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Proper Use of Tack

Posted on Nov 27, 2015 in News

Another Comment on the Proper Use of Tack By Jochen Schleese, CMS, CSFT, CSE ©2015 Saddlefit4Life® All Rights Reserved I hadn’t really intended to continue in the vein of animal rights activism that I alluded to...

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Friesian Riding Experience

Posted on Nov 26, 2015 in Breed News, friesian, News, Uncategorized

Without a doubt, the Friesian horse is very attractive and stands out wherever they go. They are very regal and just so pretty, and that is why many refer to them as “black opals”. They are not only stunning, but they have a wonderful gentle personality to go with their looks.

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Cool down this summer!

Posted on Nov 26, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

It is burning down on us here in Australia and we are all looking for the...

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Healing with Herbs

Posted on Nov 26, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

Healing with herbs – One of the most important understandings of Herbal Medicine is the observation of how healing cycles unfold, and our relationship to nutrition, life and stressors in general. Emotions play a huge role, influencing hormonal balance which in turn influences how well our immune system responds.

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Dressage Markers

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in News

Dressage markers are named in a sequence that is logical for ridden exercise.

Most horses are softer on their left and the convention was always to warm your horse up on its soft side first. Thus when a military ride entered the school, it would track left, which is anti-clockwise.

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Paving the way for healthier horses

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in News

A Melbourne father and son duo are confident in knowing that the dust free and eco-friendly animal bedding they supply to some of Australia’s top horse trainers and equine clinics is paving the way for healthier horses.

Eco Animal Bedding, a product of extensive research and endorsed by leading veterinarians around the nation, is a dust free animal bedding made from 100% recycled high-quality cardboard and paper.

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Jaime Amian and His Team Claim Multiple Victories

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 in Uncategorized

For international dressage rider and trainer Jaime Amian and his many clients and horses, the Gold Coast Fall Fling dressage show, held at the Global Dressage Stadium in Wellington, Florida on November 7-8, was an immense success

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WIN Heart of the Horse Necklace

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 in News

WIN Heart of the Horse Necklace – Sterling Silver Pendent and Chain...

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Great Gift Ideas

Posted on Nov 12, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

Its coming close to that time of year again where it can be hard to know what to give that horsey friend, family member or partner for Xmas.. So we’ve put together some great gift Ideas we love. We hope this helps!

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Heart training exercise for horses

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 in News

Sometimes we get stuck in the same old routine of a circle or square work. We found this training exercise that you can do with your horse to mix it up where both you and your horse can have some fun. This is also a good heart training exercise for your horses.

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Bates Luxe Leather

Posted on Nov 10, 2015 in News

For the ultimate in comfort and luxury leather, you can now upgrade your chosen double-lined Bates Saddle to Luxe Leather.

“The Bates Isabell Saddle with Luxe Leather is the pinnacle of prestige and luxury in a dressage saddle, offering the perfect dressage seat, effortless rider alignment and total comfort for your horse”.Isabell Werth, Dressage Competitor

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A Tribute To Vienna

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 in Breed News, lipizzaner, News

“When very special Viennese riders, Viennese musicians and singers come together something unique arises. Especially as this very special union performs in the baroque atmosphere of the Winter Riding School of the imperial palace in Vienna.” These are the words of the CEO of the Spanish Riding School, Dkfm. Elisabeth Gürtler, and Professor Günter Seifert, member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, who are looking forward to the start of their new

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Posted on Sep 5, 2015 in News

Colostrum, or ‘first milk’ of all animals, contains supplies of energy, protein, fats, fluids and electrolytes to kick start the metabolism, as well as providing a mild laxative effect. This laxative effect assists foals in moving their meconium, which is the residue of the faeces and gut content in the bowels. Another important constituent of colostrum is a set of special proteins produced by the mare, called immunoglobulins. These immunoglobulin antibodies are produced by immune cells to recognise invading cells, bacteria or viruses, trigger a natural immune reaction and defend against infection.

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John Zopatti and Zerbino Interagro Win

Posted on Sep 5, 2015 in News

Lexington, Virginia (September 4, 2015) — Grand Prix dressage rider John Zopatti and Zerbino Interagro, owned by Johnny Robb of Wellington, Florida, claimed an unexpected victory at the 2015 International Andalusian and Lusitano Horse Association (IALHA) National Championships on August 25-30 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. The pair entered the Dressage Open Hack class, where sixteen riders vied for the judges’ attention and the championship title. It was Zopatti and Zerbino, a twelve-year-old Lusitano gelding, who claimed the 2015 IALHA National Champion Show Hack crown— in their first time ever entering a Hack class.

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