This year I have written a few posts about how I think the FEI needs to change how it responds to cases where the rider has over used the whip,… Read More »Oliver Townend ~ Clearing the air on Offical Warnings
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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.
The past few weeks, equine welfare has exploded over social media and even making national news! Ordinarily, this would be fantastic! I am all for raising awareness of welfare issues… Read More »Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff ~ Equine Welfare Reality Check!
Whatever discipline you compete in, you could be competing against professionals at a fairly amateur level. This always causes a lot of debate, especially on social media and I think… Read More »Should Professional Riders Compete at Lower Levels?
Spring has finally sprung and lush green grass is popping up everywhere. But while I think we are all happy to see the warmer weather, the verge of Summer highlights… Read More »“No horse ever died from being a bit lean.” – Obesity is killing our horses
This years Grand National was won by the small but mighty Tiger Roll, who ran his heart out under jockey Davy Russell. Trained by Gordon Elliott, this little horse was… Read More »All Horses Home Safe in the Grand National