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Friday’s Fashion – Chic raincoats to keep you dry and stylish this fall

  This series features fashion must have items for riders and their horses. Tune in every Friday with your (or your parents’ or your significant other’s) credit card in hand,  for some excellent fashion finds. Let’s bring style to the Eventing world!  I have not personally tested all of the featured products but the websites they are available through are reputable and I will not feature any products with negative reviews. If you own any of these products please share your to opinions so we can all find the best deals and look great.   Fall is quickly approaching and with this season comes cold rain. Equestrians continue…

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The 25 most UNDERRATED moments in an equestrian’s life

  There are many moments in our horsey lives that give us a great deal of satisfaction but for some reason, we never fully appreciate how much these moments mean to us. Let’s have a moment of appreciation for the moments in our lives that we sometimes take for granted … What underrated moments do you appreciate? Share your favourites by emailing me. 1. Finishing the final braid in your horse’s mane and then mentally high-fiving yourself for the professional job you did. 2. Putting a fresh bag of shavings in your horse’s stall… Best smell ever. 3. Clearing a massive jump…

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MORE core, flexibility and glute exercises to become an ultra fit Equestrian – Sponsored by Back On Track

  Great for muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Products for horses, dogs and people. Visit www.backontrackproducts.com   Last week, I shared core, flexibility and glute exercises to transform you into a fit equestrian. Hopefully, you have been working on them and are ready for some new exercises to spice up your routine. Incorporate these additional exercises into your training regime to improve your riding without spending a cent, just a bit of extra time each day:   Developing core strength will make you a better rider in all three phases. Strong core muscles improve your balance and posture in the…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons your non-horsey lover has to go

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. The ice you bought for your horse’s legs, he put in his beer cooler. 9. She suggested you skip gallop day to go pumpkin picking. 8. You specifically said you wanted a 5-point breastplate for Christmas and he gave you a standing martingale. 7. She said…

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12 Ways to make your barn safer – Sponsored by MD Barnmaster

  MD Barnmaster is the leader in custom designed barns, horse housing, professional equestrian facilities, horse stalls, modular buildings and barn accessories. Build A Better Barn. Contact MD Barnmaster today. Horses are a risky business. An average horse weighs around 1200 lbs. and it is no secret that horses are incredibly unpredictable by nature, making them a walking hazard. Horses are not only dangerous to their human riders/handlers, but they are also talented at finding the strangest ways to harm themselves. Several weeks ago, we surveyed horse people around the world to find out how safe barns are and the results show that…

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Eventing Legends that have made us Jump 4 Joy: Olympic gold medalist Leslie Law

  We please to partner with Jump 4 Joy for this new series that will bring you insight and wisdom from Eventing Legends all over the world. Since the 1990s, Jump 4 Joy has been designing and manufacturing the highest quality polymer equestrian jumps on the market. From the outset, their objective has been to develop the safest, most user-friendly and durable Equestrian jumps available. The sheer versatility and practicality of Jump 4  Joy products make them the perfect choice for home users through to professionals and large riding establishments throughout North America, the UK, Europe and the rest of…

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Last Week TODAY

  Catch up on interesting tidbits that you might have missed last week. We work hard to catch all the good stuff so you don’t have to.       Just waiting for our flight back to 🇮🇪 for Millstreet 2 & 3 stars #YehBoi #ReadyforTheMcgregorFight #ireland🍀 #Excited #TeamHobday @BaileysFeeds @equilibriumprod @grubsboots @spaldingsaddles @pmequestrian @uvexequestrianuk @hoptonhorsecentre @usg_ @equineproductsuk @freejumpsystem @Crowwood_equestrian @fairfaxandfavor @ESurfaces @bloomfields_horseboxesscotland A post shared by Ben Hobday (@benhobday) on Aug 23, 2017 at 12:13pm PDT     #labiosthetiquesam 🔜#burghley #excitedtorepeatthevictory #kingsam #champion #teamjung A post shared by MichaelJungOfficialNews (@michaeljungofficialnews) on Aug 27, 2017 at 12:27pm PDT   So…

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Eventing absolutely slaying it again on Instagram this weekend

  Instagram connects the world through photos and eventers love to share their lives on this social media platform. We have found Eventing pics from every continent in the world on Instagram. This is your chance to check out the entire world of eventers competing, training and having fun. Enjoy some international Eventing action thanks to some social media savvy riders…   It's ok Derek, we didn't need that last stride before the MASSIVE Trakehner anyway 🤔🤔😂😂😂 he absolutely dominated the Novice XC at Keysoe yesterday 👊 it was a really tough track with 1/3 people in our section getting…

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Certain death, how did you even get a saddle on it? An unlikely star.

  WARNING: Uncensored language. But all in fun. “You want me to what?” I looked at the scrawny bay with wild eyes and I listened as his new owners explained that they wanted me to train their horse.Train it? It looked like it had only seen its first human half an hour ago. The owner had seen the horse jump the top of the wings at a sale -apparently with a human on board and had bought the horse. For me. To train. Maybe even event. Lucky, lucky me…… ‘Rocky’ had arrived. I tacked up the feral thing whilst the…

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Dressage gone wild: Part 2

  Dressage isn’t usually thought of as an adrenaline junkie sport. When things are going how they are supposed to go, it looks calm, controlled and precise. But when horses are involved anything can happen. These photos and videos are proof that dressage can get very wild in a split second…   When it doesn't go as planned – – #oops#horse#horsefail#fail#blooper#horseblooper#nope#horsie#notasplan A post shared by all about horses (@horses_trust_) on Aug 7, 2017 at 1:25am PDT   Q: what is your horses name? – – #fail#horse#horseblooper#horsefail#oops A post shared by all about horses (@horses_trust_) on Aug 2, 2017 at 2:06am…

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