Guest Post: A Miracle of Persistence and Courage

We never know when those miracles will occur, but in our hearts, we know that they will. We know that the assumptions and expectations about the special needs population can fuel limited aspirations and lead to inhibiting anxiety that can

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Using Equines in Warfare: The German Mountain Infantry Brigade

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are well! After a long -but always excused- absence, I thought I should combine equestrian with my field of study and offer you an intriguing post! The use of equines in warfare! Warfare technology

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Can’t ride because you’re injured? Here’s some ideas to cope with it!

Equestrian is not the safest amongst all sports, but, even if it was, life is dangerous in itself. As I’m sitting here in my chair with a broken rib, I’m thinking that there should be many other injured riders worldwide.

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Guest Post: Preparing Your Horse for Shows

We’re right in the thick of equestrian show season, with many horse owners busy preparing their animals for the big day out. Preparation begins weeks in advance of a show, as the horse will need to be drilled in the

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The horse dancer: a film for the whole family

Hi! I hope you have had a great summer! I don’t know about your place, but here in Crete it’s hot, very hot! And when it’s so hot outside, one wants to relax and find ways to entairntain oneself. So,

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Guest post: How Horseback Riding Can Help Disabled Kids

by Mike Shortridge Horseback riding has long been associated as a beneficial therapy for disabled children, helping them physically, emotionally and socially, not to mention providing them with a really enjoyable pastime to take part in with their friends and

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