You don’t have to spend very long on a yard to start to know your ‘gossipy rider’ from your ‘reluctant rider’. Vanessa Fletcher rounds up some rider types that might sound familiar

Horse facts

You don’t have to be a horse whisperer or an equine psychotherapist to know your ‘phobic’ from your ‘grump’. Vanessa Fletcher gives a run down of the horse personalities that are likely to ring a bell with you...

Always knowing which way is home, working out whether an electric fence is on or off and spitting out wormer after convincing you they’ve swallowed it. If you think your horse or pony is particularly clever, you may relate to several of these...