Congratulations to Robyn Smith on being named a shortlisted rider for NAF Young Rider, Junior and Children on Horses teams for the European Championships in Roosendaal, the Netherlands on 9 – 13 August 2017. Here at EQy Magazine we love to see the Up and Coming Riders that we choose every year going on to…

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There has been a lot of recent discussion among riders and governing equestrian bodies about the use and detrimental effects of overtightening nosebands on horses. A new international study, carried out by researchers Vincent Casey, Sean Arkins and Orla Doherty from the University of Limerick and Paul McGreevy from Sydney University, set out to explore…

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DRESSAGE Horsescotland Performance Squad member, Robyn Smith (19) from East Kilbride, has been selected onto the British Young Rider Dressage Team for this year’s European Championships at Vidauban, France (1 – 5 July). Robyn will be riding Foold Uz – known in the stable as Spencer – an experienced 17-year-old, owned by Robyn’s mum Gail Smith who rode and…

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DRESSAGE British Dressage has announced a brand new event for 2015, the National Sports Science seminar. The day-long convention, to be held at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Buckinghamshire on 8 June, is supported by Chiltern Equine Clinic. The seminar will focus on all aspects not typically covered in training forums. From bitting and saddlery to physiotherapy and performance analysis,…

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