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Current Issues

As with any industry, especially those which involve animals, there are always issues around management, regulations and welfare. Here we aim to keep you up to date with current issues affecting the equestrian industry. From changes to racing rules, to riders actions at competitions to the horse population crisis. We aim to bring you the latest.

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Do whips work?

I nearly always carry a whip when I ride. It’s habit more than anything else and I find it a helpful tool. But the use of a whip is always… Read More »Do whips work?

Scottie with his whiskers

Should you trim horses whiskers?

In the UK, trimming a horses whiskers is standard practice. But with countries banning it, should we be trimming our horses whiskers?