Should You Poo Pick Your Field?


When I get asked what I got up to at the weekend, I can get some odd looks from non-equestrian friends and colleagues when I answer ‘oh I did some poo picking’. It’s a task that nobody relishes and so every equestrian is bound to wonder whether poo picking is really necessary. So, should you […]

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Miniature Horses Help Stressed Passengers


Anyone who is lucky enough to own an animal will know how therapeutic they can be. Research consistently shows that interacting with animals helps to relieve stress and lowers human blood pressure. A wide variety of animals are now part of therapeutic programmes to help everyone from military veterans with PTSD to the elderly in […]

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The Incredible Career Of Harvey Smith


The 29th of December, 1938, saw the birth of one of the most successful and controversial British show jumpers of all time. Born into a working-class family in the West Riding of Yorkshire, Harvey Smith first found his love of riding thanks to the local milk pony. He never looked back.

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017