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A Maestro Gives a Master Class

Pedro Torres is a multiple World and European Champion in Working Equitation, an FEI-ranked Dressage Rider, and at Equitana recently. It did not take the capacity crowd in the Aqualuma arena at Equitana long to see that Pedro Torres is a truly exceptional and compassionate horse trainer.  He likens riding and training horses to the relationship[…]Read More

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Product Review – Paddock Blade

Paddock Blade Australia is changing the game for paddock maintenance. Established inthe United Kingdom and on the market since 2016 and launched in Australia with greatsuccess in October 2017, Paddock Blade is a staple for all horse owners. Taking the agriculture and equestrian world by storm, Paddock Blade was designed by horse owners for horse[…]Read More

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For Their Sakes Give Thoroughbreds a Job

Koko Story, an 11-year-old former racehorse, is one of Australia’s elite 4* eventing horses. When Jane Camens caught up with his rider, Rob Palm, the two had returned only recently from competing in Europe.  Sadly, Koko Story had to be withdrawn from the Australian Eventing Team at the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon because[…]Read More

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Small And Cute Does Not (Always) Equal Safe.

Ever thought about buying a pony for your child? If you’ve ever owned a horse or wanted to own a horse, you have probably at some stage thought about a pony for your child, writes Lorraine Dowdeswell, but it’s buyer beware in the pony world. It’s no secret that children love ponies, often dreaming about[…]Read More

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Variables of Saddle Value: Part 4

The author Kathryn Sullivan-Butt is “The Saddlefitter” a Society of Master Saddlers Qualified fitter, ASFA fitter and an EA accredited coach. With formal saddle and saddlefit training in Australia, UK, US and Europe she is fortunate to have had the opportunity to train under (and quite frankly ask endless questions of) some of the industry’s[…]Read More

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Variables of Saddle Value: Part 3

The author Kathryn Sullivan-Butt is “The Saddlefitter” a Society of Master Saddlers Qualified fitter, ASFA fitter and an EA accredited coach. With formal saddle and saddlefit training in Australia, UK, US and Europe she is fortunate to have had the opportunity to train under (and quite frankly ask endless questions of) some of the industry’s[…]Read More

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Variables of Saddle Value: Part 2

The author Kathryn Sullivan-Butt is “The Saddlefitter” a Society of Master Saddlers Qualified fitter, ASFA fitter and an EA accredited coach. With formal saddle and saddlefit training in Australia, UK, US and Europe she is fortunate to have had the opportunity to train under (and quite frankly ask endless questions of) some of the industry’s[…]Read More

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Variables of Saddle Value: Part 1

The author Kathryn Sullivan-Butt is “The Saddlefitter” a Society of Master Saddlers Qualified fitter, ASFA fitter and an EA accredited coach. With formal saddle and saddlefit training in Australia, UK, US and Europe she is fortunate to have had the opportunity to train under (and quite frankly ask endless questions of) some of the industry’s[…]Read More