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The Horse & Hound Podcast: episode 29 – Katy Marriott-Payne on Olympia | Winter worming | News round-up

In our 29th weekly episode of the first series of The Horse & Hound Podcast, H&H’s showing editor Alex Robinson chats to showing producer Katy Marriott-Payne about her three Olympia M&M champions. Moving on to the week’s top news stories, our news team join our podcast host Pippa Roome to discuss an exciting change at Badminton, temperatures when transporting horses, and attempts to stamp out the cruel practise of soring in the USA. We also catch up with vet Ricky Farr to talk about worming during the winter months.

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In episode 29, native pony specialist and three-time Olympia M&M champion Katy Marriott-Payne talks to H&H showing editor Alex Robinson about her Olympia highlights and her thoughts on the changes that the competition has undergone in recent years.

“It takes three goes at Olympia before you know what’s going on and how to prepare for it as it’s a show like no other” – Katy Marriott-Payne

H&H podcast host Pippa Roome is joined by H&H news editor Eleanor Jones, senior news writer Lucy Elder and news writer Becky Murray to discuss some of the week’s key stories, including an exciting change at Badminton, why the European eventing championships won’t be going ahead next year, the rules around temperatures when transporting horses and attempts to stamp out the cruel practise of soring in the USA.

“Soring is intentionally injuring horses’ legs and hooves to produce the high stepping ‘big lick’ that is commonly seen at shows for Tenneesee walking horses – attempts are being made to stamp it out” – Eleanor Jones

In this week’s advice section we catch up with equine vet Ricky Farr of Farr & Pursey Equine about what worming challenges owners need to think about during the winter.

“There are lots of worms that can affect your horse – there are almost 50 species that could be in there…” – Ricky Farr MRCVS

We hope you will enjoy our latest episode and would love to hear your feedback, so please do send your thoughts to pippa.roome@futurenet.com

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