In our 33rd weekly episode of the first series of The Horse & Hound Podcast, British Olympic medal-winning dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin talks to H&H dressage editor Polly Bryan, where they discuss her top horses and finding new ways of training during lockdown, among other topics. Moving on to the week’s top news stories, our news editor Eleanor Jones, senior news writer Lucy Elder and news writer Becky Murray join Pippa to discuss what Brexit means for the horse world, especially in terms of travelling horses abroad, how riding schools are coping during the coronavirus pandemic and wearing body protectors in showing. We also welcome back equine trainer Jason Webb, who talks about how to best cope with horses that don’t like being clipped.
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In episode 33, British Olympic medal-winning dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin talks to H&H dressage editor Polly Bryan about her top horses and finding new ways of training during lockdown, among other topics.
“She had a lot of expectation on her to fill Valegro’s shoes — I always knew she was ‘Mrs Valegro’ and now she’s really stepping up and delivering in the arena ” – Charlotte Dujardin on Mount St John Freestyle
H&H podcast host Pippa Roome is joined by H&H news editor Eleanor Jones and news writer Becky Murray to discuss some of the week’s key stories, including Brexit, riding schools during Covid and body protectors in showing.
“It’s very much based on the BSPS trying to protect the NHS and to help prevent members having to go to hopsital during the current global pandemic” – Becky Murray on body protectors becoming mandatory for BSPS members.
In this week’s advice section we hear from horse trainer Jason Webb, who specialises in starting your horses and retraining those with problems. Jason explains how to best cope with horses that don’t enjoy being clipped.
“It’s something to be really aware of — a horse’s response is to freeze, build energy and explode” – Jason Webb
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