This year (2014) has provided us with some great entertainment. From identifying horsey stereotypes, to walkabout horses appearing in police stations. Or how about the video of a fearless showjumper jumping an enormous track bridle-less? Check out Horse & Hound's top 10...
Mares get a fair bit of bad press, so when Sam Griffiths’ mare Paulank Brockagh won Badminton Horse Trials earlier this year, H&H’s Content Director, Sarah Jenkins, took to the keyboard and gave us 15 reasons why mares are the fairer sex in the horseworld. From self-preservation to greater spacial awareness, the advantages can often far outweigh any disadvantages when it comes to teaming up with a mare.
On the one hand we are slightly appalled that a great deal of these signs are all too familiar, but on the other we are reassured that we are not the only ones — judging by the success of the page. Does your horse have a considerably larger wardrobe than you? Don’t bat an eyelid at paying the farrier a small fortune for a set of shoes every five weeks? Read on.
Imagine it — there you are, on your horse, in a large arena in the middle of Paris, faced with some terrifyingly large jumps. Then your bridle falls off. What would you do? This cool customer carries on as if nothing has happened. Of course.
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There are certain types of people that seem to crop up on every livery yard — from the know it all to the pushy parent. How many do you recognise from this list?
It sounds a lot like the first line of a bad joke.Horses have been known to escape into fields, fall into swimming pools, get stuck in bogs and climb over partitions in lorries, but not to walk into a police station.
Hat hair, no summer holidays and a lot of dogs are perhaps reasons not to date an event rider. On the other hand, they know how to party, have strong legs and are well practised at coping with disappointment.