Riding - Hacking

HACKING – Top 5 tips to help you enjoy your time with your horse.

Hacking – tips to help you enjoy your time with your horse.Hacking should be a deeply relaxing, pleasurably activity to do with your horse. Enjoying the beautiful countryside in the company of your four-legged friend can be the perfect way…

HOW TO DEAL WITH GATES WHEN HACKING OUT

Bridleways often have gates which you need to negotiate - and it is more fun for all if your horse can deal with these easily. Here are a few tips.First things firstAt some point, as you travel around your local…

RIDING ON THE ROAD - Tips on improving your horses' confidence

Q. Is your ride confident apart from a problem with traffic, can you only use country lanes that you know are quiet at certain times of the day? Do you blame yourself because your horse will not listen to your…

HACKING OUT SAFELY - Stay calm and confident

Tips on staying calm and confidentOne of the pleasures of owning a horse is being able to go out for a ride, explore your local countryside, enjoy the views and spend time in the company of your horse and other…

BE SEEN, RIDE SAFE THIS WINTER!

‘Be See, Ride Safe’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of wearing high viz on our roads, especially amongst younger riders. We asked the versatile equine gaiter company Golly Galoshes which manufacture florescent versions of their gaiters…

ENDURANCE RIDING - Tips on getting started and having a go!

ENDURANCE RIDING - GETTING STARTED Ever fancied trying Endurance Riding, then read on and find out what to expect. What better way to get and stay fit, enjoy the countryside, create a bond with your horse and build a trusting partnership.…

HACKING OUT - Every horse gives a different riding experience

Hacking out is a very important part of riding and can be a lot of fun and a great way to keep your horse fit. Every horse is different and with that comes a different riding experience.Richard has owned two…
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