Tag: horses

Free Ticket Offer to Badminton Horse Trials

It is Horse View UK that is in the news this week as we are offering everyone who is, or becomes a member of Horse View UK (membership is free) a chance to win two season tickets to The Badminton Horse Trials to include parking and also the Science Supplement Cup. We are also offering

Looking at the Equine Spine

Keeping the horse fit and well is a constant concern for all riders. One of the main problems that can occur, apart from normal foot infections is the spine. There are many who manipulate the muscles in a horse, but have they really given enough thought to why a muscle may be behaving abnormally. We

Nicky Barrett casts her eye over Keysoe International Dressage

It is not too long now before the international dressage competitions start in the UK, the first at Keysoe in Bedfordshire in about six weeks. There are very few events in the UK  for Young Riders, Juniors and Pony riders to compete at, at this level, so we have put a video showing the top

Bush Fire Victims are Pledged Support

This weekend saw two World Cup qualifiers, one for dressage from Wellington in Florida USA and the second a showjumping qualifier from Basel in Switzerland and considerable pledges for the bush fire sufferers in Australia. Last week two horses were destroyed following the confirmation of an EVA (equine flu) out break in Hampshire in the

Stallions Stand Proud at Newmarket

Following the great success and readership of our Darley Stallion features in the summer, this article features several more stallions based in the Newmarket area; including some of the latest colts leaving trainers and going to stud for 2020. The stallions listed below is our selection of some of the current stallions standing at stud

Showjumping. Roundup of Season 2019

In this article, we concentrate on the top current riders in the world and their achievements rather than simply listing who did what and when. Showjumping has once again had an awesome year with many many highlights around the world. As usual, there have been several worldwide championships, the main ones being the Nations Cup

Championship Successes for Lusitano Horses in Europe

It is generally recognised that the first horses capable of intricate dressage movements originated from the Spanish Iberian Peninsula. Many enthusiasts of horses from that part of the world consider that the Iberian horse is the true dressage horse rather than the interloper of the warmblood horse more commonly used and seen in the major

The King’s Troop. A Modern but Traditional Regiment.

In 1947, on an official visit to The Riding Troop by King George VI, when signing the visitor’s book, The King scratched out “Riding” and put “King’s” instead. Since then the regiment has always been known as ‘The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery’. This article is about the history of The King’s Troop and talks

Records Broken Despite Patchy Trade in Newmarket

With the Tattersalls October yearling sales part one done, attention turned to the second part. This was for yearlings not considered in the top echelons of thoroughbred yearlings but it is a sale which produces a huge number of winners and good ones at that. Many regard this sale as a guide to the general
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