Entering your horse into a competition, no matter the level of it, is a big experience for the both of you. You’ll be spending so much more time riding and in the stables. After all, it is not just the day of the show that’s the most important one but the time leading up to it and the aftermath. You need to ensure you’re looking after your horse every step of the way. Read more
With the night’s drawing in and the days becoming colder we turn our attention to our horse’s winter feeding routine. Colder temperatures will put extra demands on the horse’s metabolism, pasture will have little nutritional value, water buckets will freeze and forage intake will decline as less time is spent grazing, therefore it is important that we reconsider our horse’s diet during this time. Here Words by Llinos Owen MSc, BSc (Hons), Dodson & Horrell Nutritional Advisor and Catherine Rudenko Dodson & Horrell Consultant Nutritionist explain the five key elements to keep in mind while feeding this winter. Read more
Buying a horse is a serious decision, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The process to find the perfect horse should take time and care on the buyer’s part. Not only can horses be expensive, they also require quite a lot of money to keep. Between feeding, stabling and training them, a horse is quite an investment, and thus, one that should be analysed carefully. Read more
Kent’s Cerys Withey riding Samantha Withey’s Apart EA won the Dodson & Horrell 95cm National Amateur Second Round at Barleylands Equestrian Centre in Essex, qualifying for the hugely popular Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, which will be held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool from 13th to 18th November.
The British Junior Showjumping Team won their respective FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium on Sunday 9th September. Competing under the title sponsor banner of NAF, the team ensured that the Union flag was aloft after producing some fantastic rounds of jumping.
Gold medal winning British event rider Nicola Wilson has represented Great Britain at Olympic, European and World Championship level, including the 2017 European Eventing Championships, 2014 World Equestrian Championships and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Following the theft of their van along with all of their trade stand stock en route to the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, equestrian Charity, the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund were determined to carry on regardless.