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BATA Launch New Website!

BATA has now launched their new website, there is a equestrian section that may be of interest to you. Take a look www.bataltd.co.uk

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Robinsons Equestrian Show Time Specials

Show Time Specials!

Show Time Specials! All offers valid from 24th May to 7th June, or whilst stock last.

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Poultry Day

Poultry Day 5th April 9am-4pm

We are holding a Poultry Day on 5th April at our sister store BATA Beverley Country Store, 310 Hull Bridge Road, Tickton, Beverley, HU17 9RT

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Northern Brand Freeze Marking

Freeze marking

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Horse Wormers

Horse wormers

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Farriers Malton Yorkshire

Farriers

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Now in stock KBF99 Brush

kbf99 brush

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Competition Winner

Tina Brown is the winner of the Ariat Quantum Boots! Well done Tina!

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Cycle routes for Horse riders?

The British Horse Society says it warmly welcomes the support for use of cycle routes by horse riders offered by the Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries Richard Benyon.

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Gentle reminder...

You'll find all the latest competition outfits currently in stock at all our branches, and don't forget to purchase your 'fly' products, which are a necessity at this time of the year!

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Help for Young Riders

The British Equestrian Federation has introduced two new programmes to help young riders reach the top in horse sport.


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Horse in River!

A horse had to be hauled from a river in Berkshire after getting stuck on July 1st reports the Horse & Hound.

Smoky was spotted by fishermen in the River Loddon under an overhanging tree. It is believed she ran into the water after being spooked by a dog.

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Horses are Heroes!

Twelve fundraisers are recovering after driving 1,009 miles non-stop from Land's End to John O'Groats in a replica World War I horse-drawn ambulance to raise money for injured servicemen.

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Horses Returned!

A judge has ordered that three horses stolen in Belgium must be returned to their original owners by a Derbyshire woman, who claims she acquired them in good faith from a dealer.

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Malton Store re-vamp!

We are pleased to tell you that our Malton store is currently having an extensive make-over, and we are expanding certain ranges and bringing in new stock daily. The equine range is being expanded due to popular demand, and there are lots of new offers and deals on a regular basis. For example, we currently have Caldene Hickstead Jackets at £110 – reduced from £225 while stocks last! Come along to see what's happening!

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Pony & Calf 'doing well!'

A calf is being fostered by a Highland pony after being separated from its mother.

Ella, who is a Charolais cross, is being hand-reared by crofter Donna Maclennan with the help of 22-year-old pony Katie.

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Quantum goes Bust!

Quantum, the company behind an innovative and award-winning saddle, has gone bust with undisclosed debt, reports Horse & Hound magazine.

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Stubbs horse painting fetches £22.4m

A George Stubbs painting of the racehorse Gimcrack has fetched £22,441,250 at a Christie's auction in London.

John Stainton, Senior Director, British Paintings, Christie's London, said: 'The painting, entitled "Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a trainer, a jockey and a stable lad", had a pre-auction estimate of £20m to £40m.

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'TASS' to close soon!!

Applications for the Talented Athlete Scholarship Programme (TASS) for equestrian sport close on July 29. Riders from dressage, eventing, para-equestrian dressage and showjumping are invited to apply.

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War Horse Woes!

It appears that "War Horse" director Steven Spielberg has learned that age-old lesson - never work with animals or children.

The trailer of the movie was released last week, with the movie due in US cinemas at Christmas. It tells the story of a British horse, Joey, sold to the cavalry during World War 1.

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Horse Boarding Craze!!!!

It is the sport that brings together surf dudes, skateboarders and horse riders.


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Horse Centre to open soon!

The University of Liverpool's £2 million Intensive Care Unit at its equine hospital is on course to open in the next couple of months.

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Horse on the Red Carpet!

Move over Brad and Angelina — the hottest star on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival this year has four legs rather than two.

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Horse Trust Appeal!

The Horse Trust in Britain is hoping to raise £2 million for equine research in a move aimed at boosting its research commitments, reports H&H.

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Insurance Rockets!

Customers with one of the country's leading equine insurers, NFU Mutual, are demanding an explanation for sharp increases in their premiums this year.

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Let's Drink to that!

A pub in rural Surrey is trying a new approach to pull in customers by providing horse parking.

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The Confused Cow!

You’d think that when you’re fifteen and your parents say that you aren’t allowed a horse, there’s nothing more you can do.


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Caspian horse remains unearthed

The remains of a Caspian horse dating back 5400 years have been unearthed in Iran.

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Horse breaks royal wedding script

The timing was perfect, the lines delivered without a hitch. The royal wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton unfolded in picture-perfect fashion - except for one horse.

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Michael Barrymore injured in fall from horse in Corsica

TV presenter Michael Barrymore has been treated for a head injury after falling from a horse while filming in Corsica, reports the Horse & Hound.

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OPEN DAY AT OUR TIPTON BRANCH!

This Saturday (May 7th) we have an open day at our Tipton branch, and everyone is welcome!

From 9am-4pm, there will be refreshments, free samples, buy-one-get-one-free offers, and discounts on various products.




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People power saves Yorkshire bridleway from being wiped off map

A section of a bridleway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, has been saved from closure following an objection by the Byways and Bridleways Trust, British Horse Society and local resident Alan Kind.

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Stable owners urged to check fire precautions

Stable owners have been urged to check their fire safety precautions after one brigade in Britain attended two barn blazes on one road within two days.

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Grantham Qualifiers!

Arena UK, in Grantham, Lincoln played host to two Welcome to Yorkshire qualifiers at their senior premier show recently.

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Help for earthquake-hit animals

The central Christchurch offices of animal welfare agency SAFE (Save Animals From Exploitation) remains in the cordoned off area following the recent earthquake in New Zealand, and operations to help animals are being managed from its Auckland office.

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Leslie's through!

British Olympic gold-winning eventer Leslie Law is through to the last two in the race to be United States eventing team chef d'equipe/technical advisor, from 2013.

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Martin Clunes to be next President of The British Horse Society

The British Horse Society reports:

Actor, writer and horse-owner Martin Clunes has been named as President-designate of The British Horse Society. He will take up the reins when current President, Desi Dillingham MBE, steps down at the end of her extended term of office on 1 June.

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No horse treat from Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall admitted in a recent trip to horse stables that she did not have any mints to give as a horse treat, reports horsemart.co.uk

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Phoebe for 2012?

Professional event rider Phoebe Buckley has ridden against Princess Anne's daughter, Zara Phillips, and hopes to compete in the London 2012 Olympics – reports the BBC.

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Forestry Warning for Riders!

Riders must take part in the government’s consultation on the future of England’s Forestry Commission (FC) woodland or lose their access, both national and local equestrian groups have warned.

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Helmets for All?

American riders will soon have to wear hard hats when riding at all national eventing and dressage competitions. And, from March, those aged under 18 must also do so in international dressage classes.

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Lucinda to Help!

Lucinda Green has been hired to help the Austrian eventing team qualify for the 2012 London Olympics, reports the Horse & Hound.

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NEW SPRING STOCK!

Great news - Spring stock is now arriving daily! Don't miss the latest items which are making their way on to our shelves - including brilliant 'JULES' ranges. If you get the chance to visit our store, then you can take advantage of our SALE - but it does finish this weekend ( Saturday 12th). Hope to see you there!

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Overweight Horses?

Half our horses could be obese — and many owners are blind to the problem. So found a recent study by University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.
Questionnaires were sent to 500 leisure horse owners registered with Oakham Veterinary Hospital in Leicestershire, of whom 160 responded.

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Keep up to the minute with all our lastest special offers, news and promotions. Become a follower @robinsonsequest

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Men Stop Riding!?

ALMOST one in five men surveyed has given up riding in the past two years, according to official figures - further evidence that the recession is affecting equestrian sports.

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Police Learn Lessons!

North Yorkshire Police has admitted there are “lessons to be learned” after marksmen took 18 shots to kill a stray horse, reports Horse magazine.

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Robinsons Equestrian adds new Facebook page

You're invited to join our new Facebook page! We'd love to have you as a friend on our brand new facebook page so we can keep you up to date with the latest horse news, equestrian gossip AND special offers. Follow us now!

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Spielberg's New Horse Movie for 2011

Steven Spielberg's new movie 'War Horse' is set for release later this year.

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TIPS for the BIG FREEZE!

Here are a few tips from equine.co.uk to keep you busy during this freezing winter!

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British Horse Society Splits!

The British Horse Society has split its north of England region to improve its service to members, reports Horse & Hound magazine.

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Chance to join forces with the police!

HUMBERSIDE police have introduced a Horsewatch scheme which will cover the East Riding, Hull and parts of Lincolnshire.

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Health & Your Horse!

As the winter weather seems to go from bad to worse, it's important to consider nutrition and health of your horse. Horse Feeds UK have provided six top tips for a healthy horse in winter!

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In the Spotlight!

GREAT BRITAIN'S medal-winning riders will be in the spotlight at the London International Horse Show at Olympia later this month when they will take part in a special parade, reports the Yorkshire Post.

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Subscriber Special Offers!

Over the coming months we have a brilliant selection of special offers and discount vouchers for all your horse riding equipment and equestrian goods, which will only be available to subscribers! The good news is that it's totally free to subscribe, so don't miss out on this great opportunity to make great savings on a massive range of horse-related products!

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Courageous Charlotte Takes Award

Charlotte Cundall, who broke her back in a schooling accident but fought her way back to fitness and to point-to-point riding last year, won the 'Ride of the Season' award for her amazing comeback, which was presented at the recent Yorkshire Area Point-to-Point Championship awards dinner.

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Drivers told to be Horse Aware!

Police in Yorkshire have warned drivers to reduce their speed and consider the needs of horse riders on the road.

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Horses for Main Courses!

Horses aren't generally on the menu at York race course, but one horse and jockey at this year’s Welcome to Yorkshire’s Ebor Festival was literally good enough to eat, reports the York Press.

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Make a Date with Oliver!

Star event rider Oliver Townend has launched his first glossy calendar, a radical move in the equestrian world, which does not usually go in for this sort of thing.

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Police Horses could be History!?

Branches with mounted police units could bear the brunt of budget cuts, following the government's spending review, say regional forces and the Police Federation.

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Women & Horses!

Women in Racing, a group set up to attract women into the business side of racing, has a new website.

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GIVE A LITTLE THIS CHRISTMAS

Looking for an unusual gift for the person who has everything? Then why not give a donation on their behalf to a charity this Christmas, where every penny counts?!

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Gold for Britian!

Britain's eventers won team gold and William Fox-Pitt claimed individual silver at the World Equestrian Games.

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Homes for Horses needed!

A leading international horse charity is appealing for potential borrowers to come forward to offer homes to rehabilitated horses and ponies at its Somerset recovery and rehabilitation centre.

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International showjumping returns to South Yorkshire!

International showjumping will return to South Yorkshire next April.
The CSI Yorkshire International Showjumping Event, at Sheffield's Motor Point Arena, is the brainchild of former Bramham Horse Trials organiser Debora Homewood and has the backing of the regional tourist board — Welcome to Yorkshire.

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Showjumping on Horse & Country TV – October 2010

Horse & Country TV (SKY 280) will be showing highlights from the Cushionbed British Showjumping Scope Festival on Saturday 30th October at 9pm. The programme showcases some of the UK’s finest talent battling it out in front of packed audiences for big prize money.

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Survey invite!

Lantra is calling for horse riders and anyone involved with the equine industry to complete an online survey, to help form the equine industry's National Occupational Standards (NOS), reports Horse & Hound.

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Laura's Lucky Escape!

Dressage rider Laura Wood was left without clothes, tack, bedding and feed on her trip to the British Dressage Area Festival at Rowallan Activity Centre, Ayrshire, recently, after her lorry caught fire, reports Horse and Hound magazine.

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Menzies becomes British Showjumping Champion!

Bruce Menzies lifted the British Showjumping national champion title with the sole treble clear on Old Lodge's exciting International prospect Sultan.

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Nuns to end a joyous life with horses

Sister Angela Chandler has lavished care on the miniature horses that roam the Texas monastery where she lives for nearly 30 years.

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40th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS!

THE Riding for the Disabled Association celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, a milestone that is being marked in many different ways.

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FILM STAR SUPPORTS HORSE AWARDS

American actor and director Robert Duvall has given his support to the annual awards organised by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of horse sport, reports horsesmart.co.uk. The FEI launched the “Oscars of the equestrian world” last year to reward outstanding dedication to horse sport in five categories. Calls for nominations for the 2010 awards opened on July 16.

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NEW RESOURCE FOR HORSE BOX OWNERS!

Those looking for information about buying and driving horseboxes can now refer to an independent online resource, as www.drivinghorseboxes.co.uk .

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NO BRITISH OPEN SHOW JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2011

Grandstand Event Management have announced that they will not be running the British Open Show Jumping Championships in 2011. The British Open was launched in 2003 at the Sheffield Hallam Arena and relocated in 2007 to a larger venue,

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SEARCH BEGINS FOR THE 2010 EQUINE VET OF THE YEAR AWARD

Petplan Equine, the UK’s leading equine insurance provider, has launched its search for the 2010 Petplan Equine Vet of the Year, and is calling for nominations from horse owners across the UK.

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TWO FOR YORKSHIRE!

TWO Yorkshire riders will be among those heading for the Horse of the Year Show after qualifying in the Search for a Star competition, reports Jill Armstrong for the Yorkshire Post. This gives amateurs the chance to compete at HOYS, which is a dream come true for many.

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Calories Burned in Horse Activities

Whoever thinks horse riding and care isn't excercise never owned a horse! Between the shoveling and the grooming and the training, you're burning up a lot of calories for example, riding at a trot burns more calories than a brisk walk!

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Green Lipped Mussel = Healthy Horse!

Essential fatty acids, Omega 3, (OM3) and Omega 6 (OM6), are integral parts of the cell membrane of every single cell in the body and are key for healthy joints, balanced immune and nervous systems, healthy skin and general well-being - reports The Equestrian Magazine.

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Horse attempts World Record!

Lukas, a 17-year-old Thoroughbred gelding who stands 16.2 hands, may well be the smartest horse in the USA - maybe the world, and owner-trainer Karen Murdock is trying to get him into the Guinness World Records for "Most numbers identified by a horse in one minute."

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Land Wanted!

If you are a farmer or land owner with some spare land and are interested in diversifying, the organisers of JumpCross would like to hear from you.

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Your Horse Live 2010

As the most anticipated equestrian event of the year fast approaches, make sure you pencil Your Horse Live into your busy diary!

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July for Franklin!

Interdressage have organised ‘Training through Trust – successful horsemanship from the ground’ with Franklin Levinson, this July. Horse trainer Franklin teaches and trains both horses and their owners using his own gentle, effective methods and has over forty years of experience.

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Small Horses - Big Help!

You’ve heard of guide dogs for the blind, well in America, they are trianing guide horses for the blind! Miniature horses are being used as guides for the blind, help animals for the mobility impaired, and therapy animals in nursing homes, hospitals, and children’s centers.

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Small is Beautiful!

The world’s smallest horse was born recently weighing 6 pounds!
Little Einstein weighs just 6 pounds and is 14 inches tall. He is a half pinto stallion, born April 22, 2010 in Barnstead, New Hampshire.

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Summer Special offer with Robinsons Equestrian Online

For a limited time whilst stocks last, we are giving away a free Headcollar Fly Fringe and Rope Set when you spend over £40 in our online shop.

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Cate Blanchett was thrilled to ride horses in the Robin Hood film.

The Lord Of The Rings star dons armour to play Maid Marian in the Ridley Scott epic, which stars Russell Crowe as the legendary figure.

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East Yorkshire company makes giant rocking horse 

The horse's features were modelled on a real horse called Bertie.
A giant carved wooden rocking horse being made in the East Riding of Yorkshire is thought to be the largest of its kind in the world.

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Great Yorkshire Show Set for Outstanding Equine Entries

New classes and record prize money mean equine classes at the Great Yorkshire Show are set to attract an exceptionally high calibre of competition this year.

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Air Jackets are Looking Good - AND SAFE!

Horse industry and safety experts have reacted with caution to impact testing done on the Point Two equine air jacket.

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Animal Aid Offer!

Natural Balance Foods have generously offered four delicious 'Nakd' gluten-free fruit bars (worth £2.99) to everyone joining Animal Aid during April. Members receive Outrage magazine every quarter, 10% off everything in the Animal Aid shop and discounts from more than 70 ethical businesses.

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Council pays compensation after not repairing Cheshire bridleway

More riders could claim compensation from local councils who fail to maintain bridleways following a landmark case in Cheshire.


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Daily stretching might not be good for horses...

Researchers in Britain found that daily passive stretching might not be appropriate for horses.

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Florida bids for World Equestrian Games 2018

Palm Beach International Equestrian Centre in Wellington, Florida, is to bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

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Livery Yard Survey results are in...

Politics are the main reason why horse owners move livery yard, according to a survey by Horse magazine.

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Horse Artist's Work goes to Dubai!

BARNSLEY artist Jane Lazenby has been busy putting the finishing touches to a painting that is to be presented to Sheikh Hamdam Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai, reports the Yorkshire Post newspaper.

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No Smoke without Fire!

The Environment Agency (EA) is cracking down on the illegal burning of horse manure in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.

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TopSpec Sponsor at Great Yorkshire Show

Yourhorse.co.uk reports: The Top of the North Supreme Ridden Championship is a new innovation for the 2010 show and will see the overall champion taking home a £1,500 prize.  The Reserve Supreme Ridden Champion will receive £250.

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Bramham Horse Trial Timetable Announced...

The provisional timetable for Bramham International Horse Trials 2010 is below. Please note that it is still very much subject to change.

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Help for Horses in Haiti!

A coalition of animal protection groups has arrived in Haiti to aid animals left stricken by the nation's devastating earthquake.

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Horse Movie due soon!

The world's first feature length film about polo will soon be hitting the cinemas.

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Money for Haiti

The Irish showjumping team has pledged to donate any prize money won at the Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi to the relief effort in Haiti, reports House & Hound.

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Spring is Here! (well, it will be soon!)

Top Nutritionists Healthspan have announced the top 10 tips for Spring for Horse owners...

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Two New Championships!

Two new showing championships, both with a first prize of £1000 have been introduced for this summer by the North of England Show series (NES).

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Healthy Horse Tips!

The aspca.org has announced the top 10 nutritional tips for a healthy horse. Take a look at these and see if you’re doing everything right!

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Robinsons Equestrian Sale Begins January 16th!

Don't miss out on the opportunity to bag a bargain at our in-store sale which starts on January 16th at 9am in our Malton and Beverley stores!

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Thousands Protest over Alleged Cruelty!

An international row over allegedly "cruel" training methods is threatening to engulf the elite world of top-class equestrian sport ahead of the 2012 Olympics, reports The Guardian newspaper.

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Careful on the Roads!!

Riders in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, have called for action to slow down drivers following a series of accidents on narrow country roads, reports Horse & Hound.

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Christmas Gifts from Robinsons!

Spend over £30 at Robinsons Equestrian and receive a FREE Christmas Horse Stocking!

Spend over £50 and receive a FREE Horse Grooming Kit!

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Christmas Offer for the British Open

The British Open Show Jumping Championships has today announced a special Christmas discount offer for those looking to buy the ultimate horsey present before 25th December.

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Horse Society Campaign

The British Horse Society's "Drawing the Line on Indiscriminate Breeding" campaign continues to gain momentum as more famous faces show their support and encourage the equestrian world to "Think Before You Breed", H&C is pleased to learn.

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Horses 4 Heroes

Horses 4 Heroes is a sponsored ride like no other. It takes place on the 10th July 2010 and will be the largest sponsored ride ever held. Over 2000 horses will start at Ascot racecourse, follow a route around the beautiful Windsor Great Park, and finish off with the unique experience of riding past the winning post on the hallowed turf of Ascot Racecourse. The best part is that YOU have the chance to take part and raise funds for a great cause.

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Most Popular Horse Names in the USA - Revealed

Below is a list of the top horse names as revealed in a new survey by Pet World in America. Is your horse name there?

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Greener Farmers!

Farmers across the Yorkshire Coast are being encouraged to join an ambitious environmental campaign, reports Yorkshire Coast Radio.

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Horse Equipment Scams: Beware!

Recently in Hampshire there was an incident where a horse owner placed an advert to sell a horsebox in the Horse and Hound magazine for a substantial amount of money. The person received a reply via email and a cheque for a larger amount of money than had actually been asked for was received!

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New Dales Bridleway gets Closer!

As part of a new 200-mile route from Derbyshire via Yorkshire to Cumbria is well under way. Almost four miles of new track will be created from Garsdale Station, heading towards the national park’s northern border.

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New M&M championship for Hickstead's 2010 Royal International Show

A NEW Mountain and Moorland championship at the 2010 Longines Royal International Horse Show is designed to ease young riders into the world of adult showing. The Farmers Guardian reports that The Young Riders Mountain and Moorland Ridden Championship, devised and supported by Ponies Association (UK), will take place on the Wednesday of the six-day show, which will run a week later next year, from July 27 to August 1.

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Riding Guide for South Somerset launched!

Horse & Hound reports that the Somerset Tourism Partnership has launched a riding holiday and hacking guide, featuring six rides across the south of the county, ranging from four to 19 miles.

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British Success!

British riders have enjoyed tremendous success in several recent European competitions.

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Horse deliberately targeted!

A horse is recovering after being hit "deliberately" by a car pulling a trailer while being ridden in a country lane, reports Horse & Hound.

The horse, named Nigel, had his body was slashed from "hind leg to head" when the horse was hit near Mattishall in Norfolk

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Horse Riders Unite!

Horse riders across the UK are joining together to urge the Government to think again about imposing an unfair "tax in all but name" on every horse owner in the UK.

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Horses at Harewood

A promising showjumper helped recreate an historical masterpiece for the latest exhibition now open at Harewood House.

Daisy Ussher, 15, posed in the stately home's Terrace Gallery wearing the Estate's black and gold silks. She helped launch The Horse at Harewood collection.

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Mary King's horse withdrawn!

Great Britain's hopes of defending their European eventing title in France later this month suffered a blow after Mary King's horse had to withdraw.

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Silver for Great Britain

BRITAIN'S dressage team won silver at the FEI Alltech European Championships at Windsor last week, performing brilliantly and pushing Germany into third place.

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THINK: Riding Safety

The British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) has put out a call for riders to be more safety conscious reports The Yorkshire Post.

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World Champion for Yorkshire!!

Steven Beane, from Trenholme Bar, near North Allerton has won the 30th annual World Championship Blacksmith competition at the Calgary Stampede in Canada

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Hay prices set to rise!

Farmers are warning that hay prices could rise to 6 GBP a bale as the country faces its third year of hay shortages due to constantly rainy weather.

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King of Sherwood!

Show jumper Louis King from Kings Langley, Herts, will soon be seen on cinema screens worldwide after performing as one of the stunt riders in the forthcoming Russell Crowe film about Robin Hood.

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Olympic hope denies horse rustling

An international arrest warrant has been issued for one of Britain's leading showjumpers after four horses worth 150,000 GBP were allegedly stolen from a stables in Belgium.

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Toytown ready to return!

Zara Phillips has been buoyed by the news that her horse Toytown has recovered from injury, and he has now enjoyed a successful run-out as part of her journey back to full fitness.

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Jan retires!

Dressage Olympian Jan Brink from Sweden, 48, has retired from the national dressage team after 20 years in competition.

Jan was determined to make the World Cup final in Las Vegas in April his last major championship with triple Olympic ride Bjirsells Briar 899 - his partner of 10 years. He has now said farewell to international competition for good.

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Kidnapped Horse Found!

A year after being kidnapped, one of Italy's top trotting horses has been found running loose on a beach!

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The Horse Trust criticises 'rescue' of foreign slaughter horses

The Horse Trust has criticised the growing trend of European horses destined for slaughter being purchased and imported to the UK.

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Whitaker takes a tumble

Olympic showjumper John Whitaker has walked away from a nasty fall from Sultano while he was competing in the Estoril grand prix recently.

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Equilibrium Horse Massager Now in Stock!

Clinically proven to promote relaxation, improve back flexibility and even increase stride length, the Equilibrium horse massager strokes, vibrates and oscillates, stimulating the muscles.

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European CIC Team Selected for Hungary European CIC Team Selected for Hungary

Eight riders and horses have been selected to represent Great Britain in the European CIC Team Championship to be held in Hungary in July. Selected for the team are

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Jodie Supports British Showjumping

Supermodel Jodie Kidd is supporting British Show Jumping in an Ambassador role to assist the raising of public awareness not only of the sport as a whole, but also the incredible talent it has within it in the lead up to London 2012.

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Mapping Britain on Horseback - the BHS needs you!

The British Horse Society (BHS) has invited equestrians throughout the UK to help them take their mapping strategy to the next level. The aim is to record every equestrian route in the UK on the Society's EMAGIN system.

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Oliver Townsend wins Horse Trials

Oliver Townend wins at Badminton Horse Trials

26 yr old British rider Oliver Townend's life long dream came true when winning The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials - his first Badminton title, riding Edward Nicholson's Flint Curtis, surviving a nerve-wracking show jumping round under pressure.

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Shetland Pony and Horse

Police warn: don't offer rewards to horse thieves

Horse owners are being urged not to offer a reward for the return of their animal if it is stolen. The warning, from Horsewatch coordinators, follows a worrying trend of Shetland pony owners paying thieves to return their ponies.

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New Robinsons website

Robinsons Equestrian Launches New Website!

We are proud to launch our new website and one stop shop for all your horse riding accessories, riding wear and equestrian gifts for the horse riders and horse enthusiast. As well as receiving a full design makeover, we have incorporated some new features that we hope will make shopping for all your equestrian goods quicker and easier.

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