Horse & Rider Training Tips

Andrew Hoy talks about how a rider must take responsibility, how much time it takes a horse to see a fence and the use of the voice in training

The latest research study revealed that while air jackets may have some safety benefits, fatal and serious injuries are still highly likely to occur should a horse fall directly on to a rider

Equestrian Australia has issued details of changes for National Eventing rules to be applicable from 1st January 2016

What did the six finalists think of being put through their paces by Sir Mark Todd in their bid to win this year's coveted Mark Todd Bridging The Gap Scholarship?

Jumping banks and steps need good preparation from the rider. This video shows examples and gives tips to ensure that your horse understands the question and maintains their confidence

This will get you ready to gallop - a stunning and unique view of William Fox-Pitt in training at home

 

A little tip about warming up your horse from Australia's Paul Tapner

Mary and Emily King recommend exercising your horse on grass surfaces and turning them out as much as possible, even the night before a competition

Some great footage of the BE100 course from Chepstow in England - we’re interested to know what riders from Australia (or anywhere else in the world!) think of the course compared to their home events

 

New Zealand eventer Caroline Powell explains how traditional road work still forms an integral part of her horses' fitness training

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