The top 6 things to see and do at this year’s Horse of the Year Show

HOYS, the annual extravaganza of showing, jumping and more will be starting this week in Birmingham. Here are our top six highlights to make sure you’re seeing the best of the action and making the most of the on-site expertise this year! 1. Dressage Masterclass with Charlotte Dujardin Admire the skill of top-level dressage and […]

October 6, 2017 Read More

Voting now open for the H&H Awards Horseware Groom of the Year!

As we come to the end of the year awards season is fast approaching. We’re not much interested in the Oscars, but one upcoming award in this year’s Horse & Hound Awards did catch our eye: the Horseware Groom of the Year award! This year’s nominees have all been nominated by those close to them, […]

October 3, 2017 Read More

Improved pay & working conditions agreed for racing staff #horseracing #equinejob

A landmark change in working practice is set to hit the racing industry this October after grooms and employers agree a 3% increase across all of the industry’s minimum pay scales. With an ongoing shortage of grooms currently affecting the racing industry, this agreement between the National Association of Stable Staff (NASS) and the National […]

September 23, 2017 Read More

Equi-vision: how our horses see and how this might help us

Why does your horse spook only at yellow jumps? Why do they always nibble that one green coat of yours? Do they appreciate your matching red numnah and boots? It’s a common myth that horses are colour blind – in fact, they see in a range of two colours (yellow and blue) compared to our […]

September 20, 2017 Read More

Blenheim Horse Trials round-up: victory again at CCI3* for USA’s Kim Severson and Cooley class on show

Kim Severson may be an infrequent visitor to Blenheim’s corner of Oxfordshire, but the CCI3* class there is now proving to be a lucky one for the American. Partnering 10 year-old gelding Cooley Cross Border, whom Kim has had since a 4 year-old, the pair secured their win with a convincing showjumping clear after lying […]

September 18, 2017 Read More