What makes a 4 star horse? - blog by Ros Canter, European Gold medalist in Eventing, ranked 2nd in the FEI rankings

What makes a 4 star horse? When I was younger I thought that top level horses would have similar traits and characteristics, for example a huge stride, lean bodies, and ability for the dressage, and we would go out looking for these things, which most of the time left us with complicated characters that although had all the potential, never qui...
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Dealing with Competition Nerves - blog by Autumn Palmer

It is no secret that whatever level, whatever discipline we all get nervous. Personally, I always felt most nervous before xc, the putting all my safety gear on like I was going into combat! First my back brace, then my back protector, then the air jack & hat, medical arms bands with every item my nerves got worse. Then over to the warm up w...
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