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April 28, 2017

Fairhorsemanship: Using food rewards safely

As discussed in our previous article, positive reinforcement involves adding a pleasurable thing following a behaviour, making this behaviour more likely to be repeated in the future. What this pleasu... Read More

March 28, 2017

Retraining a Racehorse: Problems when single line

In the sixth part of ‘Ground Training’, Fred and Rowena Cook (of Equine Management and Training) address the issues most people face when single line lunging a racehorse out of training. More... Read More

March 23, 2017

Retraining a Racehorse: Lunging with training aids

In the fifth part of the series on ‘Ground Training’, Fred and Rowena Cook (of Equine Management and Training) look at how training aids can be effectively used with racehorses out of traini... Read More

March 21, 2017

Retraining a Racehorse: Introduction to lunging

In the fourth part of the series on ‘Ground Training’, Fred and Rowena Cook (of Equine Management and Training) look into the basic technique of lunging and how to correctly use equipment. Lun... Read More

March 17, 2017

Retraining a Racehorse: Leading lessons

In the third part of the series on ‘Ground Training’, Fred and Rowena Cook (of Equine Management and Training) discuss the issues that crop up regularly regarding the topic of leading.  Raceh... Read More

July 12, 2016

Tips for warming up

Warming up in a show environment can be stressful, so here are some tips to help… Allow yourself enough time – Warming up should never be rushed. It is recommended by Equine Sports and Reh... Read More

June 29, 2016

Benefits of equine sports massage

Certified Equine Sports and rehabilitation massage therapist Emma Beckham discusses the various massages available and how they benefit your horse. Emma career started with the help of Helen Woolley, ... Read More

June 28, 2016

Behaviour myths

Keeping a horse in a stable for at least part of its life is a necessity for many, but is not a natural state for the horse. Let’s Talk Horses looks at behaviour in the stable and busts common myths... Read More

June 27, 2016

Showjumping – go affiliated!

Clearing the rails British Showjumping is welcoming new member with its Club membership, a new category that provides plenty of perks and benefits and is good on your pocket. Club membership offers fa... Read More

June 24, 2016

Eventing – go affiliated!

Taking the leap Making the decision to affiliate with British Eventing may seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. Stepping up to BE competition is easier than you think. Eventing is the ultimate ... Read More

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