The Definition of Abuse

FEI GENERAL REGULATIONS 23rd edition, 1 January 2009, updated 1 January 2010 Article 142 – Abuse of Horses 1. No person may abuse a Horse during an Event or at any other time. “Abuse” means an action or omission which causes or is likely to cause pain or unnecessary discomfort to a Horse, including without […]

Rocking Horse Winner

The Stevenson Brothers have made a rocking-horse replica of three-day eventer Headley Britannia which will be just one of the lots in a British Horse Society auction to aid their Drawing the Line campaign against irresponsible breeding. Sadly I couldn’t track down a photo, nor a shot of another famous rocker I read about – […]

Sign of the Times

Thank you to Slaminsky for sending me this sign which she spotted in the window of Le Grenier.  The Institute of the Horse was the original name of the British Horse Society, from which the Pony Club developed as an off-shoot. I suspect that this was rather like a Les Routiers recommendation – should you […]