National Star Trakehner badminton

I have been holding off on writing about this topic as what with all the drama on social media this week around the topic I didn’t want to get caught up in the arguments. However, with the BHS announcing that they will be taking the issue further with the FEI,…

When it comes to horses, the general public are incredibly stupid. I don’t think a week goes by where I don’t see something on social media about the general public doing uneducated and often dangerous things with random horses they come across. However, what triggered me finally writing this post…

horse in hi vis

People not wearing High Visibility clothing (or Hi Vis) is a real bugbear of mine. As an industry we are currently involved in an uphill battle where we apparently need to justify why we use the roads and why other road users should be respectful and safe around us. While…

prosthesis on horse

Our medical technology is truly astounding now. Not only can we do so much more to fix conditions and injuries which should be life ending, but in some cases we can leave the patient with very little permanent scarring or obvious changes to their appearance. There was an article on…

firework

There have been a lot of stories on equestrian social media recently about fireworks. There have been tragic accidents where horses have been spooked by nearby firework displays and more recently I read that there are now thousands signing a petition to make it impossible for members of the general…