How to ride the perfect leg yield

Lateral work, as we all know, is incredibly beneficial to our horses for their schooling and development. All to often we overlook the basics and forget that without having mastered them the more advanced movements are much harder to achieve. What is leg yield? Leg Yield is when the horse moves on two tracks; both forwards and sideways. The inside …

Wet Weather Woes

Will this winter ever end?!? We have endured rain, snow, sleet, freezing temperatures, more rain, thunder storms and gale force winds! Roll on Spring! But, in the meantime you still need to keep warm and dry and we have some ideal items available on line to do just that! If you need a 100% waterproof top layer then look no …

It’s tidy up time! Our guide on how to pull your horses mane.

A horses mane and tail grow all year round. To make them neater in appearance we tend to pull both. By pulling/thinning the mane we make it easier for us to plait or groom for competitions. This technique we use to both shorten and thin out the mane is called PULLING. Why do we pull our horses manes? You can …

💟Ten good reasons to love Autumn💟

🍂Crisp mornings, golden sunrises, making the most of what is left of the lighter evenings…it can mean only one thing; autumn is here! As much as we loved those hazy summer days, Autumn is well and truly here and should be embraced! Spot the horses turned out with rugs already and frantic owners checking the overnight temperatures on their phones!! …

Burghley success for Selwood eventer Tim Price

Wow this year was certainly full of surprises! Burghley Horse Trials is such a special event and top riders from around the world compete knowing that this is just one of those magical places where dreams can be made….and broken! With some serious shake ups this year, not to mention falls and eliminations on the cross country course there was …

Team Selwood are riding high with European eventing success

What a weekend for #teamselwood rider Janou (Nui) Bleekman at the FEI Young Rider European Eventing championships in Millstreet Ireland. The venue played host to both young riders and juniors and provided a back drop for some thrilling competition. Nui and the 16.1hh gelding Granntevka Prince arrived safely in some rather wet weather conditions but sailed through the first trot …