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Horse & Rider Training Tips

Equestrian Australia (EA) has announced the appointment of Roger Kane to the newly created position of National Safety Officer

British Showjumping and British Eventing coach Warren Lamperd shares some of the things to consider when training eventing horses for the show jumping phase at all levels


Sometimes your horse has its first experience of tackling a water jump at a competition - here are a few tips and how the good guys do it

The FEI has issued an Eventing FAQ on Rule 549.2 where riders now incur 50 penalties for jumping outside the flag on cross country and cannot seek assistance from the fence judge

Andrew Hoy discusses at what height and how often riders should school their horse on cross country

Video: Soft hands over a fence and straightness were the two key points for the Australian Young Rider champion Gemma Tinney in this training session at home with her dad and dual Olympic medallist Stuart

Make use of 'training wheels' in schooling narrow fences says Captain Mark Phillips

Can I?  Should I?  How do I? At some stage if you are any good as a rider, and if you love what you do, and simply cannot imagine doing anything else the thought comes to you: “Maybe I can become a professional at this…”

Confidence in riding

We all know that we ride better when we’re more confident. Human performance coach Jon Pitts provides us with a greater understanding of what lies beneath confidence and how it can be made more resilient.

Each year the International Eventing Forum goes from strength to strength. We take a look back at what we learned from Pippa Funnell and Tina Cook in their session with Angela Tucker in 2016