Author Archives: Editor

Wild about Western Riding

For those who have yet to explore the world of Western riding, here’s a little more about what to expect, some of the differences between English and Western, and for the fashionistas, what to wear!

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SANESA stars

Last year the Arab Horse Society of South Africa decided that they would like to acknowledge riders competing on registered Arabs, Anglos and Arab partbreds in SANESA Nationals.

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L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

In January this year, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe won the Grade 1 R1 million L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate over 1,600m with the Dynasty colt, Futura.

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Thoroughbreds from track to ring (Part 1)

Thoroughbreds have fascinated horse enthusiasts for centuries. As a breed, they are the embodiment of physical strength, displaying great athleticism, speed and stamina. Known for their elegance, Thoroughbreds exhibit profound grace and courage under saddle. While purpose-bred for racing and celebrated for their outstanding performance on racetracks around the globe, they have also proven to be suited to a variety ...

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The Noriker

The Noriker is a medium-sized heavy draught horse with a large head set on a short, muscular neck. A fairly heavyset horse, typically standing 16 to 16.2hh (they can be as small as 15.1hh), the breed originated in the Austrian foothills over 2,000 years ago

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Riding in France

Being able to ride the trails of France’s Loire Valley is an opportunity of a lifetime. Every path leads to grand chateaux, vineyards & fascinating museums.

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