Equestrian Sports & Activities

MEPBG Exmoor Pony Show10 Aug (Exmoor)

MEPBG Exmoor Pony Show10 Aug (Exmoor)

The inaugural Moorland Exmoor Pony Breeders Group (MEPBG)  Exmoor Pony Show will take place on Sunday 10 August 2014 at Brendon Barton Farm, Brendon, Lynton, Exmoor, Devon EX35 6LP - with the kind permission of Mr & Mrs N Floyd (Mrs Maria Floyd is the MEPBG Show Secretary). The show will feature Exmoor ponies bred both […]

By June 12, 2014 Read More →

Horse Riding Holidays

Do You Offer Bed & Breakfast for Horses?

Do You Offer Bed & Breakfast for Horses?

Equine Tourism is actively looking for establishments which offer good quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation for horses and riders. We are particularly looking for farms, small-holdings and equestrian centres offering safe and appropriately maintained accommodation facilities for horses and pony visitors, across the UK. The facilities can be suitable for riders looking to bring their […]

By July 1, 2013 Read More →

Magazine

Race Against Time to Preserve our Bridleways

Race Against Time to Preserve our Bridleways

Race against time to preserve our bridleways A new toolkit launched by The British Horse Society will help to get historic bridleways and off-road riding routes in England and Wales recorded on the definitive map before they become at risk of being lost. Any such routes not recorded by a 2026 “cut-off date” imposed by The […]

By May 19, 2014 Read More →

Horse & Pony Breeds

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

By Dr Lisa Wojan – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – USA In 2005, I embarked on a project for what has since become the largest herd of Exmoor Ponies outside the United Kingdom with the most diverse stallion bloodlines in the world. Through my research, I uncovered a lot of information about Exmoor Pony stallions […]

By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Equine Welfare

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

By Dr Lisa Wojan – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – USA In 2005, I embarked on a project for what has since become the largest herd of Exmoor Ponies outside the United Kingdom with the most diverse stallion bloodlines in the world. Through my research, I uncovered a lot of information about Exmoor Pony stallions […]

By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Natural Equitation

Equine Liberty Sports Launches!

Equine Liberty Sports Launches!

NEW LAUNCH! The EQUINES LIBERTY SPORTS Program! For you and your horse… Equine Liberty Sports has launched their on-line teaching program that introduces handlers everywhere to the incredible world of Liberty. Offering (very affordable) 6-month subscriptions (which you can renew again and again), you can get going learning the fundamentals of Liberty.  Founder, Leslie Nichols, […]

By July 12, 2013 Read More →

Other Recent Articles

Getting Wild Foals to Come In from the Pasture – nicely!

Getting Wild Foals to Come In from the Pasture – nicely!

FOAL GENTLING & SOCIALISATION By Dawn Westcott (Moorland Exmoor Foal Project) Turning wild foals out into the pasture can seem daunting – especially if there are quite a few of them – and you can be forgiven for wondering how on earth you’ll get them back in when you need to! Some people suggest shutting […]

By January 2, 2014 Read More →
What does the Future Hold for Free-Living Exmoor Ponies?

What does the Future Hold for Free-Living Exmoor Ponies?

By Dawn Westcott for the January 2014 issue of www.EquestrianLifeMagazine.co.uk A newly published study raises many questions Respected vet and equestrian expert, Peter Green BVSc Cert EO MRCVS was commissioned by the Exmoor National Park Authority and Moorland Landscape Partnership to produce a report on the Free-Living Ponies within Exmoor National Park: Their Status, Welfare […]

By January 2, 2014 Read More →
LIGHT RIDER BRIDLES awarded the Equine Tourism GOOD HORSEMANSHIP ROSETTE!

LIGHT RIDER BRIDLES awarded the Equine Tourism GOOD HORSEMANSHIP ROSETTE!

CONGRATULATIONS to Cynthia Cooper and her Australian Light Rider Bridles (www.lightriderbridles.com) to whom we have awarded the Equine Tourism GOOD HORSEMANSHIP ROSETTE! We’re delighted to announce that we will now be promoting Light Rider Bridles through Equine Tourism. The English Leather Light Rider Bridle has had a tough test this year – introducing feisty moorbred Exmoor pony […]

By November 8, 2013 Read More →