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Basic Rules of Polo
Basic Rules of Polo
A brief look at the basic rules of polo and how the game works....
Considerations When Betting on Horses
Considerations When Betting on Horses
An overview of the main types of betting used in horseracing....
Dangers of Horse Racing
Dangers of Horse Racing
A look at the dangers of horse racing and what is being done to eradicate them....
Dressage Manoeuvres
Dressage Manoeuvres
An overview of the basic and more advanced manoeuvres expected of a horse and rider in dressage....
Equipment for Eventing
Equipment for Eventing
The main pieces of equipment an eventing rider will need....
Flat Racing
Flat Racing
A look at the glamour within the sport of flat racing....
Horse Riding Holiday Guide
Horse Riding Holiday Guide
There is a wide variety of horse riding holiday guides available for you regardless of whether you are single, part of a couple, or part of a family....
How to Qualify for Point to Pointing
How to Qualify for Point to Pointing
An outline of the regulations covering point to point entry....
Investing in Horses
Investing in Horses
What you need to remember in order to start investing in horses....
National Hunt Racing
National Hunt Racing
An overview of the sport of National Hunt racing – or steeplechase....
Olympic Equestrianism at London 2012
Olympic Equestrianism at London 2012
An overview of how the equestrianism events will be contested at the London Olympics....
Olympic Eventing
Olympic Eventing
A look at the way three-day eventing is held at the Olympics....
Other Horse Riding Governing Bodies
Other Horse Riding Governing Bodies
How horse riding governing bodies are structured in the UK....
Point to Points
Point to Points
The basics of point to point riding....
Polo Equipment
Polo Equipment
The equipment needed for both horse and rider for a game of polo....
Polo Player Positions
Polo Player Positions
The basic positions in polo and what each player does....
Racing for Change: The Organisation and its Aims
Racing for Change: The Organisation and its Aims
What Racing for Change wants to do and why people do not always agree....
Riding the Grand National
Riding the Grand National
The Grand National - the chance for ordinary, non-professional riders to race on the Grand National courses has come about thanks to a special charity ride which is…...
Royalty and Equestrianism
Royalty and Equestrianism
How various members of the Royal Family enjoy horse sports....
The Best Racecourses Around Britain
The Best Racecourses Around Britain
Horseracing in Britain is big business and there are more than 60 courses to choose from. Here we give a description of some of the most famous racecourses in the…...
The Cheltenham Festival Explained
The Cheltenham Festival Explained
Why the Cheltenham Festival is such a good experience....
The Dressage Training Scale
The Dressage Training Scale
The training scale used for teaching horses how to perform in dressage....
The History of National Hunt
The History of National Hunt
A brief introduction to the history of jumps racing - when it started, how it grew and what it's like today....
The Hunting Ban Facts and Figures
The Hunting Ban Facts and Figures
Some facts and figures around the Hunting Ban....
Training for a Three-Day Event
Training for a Three-Day Event
How to start training for a three-day event....
What do I Need to Start Horse Racing?
What do I Need to Start Horse Racing?
How to break into the world of horse racing to become a jockey....
What is Eventing?
What is Eventing?
A look at the basics of the sport of eventing....
Which Breed is Best for Which Equestrian Sport?
Which Breed is Best for Which Equestrian Sport?
A look at what hot, warm and cold blooded horses are best suited to....
Who Are the Countryside Alliance and What Do They Do?
Who Are the Countryside Alliance and What Do They Do?
A look into what the Countryside Alliance does, away from the hunting ban....
Why Horseracing is So Popular in Ireland
Why Horseracing is So Popular in Ireland
An article looking into the links between the country of Ireland and the sport of horseracing....
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