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TRAIN TO WIN – Using the warm up wisely .

TRAIN TO WIN – Using the warm up wisely .

Warming up at a competition is not the time to reinvent the wheel and knowing what you want to achieve will help you plan a productive warm-up. Here Harriet Morris-Baumber offers her advice on warming…

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Getting the horse moving ‘off your leg’, for better XC reactions

Getting the horse moving ‘off your leg’, for better XC reactions

by trainer Jenny Richardson, BHSAI Eventing enthusiasts know that one of the key foundations of riding is to have your horse ‘in front of your leg’. This doesn’t mean going fast, it means going forward!…

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Caroline Powell – More thrills, less spills

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…

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Eventers – why pace adjustability helps with safe cross country riding

Eventers – why pace adjustability helps with safe cross country riding

By Ryan Wood, for Royal Rider Stirrups Australian eventer Ryan Wood is one of the world’s leading eventers, recently winning the Lexington Virginia CCI1* riding Ruby, and placing top ten with at Pau in the CCI4*,…

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British Eventer Hayden Hankey shares his tips for taking a young or green horse to its first event

British Eventer Hayden Hankey shares his tips for taking a young or green horse to its first event

Eventer Hayden Hankey is an experienced horseman, having contested showing, showjumping and amateur National Hunt racing, in addition to his eventing. He also Field Masters for his local hunt. Hayden has produced some world-class horses…

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Top tips for tackling water jumps – by trainer Jenny Richardson, BHSAI

Top tips for tackling water jumps – by trainer Jenny Richardson, BHSAI

We loved Will Rawlins’ article in 2018 about introducing a horse to XC water, and hope this piece follows on nicely, once the horse has gained a little more exposure to water complexes (or environments),…

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Tackling Skinny Fences with Harriet Morris-Baumber

Tackling Skinny Fences with Harriet Morris-Baumber

A skinny fence can strike fear into the hearts of some riders, and course builders love to throw in this technical challenge to test how accurate your riding is, along with your ability to keep…

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WINTER TRAINING WITH LUCINDA FEDERICKS…

WINTER TRAINING WITH LUCINDA FEDERICKS…

Lucinda Fredericks is one of the world’s leading horsewomen. With Headley Britannia, together they won three of the world’s total top events; Burghley, Badminton and Kentucky. As well as being a three time 4* winner,…

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WILL RAWLIN – Introducing a horse to Cross Country water

WILL RAWLIN – Introducing a horse to Cross Country water

V.I.P Vinnie 2012 – first leap into water    V.I.P Vinnie – Burnham Market Advance 2018 Courtesy Ultimate Images There are many ways of introducing event horses to water and everyone has their own routine…

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TRAIN TO WIN – Tim Cheffings Introducing young horses to skinny fences:

TRAIN TO WIN – Tim Cheffings Introducing young horses to skinny fences:

 Tim shares with us his best advice on tackling what can be the most testing fences across the country; skinnies. He says: The first thing to remember is that all horses are different – they…