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Alternative stable mates

Our latest visit to Tina Cook’s yard saw us meet her horses’ two-legged stable mates – chickens! But which are the best breeds to keep and why do chickens and horses get along so well?

about 1 year ago

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Visit the UK’s historic houses

A trip to an historic house is a favourite activity for millions of people in the UK, especially eventing fans, who are lucky enough to visit many of the country’s most impressive estates to watch our sport. Here’s a quick round-up of some of the best places to step back in time and some nearby events to make a weekend of it!

over 1 year ago

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How to take great photos at events

There’s no doubt that eventing takes us to some of the most beautiful spots in the UK and the sporting action is full of ‘Kodak moments’. Here are a few pointers to make sure your eventing snaps do the day justice, with advice from equestrian photographer Kit Houghton.

over 1 year ago

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The fitness benefits of horse riding

How many times have you heard ‘horse riding isn’t exercise, the horse does all the work’? Almost anyone who has ever sat on a horse could tell you this is not true, so we took a look at some of the data from BE Head Office staff from their own Fitbits to see exactly what exercise you are getting and the benefits eventing can have on your fitness.

over 1 year ago

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Britain’s best beaches

It is hot, hot, hot, so the seaside is the place to be. Here’s our guide to some of the UK’s best beaches – and why not check out the nearby beaches that allow horse riding while you’re there?

over 1 year ago

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