Horse info & SA blogs

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

~A NEW ERA~

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 Africa before I moved to England to pursue my goals in the international showjumping circuit. Hope you enjoy

17th May 2019

Stretching videos by Ice Man and the SA Lipizzaners

Here is the introduction to the series of videos we will be running over the next few weeks on stretching for the horse. Thank you… The post Stretching videos by Ice Man and the SA Lipizzaners appeared first on HQ Magazine. https://horse.co.za/stretching-videos-by-ice-man-and-the-sa-lipizzaners/…

15th May 2019

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail

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)

30th Apr 2019

Jumping like a horse

So yesterday i decided to jump like a horse😂❤

29th Apr 2019

Q&A + Peg is Sick

Lounet and Kristen do another Q&A. And explain why Golden Peg is sick again. Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

1st Apr 2019

Buks acctually works!

Buks wanted to do it + an update on Peg! Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

19th Mar 2019

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 officially arrived in England after a very long journey. Here are some photos and videos of his travels and arrival. Another video explaining the process will come out soon!!!! Other Socials: instagram.com/abbi.kyffin/

17th Mar 2019

Feed time

What do they do while eating? Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

15th Mar 2019

Farrier day

3 of the four horses got their feet done. Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

11th Mar 2019

Donkey to work

We tried to work the donkey. It did not really go to plan… Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

4th Mar 2019

Horse Riding compilation

Collections of horse riding Videos of Bold One and Sir Swarovski.

4th Mar 2019

not REALLY a vlog


When you didn't actually vlog, but edit an video anyway… Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

2nd Mar 2019

Group lesson

Peg and Mega gets a lesson and 3 people riding them. Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

22nd Feb 2019

Show Jumping Gridwork RAWS mistakes and improvements Pixie Feb 2019

Show Jumping Gridwork RAWS mistakes and improvements Pixie Feb 2019

19th Feb 2019

Saddle Up

Lounet and Kristen Saddle Up Mega Legs and Golden Peg for the first time since they moved to their new yard. Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

18th Feb 2019

Galloping Geldings

More construction and Mega and Peg enjoying themselves around the farm.

11th Feb 2019

Lulu, Buks & Polly

Meet the other animals you didn't get to fully meet last week. What do you think about the new intro?

4th Feb 2019

Boxing horses & More animals

Today is the day we are bringing the horses to their new home. And a few more surprises…

28th Jan 2019

Barn vlog fail!

Barn vlog fail!

18th Jan 2019

BIG Announcement

We have some exciting news!

14th Jan 2019

RAWS Mia and Pixie, November and December 2018, FIRST RIDE BACK ON MIA and PIXIE TANTRUM kind of

31st Dec 2018

She Cried…

Kristen is looking for her forever friend. I think she may have found him. Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt Western Cape Equine Trust:
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21st Dec 2018

My first Vlog !!? + Storytime

Heyy guys follow me on Instagram @megzz equine Plss Subscribe and leave a comment about telling me what I can do to improve my channel 😊

12th Dec 2018

New Yard

Some clips of the new yard some of the riders moved to. Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt

14th Dec 2018

3 people, 1 horse | Ep 10

More people ride her. Progress! Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

18th Dec 2018

GOODBYE to the best riding school

Saying goodbye is never easy. Social Media Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt

30th Nov 2018

No-sturipps November | Episode 9


Kristen goes stirrup-less on Princess. Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

28th Nov 2018

Princess Update | Episode 8

Where has Princess been? Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt YouTube: link here

16th Nov 2018

Pixie comes home, progress from last lesson! FAILS included, RAWS.

7th Nov 2018

Silvermist Show Vlog

We went to a show and this is what happened. Social Media: Twitter: horsefriends_yt Instagram: horsefriendsyt

29th Oct 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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