Horse info & SA blogs

With a generally interesting international / local section under Lifestyle which may not have anything to do with equestrian at all.

Amalfi Print – Chris Ngu

The Amalfi coast print has been delicately captured in this photo by UK photographer Chris Ngu with warm golden pink morning light gently illuminating

12th Nov 2018

First Boutique of Japanese cosmetics Brand EN, Paris, France

How far can you push a retail concept and still keep it real? We think Paris-based Archiee  has pushed their concept for the first

8th Nov 2018

Private Wine Cellar, Rasų Park, Vilnius, Lithuania

Those of us who see thousands of design and architecture projects each month are not easily impressed as we tend to see the same

2nd Nov 2018

Ted Pim Portrait Paintings

Ted Pim, the Northern Irish artist whose work we have represented exclusively for some time, is surprising us again. His darkly moody paintings, channelling

1st Nov 2018

Pool and Cabana, San Juan de Alima, Mexico

In the case of a holiday residence project named SAJ III in Mexico, many things went right, both by plan and serendipitously, and incredible

25th Oct 2018

World’s Largest Obstacle Race and Endurance Brand, Spartan, Launches First Race in South Africa

World’s Largest Obstacle Race and Endurance Brand, Spartan, Launches First Race in South Africa
October 27 Johannesburg Races Mark Entrance

18th Oct 2018

Chaps & Co., Dubai

Men’s grooming is a growth segment and barbershops have kept popping up daily for several years.  And while stylish men’s full-service spas are not

11th Oct 2018

USRider® Equestrian Traveler’s Companion-Fall 2018

USRider® Equestrian Traveler’s Companion-Fall 2018 In this issue, we’ll share expert trailer-loading techniques from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight, tell you how to wrap

8th Oct 2018

Aman Hotel, Tokyo – A Resort In The Sky (Review)

Staying in a luxury top-floor suite at Aman Tokyo is an experience that redefines what a stay at a mega-city hotel can be. Aman Tokyo

27th Sep 2018

Alessandro Paglia – Vintage Car Pen Drawings

The master of pen and paper, Milanese artist and photographer Alessandro Paglia, has taken an extremely close look at some thoroughly sexy vintage automobiles.

25th Sep 2018

SPINE Rooftop Lounge, Waterfront City, Beirut, Lebanon

Perched on top of one of the area’s tallest buildings (G1 Rodeo Drive on Naccache Seaside Rd.) the SPINE lounge opened in June and

23rd Sep 2018

Chez Claire éclair Boutique, Antwerp and Ghent, Belgium

If you believe Belgian entrepreneurs Dries Henau and Yuri Vandenbogaerde, cupcakes are a thing of the past as are macaroons. They are betting on

21st Sep 2018

Harbook bookstore, Hangzhou, China

Once again, we find ourselves admiring arches. In Harbook bookstore in Hangzhou, China, Alberto Caiola Design has given arches multiple roles. Here, arches function as

18th Sep 2018

Kennedy Apartment, Paris, France

We are seeing arches everywhere. In newly built spaces, in restored hybrids and, of course, in a historical context. Even more surprising, at least

16th Sep 2018

Sant Martí House, Catalonia, Spain

The Sant Martí house may have started its life a long time ago as a fairly ordinary, sturdy three-story farmhouse built of local stone

12th Sep 2018

Crystal Cordless Lamps

LED-lights have come a long way from the initial, ugly units emitting a dead light. Now we are seeing sophisticated restaurants, hotels, stores and

8th Sep 2018

Casa C3, Marina Lancheros, Ancon, Peru

The sublime Casa C3 is located in Marina Lancheros in Ancon, a popular beach resort in the northern Lima province, Peru. After nearly three

6th Sep 2018

CELEBRATING INSPIRING WOMEN WHO MOVE MOUNTAINS

ELITE ATHTLETE LANDIE GREYLING’S FIT PREGNANCY If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal. ~ Paul Coelho For many woman pregnancy is

4th Sep 2018

MRBL Apartment, Yaroslavl, Russia

A professional Russian couple who have a crash pad in Moscow was looking for a main residence in Yaroslavl, Russia, a city located 250

28th Aug 2018

City Loft G, Antwerp, Belgium

A city crash pad for a busy internationally travelling bachelor. It could be tempting for a designer to go overboard with an opportunity such

7th Aug 2018

Cube Law firm office, Antwerp, Belgium

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.

7th Aug 2018

EQ LIVING August / September 2018

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

6th Aug 2018

XYZ Lounge, Zeebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium

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

5th Aug 2018

Benguela Cove Residence, Overberg, South Africa

This sublime residence is located above the luxurious Benguela Cove Wine Estate in the Overberg region of the Western Cape in South Africa. The

31st Jul 2018

ORO Tiramisu, Shanghai, China

Arches and rounded corners, shiny brass, pink velvet upholstery, black marble – these are ingredients we have seen in numerous projects before. But it

21st Jul 2018

Mia Yoga, Moscow, by Harry Nuriev of Crosby Studios

Is Mia Yoga in Moscow the beginning of a new minty-green period for Harry Nuriev, the reigning monarch of Instagrammable design?  Indeed, we are all

18th Jul 2018

Tartuferia San Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

By combining truffles, minimalistic restaurant design and nature, architects Mariana Garcia Oliveira and Filipi Oliveira created a beautiful pop-up restaurant at CARACOR 2018 for

9th Jul 2018

Khromis Eye Wear, PoHo, Hong Kong

Khromis eye wear is located in PoHo, one of Hong Kong’s hip neighbourhoods-to-watch, a cul-de-sac of Po Hing Fong Street in Sheung Wan. The

7th Jun 2018

EQ LIVING June/July 2018

The June/July issue includes new trends in equestrian weddings, an inside look at show jumper Alison Robitaille’s home, and the Gochmans.

31st May 2018

  • Art

    Art

    andrew barlow fine art

    Born 1970, Harare, Zimbabwe. Studied Fine Art at University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts (Painting). website: andrew barlow fine art

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    Art

    Caryn Bowie

    I know horses intimately as an art subject, the musculoskeletal system, the way the coat shines over the muscles and the facial expressions. Pastel drawings of African animals and Racehorses. Digital Photographic Art of African Animals printed on canvas. Mosaic rocks and frames. I live on a wildlife estate in

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    Horse Training Beginners

    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    5 Mistakes Horse Owners Often Make When Loading Their Horse

    Mistake #1 – Thinking your horse is like a dog or a cat.

    Unless the new horse owner has been educated, they may think their horse is like a cat or dog.  The new horse owner may pat his thigh and say, “C’mon” a few times and the horse will just leap into the trailer like a happy dog.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Another Method of Loading a Horse in a Trailer

    Since there is no one right way or one wrong way to train a horse, you may want to change the method you are using to train your horse.  You have several different ways to choose from.  If you are not having any luck with one method you can always try another.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Bit vs Bitless

    BIT VS. BITLESS TRAINING

    When it comes to the welfare of the horse, riders and trainers do their best to ensure that the horse is not subject to pain under saddle. One of the most common debates is about training horses to be ridden with a bit and training them to be ridden without a bit. There are many advantages to both methods. For certain situations, a bit may be more efficient than not using one. In other situations, riding without a bit may be more comfortable to the horse than using a bit. It depends on the situation, the training level of the horse, the rider’s abilities, and the goals that you are trying to achieve with your horse as to which method will work best.  

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Horse Training – A Beginners Guide

    If you are either looking to buy a horse or maybe you have already acquired a horse.  Either way the will need to be trained.  Whether you do it yourself or hire a trainer to train the horse for you.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Horse training, food for thought for beginners

    You should practice things your horse already knows before introducing something new. New skills should be introduced on something your horse already knows. Building on previously learnt skills is the key to being successful in horse training.

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