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Supple and sound in the cold

January 30th, 2016 by

  Winter has arrived with a vengeance in the Southern States of Australia! And even up North, the night temperatures can hit zero.   When winter arrives our paddocks get muddy. It’s cold, windy, wet and we feel the change of season.  While our horses grow a thick coat, even if they are stabled at […]

The not so illusive half-halt

January 30th, 2016 by

Ask a student to execute a half-halt, and you’re sure to see a very wide variety of very odd movements. Even novice and elementary level riders are often ineffective in performing this simple but extremely crucial movement. Without it, you simply can’t get your horse re-balanced so that he drives from behind rather than pulling […]

Can volunteering make you a better rider?

January 30th, 2016 by

If you ride with a club or compete with your horse, at some time you may be asked to donate your time by working at a show. While it can mean a large time commitment, you’ll probably find that working as a volunteer gives you experience you couldn’t get elsewhere and can even make you […]

How to Make Your Next Farrier Visit More Pleasant

January 30th, 2016 by

You’ve probably heard the common expression “No hoof, no horse.” Of course, your regular farrier visits are vital to your horse’s health and to your riding enjoyment. But what if you have one of those horses that turns into a devil the minute the farrier’s truck pulls up outside the stable? It’s probably not your […]

Competing and getting the most from your warm-up ring

January 30th, 2016 by

   If you participate in dressage, eventing, or jumping shows, you’re likely to be given a warm-up ring prior to your competition in the show arena. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to set the stage for your best performance. Here’s how you can make the most of your warm-up for both you and your horse. […]

Can A Finance Broker Actually Save You Money?

January 28th, 2016 by

If you’re relying on financing or lending options, whether it be for a car, boat, bike, horse float, equipment or even property, then it’s worth considering discussing your requirements with a professional finance broker to help you find a finance solution to suit your situation and budget. Below are a few reasons to answer the question, can […]

Why Doesn’t My Bank Do Horse Float Finance?

January 28th, 2016 by

So you’ve decided to buy the new float you have been eyeing off for a while now. You’ve researched how much the repayments will cost you and have everything ready for the bank to approve the loan quickly. You’ve used the bank since you were a child and they’ve looked after you on your car […]

How Do Horse Float Finance Interest Rates Work?

January 28th, 2016 by

If you are deciding on buying a new float, you should know how horse float finance interest rates work. Here we provide a few tips on how horse float loans work so that you can get the best rate for your new float or gooseneck.   What is Lending?  Finance, Loans, Lending, Credit, however you put it, it’s when […]

How Does Horse Float Finance Work?

January 28th, 2016 by

For those who already have current car finance or personal loans, finding a suitable horse float finance provider and ensuring your are choosing the right loan product to suit your needs can be a daunting prospect.   For some, using cash to purchase a float can be a quick and easy way of taking delivery […]

What to Do When You Get Into a Horse Float Accident

July 24th, 2015 by

Nobody wants to get into an accident, but the most essential part of surviving one is knowing what to do if it happens. Towing a horse float increases your driving risks for obvious reasons: extra weight, limited control of the towed vehicle, and even unpredictable cargo (horses). All these, as well as the inexperience of […]