Parelli announce 2014 UK campus courses

UK Parelli Campus

The UK Parelli team announce a variety of courses available for you and your horse in 2014. There is something for everyone, from a Kidz Fun Day to the four-week Fast Track course.

If you are just starting out on your Parelli journey, take a look at the two-day Jump Start course, to kick start your progress!

For those of you needing a savvy boost, there are a variety of one-week courses at different levels. The Become a Horseman Course goes over two savvies each week; you can take part in one, or you can combine multiple weeks, depending on your goals. There is also a Positive Progress Series, which will focus on a savvy of your choice and includes an audition at the end of the week.

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Localrider readers invited to a Special Saturday at the Wing Gallery in Wadhurst on 9th November 2013

Wing Gallery in Wadhurst presents HORSEPOWER

Entitled “HORSEPOWER”, the show will include new artworks by some of our most talented artists working in the South East today.

My Kingdom for a Horse Chris Jones.
“My Kingdom for a Horse” Chris Jones. Oil on canvas.

From 1- 17 November 2013, Wing Gallery on the High Street in Wadhurst, East Sussex presents an exhibition that will be of intense interest to all horse lovers.

Pony in Field. Adam Hargreaves
“Pony in Field”. Adam Hargreaves. Oil on canvas.

Gallery owner, Gavin Roweth explains: “We have run themed exhibitions before but the idea of having a show celebrating ‘the horse in art’ really appealed to me. So we commissioned some of the best artists we work with and selected a few more who already have a reputation for their work in this genre. The result is an extraordinary diverse range of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and photography which I hope our audience will enjoy.”

Joanna Lumley with Stevenson Brothers Rocking Horse
Joanna Lumley with Stevenson Brothers Rocking Horse

Curator of the exhibition, Kay Jones adds: “The icing on the cake is the Stevenson Brothers agreeing to exhibit their exquisite, hand-carved rocking horses in the show. They have delivered their masterpieces to HM Queen at Windsor Castle and built a hand-crafted carousel for the Sultan of Brunei, not to mention a new rocking horse for William and Kate’s baby George. The design, craftsmanship and beauty of these pieces make them truly collectable works of art.”

The show runs from 1-17 November and the gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

Wing invites all readers of Localrider to a Special Saturday on the 9th November, from 11am to 5pm where you can view all the artwork, meet the artists and perhaps enjoy a glass of wine or two.

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Spectacular Spanish ‘dancing horses’ to perform at 2013 Olympia for the first time in forty years

Royal-Andalusian image

For the first time in forty years the UK will get the chance to witness one of the most outstanding displays of horsemanship in the world.  The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art is one of only four* ‘High Schools’ of its kind and it’s show has become so prestigious that it attracts visitors from all over the world to its home in Jerez De La Frontera, south-west Spain.  This December they are coming to London to perform at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, to bring a touch of Spanish magic to one of the oldest shows on the international circuit.

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Horse of the Year Show set to provide a first-class shopping experience.

Visitors to this year’s Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham’s NEC from 9th – 13th October 2013, will find a huge range of equestrian products, from competition breeches to personalised leather head collars. HOYS is also a popular choice for the promotion of innovative new products on the market. A number of leading equestrian and country clothing brands will be making a welcome return.

Aside from the equestrian market, products will include art, home wares, gourmet food, jewellery and antique furniture. Given HOYS’ timely presence in the lead up to Christmas, it will be the perfect opportunity for visitors to shop for some truly distinctive items.

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