5 March 2015
The 11th of March is annual No Smoking Day, so it's a great time to think about reasons and strategies for quitting smoking. Deciding to give up smoking is a very personal journey, and whether you're already taking action or you're at the very start of the process, deciding to take control of your habit is always a big achievement!
26 February 2015
Of all the animals we inquisitive humans study, perhaps the ones we've had the most experience with are horses. After all, we're taught at a pretty early age about the way horses run, thanks to Eadweard Muybridge's animal locomotion photographs; and every child at school learnt how to draw the basic outline of a horse's body. It's for that reason that...Read More
11 February 2015
Whether you own a horse yourself or work with them as a part of your job, you'll know how important it is to understand their anatomy - if you want to care for them properly and get the best out of them then it's something that you have to know! Even if you only have a casual interest in learning about the species, anatomy can be an interesting and useful part of that information. However, it can be difficult to know which internet sites have the most useful information when you're trying to do some research - that's why we've compiled this list of reliable online resources about equestrian anatomy.
4 February 2015
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Red Rum and Shergar and Desert Orchid are still, to this day, household names, we've all seen movies like Seabiscuit, Secretariat and Hildalgo, and if there's one thing we've learnt, it's that it takes hard work and a lot of perseverance to train a horse up to the standard of champion racer. However, there are more factors at play...Read More
28 January 2015
As January comes to an end it means it's a time for celebration for some - the Dryathletes who 'competed' for Cancer Research's Dryathlon. So, first and foremost, congratulations to those outstanding individuals who took part.
12 January 2015
Thousands of people in the UK have signed up to take a holiday from alcohol during January. It’s not too late to join in! Here are our top 10 reasons why a month off the booze is great idea.