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.
I’m sure many of you have seen he eruption on social media about the animal welfare group PETA slamming Katie Price for clipping patterns into her children’s ponies. I had… Read More »Clipping Patterns ~ Unnecessary but Harmless
Today I read a very interesting article in Horse&Hound by Harry Meade. It focused mainly on Bertram Allen getting disqualified at Olympia last year (read about what happened here) and… Read More »The Perception of Welfare in Equestrian Sports
I’m sure many of you in the UK will have heard about or seen the CountryFile episode which looked into fly grazing. If you haven’t, you can watch it on… Read More »Can Euthanasia of a healthy horse be a good thing?
Not so long ago, you needed to have a licence to keep a stallion in the UK and if a stallion/colt didn’t have a license by a certain age, they… Read More »Should we still have Stallion Licences?