Saddle Flocking

Saddle Flocking

Few people stay the same weight and shape throughout their adult lives. Horses also have the ability to change shape rapidly, which can be due…
Equine Learning

Equine Learning

The study of equine behaviour is a huge subject, this can put people off learning and instead they reach out for a new supplement or…
Bitting…Part 2

Bitting…Part 2

My last article offered some thoughts on bitting and the horse’s mouth and wow, what a response! It was shared via social media hundreds of…
Equine Welfare

Equine Welfare

What is good welfare? Discuss. This was the opening line from my lecturer in my first equine welfare lecture at university. The usual suggestions got…
Training Horses

Training Horses

Horses are quite amazing if you stop and think about it, they can be trained for an endless list of jobs. From a quiet children’s…
The Heavy Horse Society

The Heavy Horse Society

The WCHHS are a society formed in 1975 by a group of people who wanted to advance the interest of the Heavy Horse.  They annually,…
Riding Aids

Riding Aids

The natural riding aids are the seat, legs, hands and voice. Rather than using aids like an on-off switch, with minimal sensitivity and adjustment, it…
Mary King interviewed

Mary King interviewed

Mary  King’s many equestrian achievements are well documented including representing Great Britain in five Olympics between 1992 to 2008. During this time, Mary won one…
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