Finding the perfect Equine Partner
It doesn't matter if it is your first horse or your fiftieth, the basic principles are all the same, but it is easy to forget them when dealing with the emotions attached to looking for your new equine partner. The things people need to know before they buy their first horse; covering everything from expenses, where to look, who to ask, what to look for. Once the horse is home, how to care for your new best friend!
Thursday 15 November 12.15pm - 1.00pm Barastoc Arena, Epsom Arena
Trail riding is meant to be fun, relaxing and enjoyable for both horse and rider. But without preparation and training it can be more dangerous than many other equestrian pursuits. With so many horse and rider combinations living very 'urbanised' lives, they have little chance to become used to many of the things on the trail that can happen. This need not be the case as through simple preparation and training, both horse and rider can be safe and can be ready for nearly every mis-adventure that may befall them. Using simple props and training tools, people can practice at home handling the potential dangers they may face. Good horsemanship and good training are the basics of this preparation.
Friday 16 November 9.45am - 10.30am StableComfort Arena, John Deere Pavilion