Horse info & SA blogs

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Hey everyone I didn't know what to call this video but here it is featuring some clips of my last few years in South

FLYING MY HORSE ACROSS THE WORLD!!! ¬South Africa to England¬

Hey Everyone I know that I have not been uploading regularly like I said I would, however that is about to change!!! Mufti has


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

Tack haul (no.1)

Yeah so I was supposed to be looking for a new saddle, instead I bought all this. Woops

3 years with Lincoln

Hey guys, So it's been 3 years since I bought Lincoln. He's been one of the biggest challenges and still is but I love

Speed ~Star Stable Online Short Film~

Hi everyone. Yeah my camera is broken so I don't have new clips of me riding. Woops. xD So yeah, umm enjoy this film


Hey everyone. It’s been two months since Mesquite was diagnosed with that hoof problem. He’s now back and ready to get back into competing.

H Equestrian

Stabling available at H-Equestrian Beautiful big airy stables, cloth-fibre arena, walker and more. H-Equestrian offers a wide range of professional equestrian services, from training

MESQUITE GOES TO THE VET! ~14 July 2017~ Barn Vlog

Hey everyone. I hope you enjoy this video. I’m just glad it wasn’t anything too serious and that he’ll be back jumping and competing

Jorvik Warmblood Parade ~Star Stable Online~ 2017-07-10

Hey everyone So A whole group of people from Spring Star (WE1) got together to pay tribute to the first horse on SSO.

You do not need a new model horse ~Star Stable Online~

Event details: 6pm GMT Starts at Moorland 10 July 2017 Please bring starters

Rise ~Equine Music Video~

Hi, Everyone. I know I haven't uploaded for a couple of weeks but I've been tied up with school and training my horses for

Sad horse story that will make you cry

Hey everyone I made this video to raise awareness of horse slaughter which I am 100% against

Jumping Lesson ~ 1 June 2017~ Lincoln gets clipped

Hey everyone So today I had a jumping lesson. I just want to say a big thank you to Mike, (Lincoln's groom) for recording


Hey everyone. This is my entry for Star Stable's sponsorship program. Hope you enjoy!



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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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


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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