Roll up, roll up it’s a Christmas #gifthorsegiveaway! YOU COULD WIN 1 OF 3 FAB PRIZES….. A PROTEXIN EQUINE PREMIUM STARER PACK AND SADDLE CLOTH MOUNTAIN HORSE WINTER WARMERS BUNDLE OR A PAIR OF MACWET CLIMATEC GLOVES If you want to be in with a chance to win these great goodies then get your entry i[...]
The holidays are almost over for the horses; most of them are coming back in to work this weekend and beginning their walking to get ‘legged up’ for the season ahead. Womble, Alfie and Silks (the big boys) are all now back in walking work and beginning their fitness preparation. As anyone who knows [...]
After jumping Milli in her WOW saddle for the first time last week, and with the huge improvements in how she is working on the flat in her new WOW dressage saddle I couldn’t wait to see how she would feel jumping in one at a competition……. There was very big entries in each class [...]
I learned this great technique of raising your fear threshold by doing things in ridiculously small baby steps from my friend Anke Johnson. Here’s how it works. Let’s say you’re nervous about jumping a 3’6” fence. Start with trotting poles. Stay with trotting poles for as long as you have to until y[...]
I had the pleasure of auditing the William Fox-Pitt Clinic at Morningside Training Farm last week. While I was struck by many things I heard and observed, the most striking for me was his focus on the fundamentals of good horsemanship. Whether he was working with 3*/4* riders and their horses or [...]
With the warm fall we’ve been enjoying, it may be hard to remember that winter is just around the corner. Soon enough, however, we’ll be battling snow and frozen ground as we take care of our equine companions. It’s important to put some thought and time into preparing your horse a[...]
Outside the Horsebox is place to come and read competition blogs from all different levels of riders from the UK and the US. You can follow the progress of riders and their horses, see what challenges they face and how they get through them. We also have training tips and event information with course photos and videos.