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British Eventing clamps down on unacceptable behaviour; reminder about BE Code of Conduct.

British Eventing clamps down on unacceptable behaviour; reminder about BE Code of Conduct.

British Eventing is currently investigating incidents where members are behaving in an unacceptable manner. Jude Matthews, British Eventing Interim CEO, commented: “Unfortunately we are becoming increasingly aware of a number of incidents where members are…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
ARC – Boosting Recovery and Maintaining Peak Performance

ARC – Boosting Recovery and Maintaining Peak Performance

Eventing can be physically and mentally demanding, for both horse and rider. Horses, just like humans, go through life accumulating an assortment of injuries, large and small, all the while experiencing the natural decline of…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
CONTINUING PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

CONTINUING PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

At the beginning of 2019, British Eventing introduced Continuing Performance Requirements in a bid to improve safety in the sport. Following ongoing data analysis work around risk carried out by EquiRatings, it was found that…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
Need to boost your dressage scores? Hone an effective lower leg…

Need to boost your dressage scores? Hone an effective lower leg…

Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride is an American eventer, producer, trainer and eventing judge. Her top ride is the Oldenburg gelding Favian, and she events under the Blue Clover Eventing banner. Here, Valerie shares her top tips…

ACCOUNTANCY AND FINANCE
HAZLEWOODS – Equestrian business rates

HAZLEWOODS – Equestrian business rates

Property used for equestrian purposes varies enormously. Some businesses are run from bespoke premises built specifically for equestrian purposes and others have grown organically as a diversification of a pre-existing agricultural business. Where it is…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
EQUILIBRIUM – Massage Therapy, Magnetic Therapy, or Both?

EQUILIBRIUM – Massage Therapy, Magnetic Therapy, or Both?

  Would you know when to use Massage Therapy or Magnetic Therapy on your horse or both? Animal physiotherapy, including Massage and Magnetic therapies, has become increasingly popular in recent years, but do we really know which therapy…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
ARC EQUINE – Mechanical Trauma & Laminitis

ARC EQUINE – Mechanical Trauma & Laminitis

There are many different causes of inflammation in equines. One of the more notorious and deadly inflammatory ailments is laminitis. Often, it is caused by ‘mechanical trauma’, i.e. repetitive physical activities. Disciplines such as Eventing,…

RETAIL THERAPY
Devon Nitro Boots

Devon Nitro Boots

Ariat’s Devon Nitro Boots may have been highly commended in the rider clothing and footwear category at this year’s BETA International Show, but these boots are so sleek and stylish you’re not going to want…

Caroline Powell – More thrills, less spills

Badminton is fast-approaching and all eyes will be glued on both the Grassroots Championships as well as the four-star competition. It’s not something anyone likes to witness or experience, but sometimes falls are par for…