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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.   View this post on Instagram Big Kev enjoying his first day Cubbing 🎩 🦊 #KingKevin #ShadowSportsPonies #SuperSafe #Gorgeous #alliwannadoisdoit #KevinAndPerry #Yehboi @horsequest_uk A post shared by Ben Hobday (@benhobday) on Sep 22, 2018 at 11:36am PDT   All 3 boys were super today 😁 Calmaro was the 🌟 WINNING, Finduss PFB was 4th and Parkfield Quintessential was 6th …. all gave me awesome rides XC 🦄😍 pic.twitter.com/sBMFNOC5zk — Laura Collett (@CollettEventing) September…

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Eight clever ways to make barn chores a breeze

  Barn chores are no easy task. It takes a fit and hard working person to perform all of basic the duties required to keep a barn running smoothly. Running a barn is hard enough, don’t make it more complicated and time-consuming by not using these clever barn chore hacks… 1) Skip sweeping the barn aisle and use a leaf blower instead: Sweeping a large barn can easily take over 20 minutes but if you use a leaf blower to clean out the aisle it will take you three minutes tops. For the price of leaf blowers, I have never…

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Friday’s Five – Horse industry careers you might want to consider

  Are you a horse crazy human who aspires to make a living in the horse industry? Good news, there are a variety of job options to choose from. When people think of working in the horse industry the first image that comes to mind is training horses or coaching for a living. But there are many more career options in the horse industry. Here are five options to make a living in the industry that you love: 5) Farrier – Wouldn’t it be great to be on the receiving end of money spent on horses’ hooves? Farriers get paid…

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25 UNDERRATED moments in every 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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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at Plantation Field this weekend

  Connect with the Plantation Field International action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] This weekend, many of North America’s best are facing off at the Plantation Field International in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. This event’s slogan is the ‘BEST. EVENT. EVER.’ and the organizers do not disappoint with unreal competitors parties and gorgeous cross-country courses. Riders agree that this is a must-attend event because this year there are a whopping 94 horses contesting in the CIC2*, 100 in the CIC1* and 45 in the CIC3*! The competition will be fierce and riders will have to produce stellar performances in all three phases if…

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Tell us what you think about the 2018 WEG drama and win a cool prize – Take the poll

  Another World Equestrian Games has successfully taken place, this year it was held in Tryon, NC. Ros Canter (GBR) and Allstar B finished on their 24.6 dressage score to bring home individual gold and led the British team to a team gold finish. Padraig McCarthy (IRL) and Mr. Chunky won individual silver and helped the Irish secure team silver. Meanwhile, Ingrid Klimke (GER) and SAP Hale Bob OLD brought home the individual bronze and the French team claimed the team bronze. As usual, the WEG was an action-packed event with many riders experiencing major highs and even more having…

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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.       View this post on Instagram Like a pig 🐷 in sh*t 😂 #butDadIdontknowwhatYouMean #SorrySophie #keepOnRolling #muckyPup #downAndDirty #BlenhiemToughMudder #NoBoi @shadowsportshorses @BaileysFeeds @BaileysHorsefeeds @equilibriumprod @grubsboots @spaldingsaddles @pmequestrian @uvexequestrian #Uvexequestrian @hoptonhorsecentre @usg_ @epuknorthern @equineproductsukltd @freejumpsystem @fairfaxandfavor @equestriansurfaces A post shared by Ben Hobday (@benhobday) on Sep 12, 2018 at 4:07pm PDT     View this post on Instagram Of all the horses I want to meet so far at WEG, it's this…

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The unofficial guide for bringing your dog to horse shows

  See those lovely labradors in the photo?  You might think they belong to me.  They don’t.  They belong to the trailer parked next to me at a horse trial, and were tied up on a cable about 25 feet long.  Tied to the bumper of the truck, parked about 25 feet from my trailer.  Most of the morning, I didn’t see them (though I certainly heard the barking).  However, right as I was tacking up for show jumping, the dogs ran out past the rear of my horse trailer as another leashed dog walked by, stretching the cable to…

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Simple but game-changing grooming tip: The most critical yet underrated brush box item

  Your average equestrian spends more time grooming horses than riding them. Over the years we all learn new, exciting and revolutionary grooming tips and tactics. Check back regularly for more grooming tips as we are on the hunt for the best.  We asked our readers to share their expert grooming tips and they have not disappointed. Chloe Abbajay submitted a tip that is a solid reminder for anyone who works with horses: Scissors should always be in your groom box and in an easy to reach place! While you may think this would be obvious, I’ve had so many…

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7 Genius tips and tricks to keep your barn impeccably tidy

  There is nothing nicer than walking into a stable that looks tidy and organized. If you are running a barn, it is important for your professional image that your barn always looks impeccable. Plus it is more practical and even safer to work in a barn that is kept tidy. Use these uber simple and creative ways to tidy up your barn in no time: 1) Store your brushes and bottles with an over-the-door shoe organizer: Human shoes and horse brushes are roughly the same size, making those over-the-door shoe organizers perfect for keeping horse brushes. You can also…

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