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Product review: Harry’s Horse Cool-Riderz Tights by Dannii Cunnane

I have been lucky enough to test ride a pair of Harrys Horse Cool-Riderz riding tights this month. While initially I wasn’t exactly thrilled with the idea, it’s not easy being a bigger lady wearing spandex, I was pleasantly surprised with how comfortable and flattering these riding tights are. I was expecting the tights to[…]

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Product review: Equine Rider Accessories stock

Equestrian Hub’s rider extraordinaire, Shae Herwig, was lucky enough to try out a stock tie from Equine Rider Accessories. Here is what she had to say about the product. “As a dressage and show rider I love any opportunity to make myself and my horse stand out in a crowd so I was thrilled when[…]

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Young Rider of the Month: Thea Horsley

Gun eventer, Thea Horsley, from the Southern Highlands in NSW is our September Young Rider of the Month. Thea starting riding at the age of 4, and now at 17 years of age has her eyes set on competing at the Adelaide 2**. Her current horse is Kelecyn Supernatural, a 12yo, 16.3hh, thoroughbred. She is[…]

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Visit Equitana in New Zealand

Our Kiwi cousins are hosting their own Equitana event in Auckland and it’s going to be an exciting experience. Running from Thursday 23 November and concluding on Sunday, 26 November 2017 there are four whole days that are jam packed of equine shopping, masterclasses and seminars. There will be exhibitions and educational opportunities galore –[…]

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Saddle testimonial with Emma Rust

Emma Rust is a returning Saddle Hub customer and recently purchased a County Competitor for her five year old riding pony gelding, Bayview Boom Town. “I have had County saddles in the past and have always liked them, said Emma. “They sit you in a great position, have a lovely deep seat and are neat[…]

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Safety in Eventing, with Christine Bates

Christine Bates has been an elite-level rider for the last 20 years producing many horses to international level Eventing. A seasoned professional, Christine continues to perform at the highest level of her sport and her sights are now firmly set on achieving success with her multi-event winning horse, Adelaide Hill. This successful horse and rider[…]

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Breeding tips

With Spring just around the corner, it’s an exciting time for horse breeders – they are either waiting on a much anticipated foal of finalising the choice of stallion to put their mares to. If you aren’t an experienced breeder but thinking about putting your mare in foal, there are a few things to consider.[…]

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Charity Spotlight: White Angels Horse Rescue

White Angels Horse Rescue is located in the Kinglake Ranges outside of Melbourne. It is a non-profit organisation with the mission to rescue neglected and abused horses. Most of the horses in their care have been purchased from the auctions, where they would otherwise go to the slaughter houses. White Angels Horse Rescue also takes[…]

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Breed focus: Appaloosa

The Appaloosa originated from America and is best known for its colourful coat patterns and used by American Indians as a hardy mode of transport. The word Appaloosa is derived from the word Palouse, the name of a river found in north-western USA. It was in this region that this type of horse was used[…]