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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Update on Totilas’ health

After the detailed examinations in the Belgian clinic which he was admitted last Friday, Totilas’ final diagnosis seems to be periostitis, according to the magazine dressage-news.com . Totilas will remain out of competition for at least 4-5 months, and his permanent

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End of road for Totilas’ career?

Last Thursday was a bad one for the German dressage team at the 2015 FEI European Championships in Aachen. From the first moment of the appearance of Totilas’ and his new rider, Matthias Rath in the arena, it appeared that

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Health and safety frustration

Dear readers, if you own or manage an equestrian club, this might be a disturbing post for you. Very rude, maybe, but it derives from my experience as a volunteer. I will write my opinion, and well, I don’t give

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The benefits of witch hazel on barn injuries

  I recently wrote a post about an injury I had while I was volunteering at a local equestrian club. As the bruises continue coming up, I realize the size of the area affected by the horse’s hoof. Bruises are

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The price of volunteering

And now that the… democratic show has officially ended in Greece, it’s time to return to my daily routine, including regular blogging. I failed to blog so often, as I spent many hours watching live on news websites discussions and

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