Horse Riding

What’s it like to be a horse? How to improve equine mental health

CONSIDERING “what it’s like for a horse to be a horse” should be at the heart of efforts to improve equine mental wellbeing, it has been proposed. A World Horse Welfare webinar on 25 August, supported by the University of Nottingham, covered how best to support horses’ mental health. Andrew McLean, a zoologist who specialises …

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Blair Castle Horse Trials cross-country day: CCI4*-L leaderboard reshuffle

The Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials CCI4*-L has seen a reshuffle at the top of the leaderboard on an influential cross-country day where the terrain ensured the time was difficult to achieve. New leader Rosie Fry and Too Blue Too II added 2.8 time to their dressage score to take the provisional top-spot …

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Ros Canter wins Blair Castle Horse Trials CCI4*-S on Lordships Graffalo

Ros Canter and Lordships Graffalo demonstrated their class when winning the Landrover Blair Castle International Horse Trials CCI4*-S. Ros and the nine-year-old gelding, owned by Michele Saul, took the lead in the dressage on Thursday and maintained this position throughout. The pair jumped clear in both phases, collecting 0.4 time-penalties in the showjumping and 0.8 …

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Eventer Corouet to follow in his dam’s footsteps representing Britain

Sarah Bullimore will achieve a rare feat this autumn when she rides on a British senior championship squad on her home-bred gelding Corouet, whose dam Lilly Corinne she rode on her last championship appearance. Sarah found out she had been chosen for this year’s European Eventing Championships in Avenches, Switzerland, when she had a call …

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11 things judges say vs. what they are really thinking…

11 things judges say vs. what they are really thinking… – Horse & Hound {“piano”:{“sandbox”:”false”,”aid”:”u28R38WdMo”,”rid”:”R7EKS5F”,”offerId”:”OF3HQTHR122A”,”offerTemplateId”:”OTQ347EHGCHM”}} Alex Robinson 28 August, 2021 13:02 Judging can be a thankless task at the best of times, so we salute the dedicated few who wake at the crack of dawn, thrown on their best attire and trek off to stand …

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