‘Suppleness, Stride Length, Muscle Tone & Strength.’

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The benefits of a water treadmill for horses aren’t limited simply to rehabilitation from injury. In recent years, the equestrian industry is increasingly turning to the benefits of aqua therapy for the regular training regime for horses from all disciplines. Use of cold water aqua therapy is now becoming an integral part of a competition […]

Honeysuckle; born in the Blackmore Vale, ridden by Blackmore to win the Champion Hurdle

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“I sold her for just over 8,000 sterling – and then she won her first time out, and was sold again for £110,000!” Rachael Blackmore made racing history last month when she became the first female jockey to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham with her victory on Honeysuckle. But the connection to our little […]

Local Pony Club Branch helps Pony Club Centre Riding School

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Some Riding Schools are Pony Club Centre Riding Schools, where young people can join the Pony Club without owning a pony and allows members to access Achievement Badges, Progressive Awards and Efficiency Tests as well as have fun.  During Lockdown 3 all Riding Schools are shut, meaning they have no income. The summer lockdown was […]