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1. Easy Steps to Assembling a Snaffle Bridle
The snaffle bridle is the most common type of bridle used for horse riding nowadays (although this was not always the case). Although described as a snaffle bridle, it doesn't have to consist of only a snaffle bit but can of course be used with many different types of bits. If you are new to ridi...
2. Horse Riding Pants
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:24:30
"Pants? For riding? Why on Earth would I want special pants for riding?" you think. (Unless of course you are American, in which case "pants" is the equivalent term for "trousers", and then this statement seems perfectly reasonable!) For the purposes of this article, let's consider riding pants t...
3. Fashion Horse Riding Clothes
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:13:55
In recent years, fashion is becoming more apparent horse riding clothes, perhaps pushed forward by a few certain brands of celebrities. They are certainly giving the sport a more glamorous image, potentially encouraging a new and different audience to take part who would normally have remained un...
4. Introducing the Young Horse to Lunge Equipment
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:30:25
Lunging is used by many as an effective tool in the education of a young horse. Often used as an introduction to saddling, it has many benefits for the youngster and trainer, including building up strength in preparation for taking a rider. However it can be a lengthy and sometimes frustrating pr...
5. Preparing for Your First Lunge Lesson
pets-and-animals - Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:42:15
A first lunge lesson can seem daunting, and rightly so, as you will probably find muscles that you never knew you had aching the next morning! In all seriousness, they can be an extremely positive experience, especially when undertaken regularly, helping to fine tune your position and improve sec...
6. Choose the Right Size for a New Saddle
pets-and-animals - Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:31:51
Buying a new horse riding saddle is an important decision and not one to be taken lightly. There are so many styles and makes to choose from. Yet whatever material, colour or style of horse riding saddles you are looking for, it is of paramount importance that it fits your horse correctly. An ill...
7. The importance of correct saddle fitting
pets-and-animals - Sat, 08 Jan 2011 13:34:30
The saddle is an essential piece of equipment for anybody who rides a horse, and yet so many of us take for granted how much of a powerful tool it can be. A well-fitting horse riding saddle can make your horse happier and allow him to work correctly; it will make it easier for him to carry his ri...
8. What Should Children Wear in the Show Ring?
pets-and-animals - Sat, 08 Jan 2011 13:33:59
Children's riding clothing for the show ring has slightly different requirements than adults. Of course, the rules are quite subjective, and more specific elements regarding children's riding clothing will be detailed either on the show schedule or within the showing Society's information. If in ...
9. The Pros and Cons of Children Wearing Body Protectors
pets-and-animals - Fri, 01 Apr 2011 05:31:53
Small children wearing body protectors have caused a level of debate within the equine industry. Stocked by children's equestrian clothing specialists, these items of safety gear are rumoured to cause more accidents than they prevent. Of course this is negligible, and some of the reasons are outl...
10. Learning About Horse Riding Tack
pets-and-animals - Fri, 01 Apr 2011 05:23:09
If you are new to learning to ride, tacking up can seem like an impossible skill to master. With so many different items of horse tack, and individual combinations for each horse, you will undoubtedly find yourself on a steep learning curve. The important thing to remember, however is that with h...
11. Advances in Stirrup Technology
pets-and-animals - Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:05:08
Stirrup technology is advancing all the time, in order to maximise the comfort and safety of riders. Designs vary dramatically, but they all have something in common, and that is they attempt to address some of the issues that people face when riding. Here is a brief overview of what is available.
12. Grooming Essentials for Winter
pets-and-animals - Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:46:26
There aren't many people who can claim to enjoy grooming a horse in the winter, when they come in from the field plastered from head to hoof in a layer of mud that's dried on like concrete. Loath to wash it off in the cold, for the sake of your horse and your sore chapped hands, what are some of ...
13. Grooming a Young Horse
pets-and-animals - Tue, 15 Mar 2011 08:41:01
Grooming a horse can be testing at the best of times, especially in winter, but teaching a young horse to accept being groomed can be particularly so. The hours of work put in, however, are worth it when you are finally grooming a horse that you have taught to enjoy the process, and you can enjoy...
14. Packing Your Horses Competition Wardrobe
pets-and-animals - Tue, 15 Mar 2011 08:33:46
It can be difficult to know how many of your horse's rugs you will need to take to a competition. On the one hand, you don't want to ridiculously over pack, yet on the other, you need to know that you have covered every eventuality. Of course, how many rugs your horse will require will depend lar...
15. Efficient Rugging Solutions
pets-and-animals - Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:53:39
Anyone who has a full time job will understand the difficulties associated with horse rugs. The weather will often catch you out, and there is usually a moment of guilt and worry as you suddenly realise you have left your horse naked in his field as the rain lashes across the sky. You try to cons...
16. Spicing Up Your Schooling Routine for Horse and Rider
pets-and-animals - Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:45:46
When the weather is good, and the evenings are long and warm, the thought of spending time in the school with our horses rather than hacking out in the beautiful sunshine can be a far from exciting one.
Of course, schooling is an important part of your horse's training and not something only con...
17. Top Tips for Staying Warm and Dry at Equestrian Competitions
pets-and-animals - Sun, 27 Feb 2011 09:12:06
Grooming at competitions can be one of the most unrewarding tasks we undertake as horse enthusiasts. Standing with armfuls of riding jackets and various items of horse riding clothing, in the pouring rain, pockets bursting with plait bands, offering friendly advice with a forced smile, you someti...
18. The Ideal Horse Riding Boot: Where to Start
pets-and-animals - Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:08:44
Choosing a new pair of horse riding boots can be an exciting opportunity, or a daunting and expensive chore. With so many makes and styles of boot to choose from, where do you start?
The best way to start when choosing your new riding boots is to have a clear idea of the job that you require the...
19. Keeping Your Leather Riding Boots in Tip-Top Condition
pets-and-animals - Sun, 13 Feb 2011 10:39:12
As with much of your horse riding clothing and equipment, your leather riding boots are often an expensive item. If you look after them well, they will last you for years and continue to look smart and beautiful. It is no secret that your leather riding boots do require some looking after, but as...
20. What Sort of Noseband Should I Use With My Snaffle Bridle?
pets-and-animals - Sun, 13 Feb 2011 10:36:47
There are many different styles and designs of bridle available for your horse and choosing the correct one can seem a daunting task. The important thing to do before purchasing your new bridle is to consider what you will be using it for, how much you want to spend and the attitude of your horse...
21. A Beginners Guide to Horse Riding Clothing
pets-and-animals - Fri, 04 Feb 2011 12:59:09
You decided that you want to learn to ride a horse. You've done the research, found a local equestrian centre, booked your lesson, and now what? You're sure to need some equipment or horse riding clothing for your lesson but do you know where to start? A good riding school should be able to lend ...
22. How a Dressage Saddle Could Improve Your Horse on the Flat
pets-and-animals - Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:44:50
The discipline of dressage can be divided into two categories; general schooling or flatwork and then the actual sport of dressage. The two are not so dissimilar to each other in that they both aim to teach the horse obedience, suppleness and balance. The only real difference is that in riding dr...
23. Precision is the Key to Better Dressage
pets-and-animals - Thu, 20 Jan 2011 16:49:31
Dressage (n): the art of riding and training a horse in a manner that develops obedience, flexibility, and balance. Oxford English Dictionary, 2011
Dressage is a popular sport, enjoyed by many horse riders across the world. It is an Olympic sport that attracts the attention of many, both horse r...
pets-and-animals - Thu, 20 Jan 2011 16:29:04
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