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A professional Russian couple who have a crash pad in Moscow was looking for a main residence in Yaroslavl, Russia, a city located 250 kilometres (160 mi) northeast of Moscow. What they found was a rather impossible 86 square-metre (926 sq.ft) apartment on the 18th floor of a building that was finished only a year
The SA Derby presented by black Look out for the “SOLD OUT” sign: Tickets selling fast on! The 2018 SA Derby presented by SA’s newest entertainment platform – black, is set to sell out soon, with Grandstands A & B officially sold out. Commencing on 26 September 2018, Kyalami Park Club will be the
The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa)…
1. What will your roles and responsibilities be as show director of the SA Derby? I have to make the schedules, and ensure that the rules indicated are up-to-date and apply to each and every competition. In conjunction with the disciplines we address all possible scenarios positive or negative and ensure that we have a
Once a newborn foal begins expelling yellow faeces, it is a good indication that it is drinking enough colostrum and the meconium has been expelled.Photo: Dr Mac The meconium is the black, sticky intestinal contents found in newborn foals. It consists of dead cells, amniotic fluid, bile and intestinal secretions accumulated while the foetus is
Interview with Caroline Malan You’re currently ranked number 3 in SA in 2018. Tell us about your year to date and why it’s all gone so well? I moved to Natal two years ago and this year I’ve felt much more at home and I’ve started to go to more shows than normal. Gillian Van
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Hey everyone!! I got a new horse!!!! His name is Fort Mufti. He’s super sweet. Totally different from what he was like in the video. He was just super grumpy with all the fuss and fiddling around with tack etc. Thanks to the two tack stores I bought all of this from: If
Liam Stevens riding Nissan Wanda. Photography by Jacqueline S Woods Will you be competing in the main Derby 2018? What horse/s will you be competing on? Yes I’m hoping to have two horses for this year’s Derby. Nissan Wanda who has been placed twice in previous years and Linda Ellerine’s Back on Track Quintino 4.
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By Caroline Malan Photos: Jacqui S Woods 1. Why will you not be competing in the main Derby 2018? Lambus is quite a quirky sensitive horse and is not overly keen on the “funnies” in the Derby track – the steps, the bank, the road crossing etc. I have formed such a great partnership with
1. You won the derby in 2009 & 2011. Please tell us about both wins. What went so right? What do you most remember? How did you prepare both yourself and A New Era? The win in 2009 was one of the highlights of my career and still is. Winning at age 19 on a
Showjumping compilation of videos from shows and training.
A city crash pad for a busy internationally travelling bachelor. It could be tempting for a designer to go overboard with an opportunity such as this. But when Antwerp-based designer Arjaan De Feyter received an assignment to create a quiet retreat from the busy city life, he knew a restrained approach was the only way to
There’s nothing new about dark wood, marble and leather-topped desks in lawyers’ offices, but even the traditional approach does not need to be stuffy. Dutch law firm Deknudt Nelis wanted its third office – the other two are in Brussels and Kortrijk – to exude honesty and authenticity. As their space was located in one of
I think I’m correct in saying that you’ve never won the Derby showjumping title? Considering you’ve basically won every other title there is, why do you think this one has escaped you?  I’ve never won the SA Showjumping Derby. I’ve been second twice and placed several times. I think you need a very specific horse
In this year's Gold List issue, EQLiving readers have voted on their favorites in a wide variety of categories from riders to shows and saddles to trailers.
Yeah so I was supposed to be looking for a new saddle, instead I bought all this. Woops
In Ghent’s storied Zebrastraat complex, Paris-based architect and artist Didier Fiúza Faustino has created an intriguing bar-entrance area that is a surprisingly harmonious mix of slightly brutalist elements in strawberry ice cream hues. The pink colour, an open plan, geometric wall patterns, exposed pipes and pink marble are prominent in the high-ceilinged central hall with the bar
Veterinarians have long used supportive boots on horses’ legs to promote healing after injury or surgery. Ice boots are fitted to treat inflammation, while shorter support boots are employed to reduce the pain caused by navicular disease and laminitis. In the US, many owners use Soft-Ride boots to improve the comfort of horses transported for
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