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Horse Events

Braid Technique: Button Braid

Create a neat, stylish braid for showing this year with these easy to follow tips: Divide the hair neatly into sections, using a clip if necessary to keep the hair from falling back into place. In your first section, divide the hair into three equal parts. Take the outer piece of hair from the right and pull it tightly over so it becomes the centre strand. Do the same with the left hand side piece and repeat until you have braided to the end of the hair. Use a rubber... Read More

Give Horses Show-Worthy Coats

Get coats to look their best with our liquid products, developed especially for equine skin and hair. Our Show Coat Kit is ideal for any owner or shower looking to enhance the look of their horse’s coat. Groomers Show Coat Kit The Groomers Show Coat Kit comprises of 250ml bottles of the following products: Crown Coat with Royal Jelly contains very high levels of natural proteins, viamins and sugars for all round condition and general wellbeing. All of these ingredients combine to give the coat a soft texture and healthy shine... Read More

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The London International Horse Show at Olympia 2013

The London International Horse Show is set to return to the Olympia Halls once again from the 17th – 23rd December 2012. Heralded as the British equestrian community’s Christmas party, Olympia is host to the UK’s only show jumping and dressage FEI World Cup Qualifiers, and for the first time this year, the carriage driving FEI World Cup Qualifiers.

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The Horse of the Year Show 2013

The world’s most famous horse show is set to return to the NEC in Birmingham once again. The Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) is the culmination of British equestrian events including over 120 show qualifiers, and features the finals of some of the country’s most prestigious national show jumping championships.

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Top 5 Must See Equestrian Events

We are lucky to have such an active, prolific equestrian calendar here in the UK, but what are the key events that ever horse lover should experience at least once in their lifetime? Here is our selection of five key events from the international equestrian calendar:

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International Helmet Awareness Day

Scheduled for this Saturday 22nd June is International Helmet Awareness Day 2013. Building on the success of previous years’ events, International Helmet Awareness Day highlights the importance of on-going safety education for equestrians, with a particular focus on the importance of wearing a secure, well-fitted and certified riding helmet.

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The Epsom Derby Suffragette

This year’s Derby Day on June 1st marks the centenary of a particularly noteworthy event in the Derby’s history. On June 4th 1913, suffragette Emily Davison ran out to the course at Tattenham Corner and bought down King George V’s horse Anmer. The incident, considered a form of direct action on behalf of the Votes for Women movement, created a martyr of Davison after her death on June 8th from resultant injuries.

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Groomers Team Riders – Abbie’s Diary

Lancelot, Cornetta, Valentino and I travelled to Bury Farm with mum, dad and Kate on the Thursday before the show. This was our first show back since Christmas so on the first day (Friday) we just gave the horses a nice jump round.