There was something about Oaklea Groover that Rebel Morrow hadn’t experienced before, and it was the start of an extraordinary... The post Rebel Morrow – Meant to be appeared first on Equestrian
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The Barb is native to Northwest Africa’s Maghreb region, and MATHILDE GREGOIRE explores their fascinating story. The Barb or Berber... The post The Barb appeared first on Equestrian Hub.
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Horse riding helmets in Austaralia need to have the correct safet rating to be legal in competition. We look at the best helments available to purchase online in the country.
Is embryo transfer the right choice for your mare? DR DOUG ENGLISH looks at some of the basics. The first... The post Embryo transfer appeared first on Equestrian Hub.
When it comes to bits, there are many. But how do you choose the right one? SUZY JARRATT delves into... The post On the bit Part 1 appeared first on Equestrian Hub.
All fitters will tell you, and we concur, when looking for a new saddle you need to fit to the... The post How to Choose the Right Size and Fit Saddle appeared first on Equestrian Hub.
If you're a horse owner, you probably already know that flies can be a huge problem, especially during the warm summer months. Flies are not only annoying for your horse but can also transmit disease
When it comes to riding horses, proper footwear is essential for safety and comfort. Not just any old pair of boots will do. Fortunately, though, shoppers have a considerable amount of choices. Many
It's no secret that horses and ponies need good nutrition to perform at their best. In fact, providing the right supplements is often one of the most important things you can do as a horse or pony ow
When the temperature starts to drop, we need to start thinking about keeping our horses warm through the winter. There are a few different options when it comes to horse rugs, but which one is best f
If you haven't checked out the latest The Approachable Equestrian podcast, you need to. James and Sarah from JPR Equestrian (The Equestrian ambassadors) sit down to chat about what it takes to make
There's a few different brands of horse riding helmets available in Australia and their main purpose is to protect the everything inside (and including) your skull. But what else do these riding hel
Check out this great video of the Q&A between James from JPR Equestrian and David Shoobridge. It's an interesting convo that includes top horses, top wins, and somehow.... bananas! Check out our
For many of us in lockdown, the enthusiasm to ride may have decreased and the lack of motivation grows as we watch the daily “Gladys updates”. Although the restrictions may have eased for some -
What Is MIPs? This video is a simple but clear explanation of the MIPs system found within a horse riding helmet or other sporting helmet. It also explains why you need to know what it is as a horse
Walking a distance is one of the critical elements of riding a quality show jumping round. Australian Olympian and The Equestrian ambassador James Paterson-Robinson from JPR Equestrian shows us how
Surely it's just the USA English love of the more complex expressions "Why have it simple when it can be so beautifully complicated" As "elevator" for "lift" I notice a gentleman above describes hims
The first horse races I went to, at a county fair back in the 50s, did not have the jockeys sitting on the horses' backs, but rather in sulkies drawn behind the horses. Trotting races. And from the
Because it was so commonplace before the motor car arrived, you just said "riding" and so do all people today who regularly ride, or who have grown up riding horses. You talk about "going out for a
Interesting that Kevinspace brought up the issue of riding standing up. In American English, that is called "bareback riding," so perhaps "horseback riding" implies the difference between riding with
It is interesting to compare the use in British and American English. Here is the NGram for the British English corpus: British English Horseback riding vs horse riding Now look at the American Eng
It's a good question. As TomH wrote, horseback riding is a primarily American usage. It's not in English generally. I have not heard anyone in the UK use it. The only time that I heard it was in Am
I suspect it's left over from the days when a ride involving a horse could be done on the back of a horse or in a wagon or carriage behind a horse.
What about when one rides on a horse standing up, as in rodeo shows or circus acts? The performer is indeed on horseback, but somehow I wouldn't describe them as riding "on horseback." In this case,
It's probably just a conflation of the phrases "horse riding" and "on horseback". Couple that with the fact that you are, generally, riding on the horse's back, and you've got a recipe for common usag
As a German horse riding seems to be to the point. Why is it horseback riding in English? Isn't it obvious that you ride on the back of the horse? Is there a difference between British and American En
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