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Travel: A riding holiday in central Argentina

Endless views of pampas grass hills from the back of a perfectly behaved and incredibly comfortable horse, and the knowledge that a claw-foot bath,...

Sculpting a legend: Zabeel

Five years ago, Nicola Lewis was the chief financial officer for a Waikato dairy company. Now, she spends her days up to her elbows...

Separation anxiety: how herbs can help

Separation anxiety is quite natural for herd animals like horses, and it can be distressing both for the horses and for us as owners. In...

Toxins in feed – is your horse at risk?

Horse owners have heard much about the dangers of mycotoxins from fungi in our grasslands in New Zealand, but recent evidence shows that the...

Herbs to help your horse’s fitness programme

Physical fitness is really nothing more complex than being in a good state of general health so that you and your horse can achieve...

Retraining a rearer

Cambridge-based Alannah Jackson is an accounting student who has competed to 1.30m in show jumping. At the time of our story, she had been...

Fortunately and unfortunately Mounted Games story

The South Island Equidays had a great mounted games display in the main arena at the showgrounds. As normal for mounted games, there were...

Best Springston save!

We saw some amazing displays on the fantastic Raikaia Pony Club cross-country course as part of the Springston Trophy.  There were displays of great...

Fun & learning at Canterbury eventing camp

Over 80 riders and horses have been camped out at the National Equestrian Centre at McLeans Island for three days, learning from a range...

Less is more: how to treat stomach ulcers in your horse

Anyone who has suffered from gastric ulcers knows how unpleasant and potentially debilitating they can be – and the remarkable relief omeprazole gives. Equine gastric...

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