What I would gift my horse for Christmas -if I had one

Here I am, break at work (well, I blog, work and study altogether -and it feels terrible only when I have to miss equestrian socials and lessons!). My supervisor has been playing Christmassy music to cheer us up, having showed

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Horseboxes that blow minds

I read today an article by Madeleine Pitt on Horse & Hound website, with the title “5 luxurious horseboxes ideal for long haul travel” and I was excited with the pictures I saw; looking like more luxurious caravans than simple

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How to bridle your horse

With short hands and little experience, I tend to struggle a bit with bridling. My issues are my dificulty in detangling the parts of the bridle, my uncertainty about what to do with it when I have it neatly in

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Ten things that most novice equestrians have done already

Being introduced to equestrianism is not just about starting your journey in the sphere of a demanding sport, it is about changing your way of living. Once you start riding, you are introduced to new things, moves that your brain

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My new riding whip

To reward myself for going through successfully a quite harsh year, and to celebrate my first year as an equestrian, I ordered a great whip from Amazon. I had expected it for days and kept checking the mailboxes and the

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How is a western saddle made?

Tonight I wanted to see how a western saddle is made. The western saddle is quite different to the English one, as it is custom-made, with a horn at the front for the ropes and several layers of leather, to

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