Horse & Hound

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My wife, Emma, and I originally moved to our farm to breed horses, but I heard about 16 young men who had returned from Afghanistan with life-changing injuries, and felt they needed a purpose. We invited them to stay and taught them to ride, but we learnt that it was the ground-based work and forming a team with the horse that was more psychologically effective.

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PERCEPTION of equine weight needs to change, vets have warned, as hundreds of equids could be existing on the knifeedge of potentially fatal laminitis. H&H has reported on the obesity epidemic in Britain’s horses and ponies, which is thought by leadi
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Celebrating Horses
MONDAY was not a good news day. We woke up to trainer Gordon Elliott’s apology for what many assumed couldn’t be a real photograph (news, p5), while the seriousness of the EHV outbreak in Europe gathers pace (news, p6). Then, by 10am, Badminton cance
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‘Days Like This Are Why I’m A Jockey’
HENRY BROOKE has not long been back after breaking his neck and is already back into the winners. He had a proper tonic on Saturday riding Sam’s Adventure (right) to a three-quarter length victory in the Vertem Eider Chase at Newcastle. The jockey wa