How Did the Horses Travel to the Olympics?


Horse

It was an extremely emotional moment when Nick Skelton jumped a third clear round and bagged the Olympic show jumping gold medal. At 58 years old, he was one of the oldest medallists and had achieved his life’s ambition. I, for one, had a tear in my eye watching the events unfold. But in the midst […]

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Horse Riding Hat Bags & Other Hat Care Tips


Rider

Your riding hat is possibly the most important piece of riding gear that you own. It could save your life if you are kicked or fall from your horse. Good riding hats provide an excellent level of protection. But they are not indestructible and must be looked after carefully if they are to continue to […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Customise Your Look with Horse Riding Hat Silks


Rider

Horse riding can be dangerous, particularly if the rider isn’t dressed in suitable riding gear. Whilst riders may fall and suffer various injuries such as broken bones, these may be considered minor in comparison to serious head injuries. The dangers make wearing proper headgear essential. It could be what stands between a minor fall and […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Enjoy Swimming With Horses


General

There is nothing quite as exhilarating as swimming with horses! Horses are powerful swimmers and most will have no fear of the water. It is a great way for you and your mount to cool off and to have fun but with water comes danger and so you must take the appropriate precautions before dashing […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Egg On My Face & Mud on My Equestrian Breeches!


Rider

As a youngster I spent as much time as I possibly could in the saddle and practically lived in my equestrian breeches. I headed for the stables at every opportunity and spent hours practising my show jumping. I had become a reasonably accomplished rider and even had a few rosettes to show for my efforts. […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016