Posts filed under Advice

Getting your horse competition fit

With the start of the eventing season looming, the fitness regime needs to be underway.

When getting your horse fit, many things need to be taken into consideration, such as how much of a lay-off they have had, age, breed, personality, and where you live and the facilities you have. Many don’t have horse walkers, gallops or schools, so you have to adjust according to what you can do, and each horse is different and needs to be treated as such.

But as a general rule, these pointers can get you heading in the right direction...

Posted on January 30, 2017 and filed under Advice, Events.

Traditional Rules for Hunting!

Are you & your horse going to try your luck at a first days hunting? Well here are some of the hunting fraternity's traditional golden rules!

What to wear.
During Autumn hunting tweed jackets are traditionally worn, but during the main hunting season adults attire is mostly black or navy!
This is with exception for proper farming hill packs, who usually know what the weather can throw at them and go for the trusted waterproofs! 

Posted on December 8, 2016 and filed under Advice, Events.

Buying Your First Horse, funny but true!

Some of us are lucky enough to have been born into it, some of us may not, but either way owning your own horse for millions of us is a dream come true, and even if some people have to work a darn site harder than others to achieve that dream, they manage it, and thoroughly enjoy it!

Are you thinking of buying your first horse? Well have a look at some of these light hearted, no offence meant, comical, but true top tips, that may help you in your search.

Posted on October 22, 2016 and filed under Advice.