19

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Winter Horse Riding Jackets Are you ready for winter? Here’s a run down of winter horse riding jackets (AW19) for equestrians in, and out, of the saddle. Naturally, we’ve placed an emphasis on riding jackets that are waterproof, however, we have also included a few that aren’t, all of which we feel are still worth highlighting. Children’s Harry Hall Hartland……...

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Askwith Short Riding Coat Review

This month we were delighted to welcome the Askwith Short Riding Coat in for trial, especially with the wet weather that continues to sweep the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more on our thoughts on this striking lightweight riding and country wear coat. Perfect for those summer showers, the Askwith Short Riding Coat from Rydale.com is your answer to……...

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Lightweight Horse Riding Jackets

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Lightweight Horse Riding Jackets We all know horse riding is a hot and sweaty sport. With the changing seasons, we turn our attention to lightweight horse riding jackets that’ll help keep the elements out, at the same time as being comfortable and stylish. Here’s a selection of the latest, and most popular lightweight horse riding jackets that we think are…

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