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If you want to take the stress out of packing for your globetrotting adventure, making sure nothing is forgotten and that you can always find what you need when you need it, I’ve got a hot tip for you – use TRAVEL PACKING CUBES! Yep, a trusty globetrotter has recently brought these nifty little critters […]

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This is not just another story about a horse who did amazing things, no siree. It’s a story about a horse who, despite every single odd stacked against him, made a miraculous ‘comeback’ after a life-threatening injury and went on to be crowned Champion Show Jumper of New York State in the 1940s. It’s a […]

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The National Gallop is a grand equestrian festival in Hungary and is held in one of the most beautiful and majestic environments in Budapest – Heroes Square. First held in 2008, it’s a fairly recent addition to Hungary’s festival calendar but is nonetheless extremely popular with crowds filling every single square inch of space in […]

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Name of breed: Aegidienberger Country of origin: Germany Breed origin: The Aegidienberger was developed in Germany by crossing the elegant Peruvian Paso with the pure blood of the hardy Icelandic horse. This created a larger, gaited horse designed to suit to colder climates of Germany. The first cross was bred by a man named Walter […]

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Have you booked a saddle seat on one of our latest and greatest riding holidays, the Margaret River Ride? Well since you’ll no doubt be spending a night in the town of Margaret River, we’ve compiled a list of some attractions you can explore should you have the time. Things to do and see  It’s […]

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So we’ve been on the lookout for some good quality saddlecloths for a while now, ones that we’ll get many a globetrotting mile out of, and I’m pleased to say, I think we’ve found them. We’ve just received our package of fitted slimline pure wool saddle pads from Angus Barrett Saddlery and dare I say […]

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Name of breed: Trait du Nord Country of origin: Belgium & France Breed origin: Previously known as Ardennais du Nord or Ardennais de type Nord, the Trait du Nord is a breed of heavy draft horse which developed in the Hainaut area in Belgium as well as in north-eastern France. It was originally considered a […]

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Ok, I know I say this often but I swear this time it’s true – Simon Kenyon has THE BEST job in the world! He is a head guide on our horse riding holiday in Kenya’s great Maasai Mara, and gets to gallop with zebra and wildebeest, wander with giraffes, and keep a watchful eye […]

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Described as “America’s version of the steeplechase” in a US 60 Minutes feature, timber racing is a distinctly blue-blooded pursuit. The sport originated in Ireland 250 years ago when horsemen raced through the countryside jumping hedges along the way. Sound like a steeplechase? You bet. But there’s one significant twist. Instead of navigating over large […]

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Name of breed: Fell Pony Country of origin: England Breed origin: The Fell Pony is a breed of mountain and moorland pony originally bred on the fell farms of northwest England, specifically England in Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland (Cumbria). The breed shares it origins with the now-extinct Galloway pony which was also the root of […]

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