I am incredibly pro turnout. I personally hate the idea of horses being coped up in their stables all day, only coming out for exercise. Yes the exercise is good,… Read More »Why I can disagree with Dani Waldman without hate
Trimming whiskers is something what has always been considered common practice. Certain disciplines, such as showing, it was almost a requirement to remove your horses whiskers. But with more and… Read More »Trimming whiskers illegal in FEI competition
This years Randox Grand National was one for the history books. There was not one, but two incredible firsts thanks to the fantastic team of Rachael Blackmore and Henry De… Read More »Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to ride a winner in the Grand National
Over the weekend a distressing photo appeared on social media showing racehorse trainer Gordon Elliot posing with a dead horse on the gallops. While at first it was unknown whether… Read More »Gordon Elliott Scandal puts Tiger Roll’s 3rd National at risk
Ask anyone who works with dogs and horses, most will say that horses are less stressful because they don’t worry about where their owner has gone. Typically dogs stress and… Read More »Do horses view all humans the same? Horse attachment behaviour
Cloning as a technology has been around for a long time now. The first animal, Dolly the sheep, was successfully cloned in 1996. The first horse was cloned in 2003… Read More »How could cloning save breeds, species and diversity.
A few years ago Sue Dyson did a study which found that 47% of sports horses had pain related gait abnormalities. She has recently done a second study looking at… Read More »More lameness research into riding horses could help prevent ongoing issues.