Riding: Swordsmith
This is the last show before SA-Champs with Swordsmith aka George. Instagram: @hmieshca

We would like to thank all of our loyal readers for another great year here at HQ. We’re taking a week off for the festive…

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You’ll always receive strong support from us for store interiors where the merchandise is allowed to shine. Where the experience of discovering the items on display isn’t a fake pasted-over or forced-“experience” but a true, intelligent discovery of the compelling features of the product. Many store designers seem to be trying a bit too hard […]

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Q: How do you teach a horse to spin? A: A spin is a forward trot manoeuvre. The best way to teach the spin is…

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Q: Is it worthwhile to pay for insurance in case my horse needs a colic op in future? A; Ultimately, colic surgery is not cheap.…

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Q: What is the difference between therapeutic and diagnostic ultrasound? Asked by Caitlin White A: Diagnostic ultrasound involves the use of ultrasound waves to produce…

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Q: What are the minimum recommended dimensions of a stable? A: Expecting horses to stay happy when cooped up for hours in a stable is…

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Q: How do I cut my horse’s tail correctly? Asked by Emma Wood A: To avoid cutting the tail too short, and to make sure…

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While glanders is no longer present in South Africa, it is still found in other regions and can be brought back into the country through the importation of equines, says Dr Mac.

Q: How can I make box rest easier for my horse? He is so stressed when the other horses go out in the morning?  Asked…

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The long awaited video of my holiday in September. I finally get to upload it!

Floating white clouds are a common sight on the flanks of Mount Tai, a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai’an in Shangdong province, China. It is the eastern-most and often considered the most important of the Five Great Mountains of China. It is associated with renewal, birth and […]

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Q: What is a grackle noseband? A: The grackle noseband is also known as the figure-of-eight noseband. The grackle is designed with a main pressure…

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A bookstore by definition is a store that sells books. And the traditional western retail thinking assumes that every square inch of a bookstore earns its keep by helping sell books. Consequently, large book stores have more or less disappeared in the wake of online retail. Reading areas with cozy arm chairs, play areas for […]

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Q: When you import a horse, what is the flight like? Do horses find it very stressful? A: There is a variety of flight options…

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Chicago-based Luftwerk is an artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero founded in 2007. The duo explores light, colour and sound in immersive temporary installations that are often based on the topography and history of the site. Earlier this year, they created installations within two of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s famous installations, the Barcelona […]

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Q: What is ‘Soft Feel’ in Cowboy Dressage? A: ‘Soft Feel’ (or ‘Fresh Rein’) is the guiding principle of Cowboy Dressage® World. It is the…

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Q: What is Cowboy Dressage®? A: The discipline of Cowboy Dressage® was born in 2013. For a short period of time, Western Dressage and Cowboy…

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Hey guys so here is a recent video of Bella jumping and im really happy with her for jumping without a collar and lead rope 👊❤ I have some bad news😢😢😢 i wont be uploading for a LONG LONG time due to school and all the exams so here is […]

Q: Western spurs look so different. Do they hurt the horse more than conventional spurs and how are they used? A: Western spurs may look…

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Q: Which conformational factors are considered important to look for in a riding horse? A: When looking at the conformation of the horse to assess…

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Q: Is my horse built ‘uphill’ or ‘downhill’? A: Body balance is partly determined by the relative height of the croup and withers of the…

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Q: When is a pastern considered too short? Q: The pastern is the area between the fetlock joint and the top of the hoof, and…

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At Estancia Morro Chico, Patagonia, Argentina, a group of white, angular buildings stand in the vastness of the landscape. Yet more than appearing to protrude or interfere with the land, the structures seem to humbly attempt to cope with it, grouping together for safety and company just like the people […]

We’ve moved!… ‘The Cool Hunter Store’, our antidote to those tedious shopping experiences, can now be found on Coventry Street in South Melbourne AND as a pop-store in Fitzroy’s buzzing Brunswick Street (Until 5th Jan 2020). For those not familiar with our store or past pop-up spaces, imagine a retail-gallery hybrid, a place where you […]

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THE WORLD’S BEST RIDERS RETURN TO THE CHI GENEVA TO CONTEST THE ROLEX IJRC TOP 10 FINAL AND THE ROLEX GRAND PRIX Geneva, Switzerland, 9…

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Q: Why are large feet preferred in horses? A: It is not simply that large feet are preferred, but rather that the feet need to…

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‘Tis the season to be jolly and South Africans are bracing themselves for a sunny festive season filled with family, loved ones and the gift…

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