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Too many horses?

It’s no secret that the UK currently has too many horses and not enough homes which can afford them. Those of you in the horsey world have probably come across the rise in abandoned horses and rescue centres being full up. 450 more words


Riding a Third Level Schoolmaster at Leighton Farm

It had been two weeks since I moved to Maryland for my internship at Dressage Today. I was settling into the work at DT… 671 more words

Leighton Farm

wildfillysama: Horse Quiz!

Inspired by lorekai’s post last week, I’ve made up a little quiz for anyone thinking horse-type thoughts!

Ex racehorses are often sold for very little money, or even given away for free. 1,092 more words

Ex racehorses training to help save rhinos from poachers

We have so much to thank horses for. Their wide range of capabilities to serve mankind and other animals is inspiring and humbling.

Cross-posted from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation… 358 more words

Horse Racing

Process of eLAMEination

One of the many joys of purchasing a new horse, is finding out all about them. What’s their favorite treat? How they like to be ridden? 162 more words

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Off the Track, On Course

As a proud owner of a former racehorse (a horrible one at that) I found myself cheering even louder for 2013’s field of 9 ex-racehorses in the Kentucky Rolex 3-Day!  207 more words


The best feeling in the world (well after having a baby that is...and maybe after getting married)

Ok so babies and marriage aside, the best feeling in the world is riding a horse that transforms from tense and resistant to relaxed and supple – that feeling is a compliment to your riding style. 140 more words