Partnership: Spending meaningful time with your horse creates a bond that will achieve an even greater performance on the field. 'Without good horses, you are nothing, in polo, it's 70% horse, 30% rider. And I have the best horses.' ~ Adolfo Cambiaso The best polo ponies are responsive, even intuitive, and have a calm disposition that… Continue reading What makes a great polo pony?
A new video by non-profit equine education organization Equitopia on avoiding pain for horses when fitting bridles is a must watch for all riders. The video explores 5 areas of facial pain caused by the bridle and see which areas of your horse's face you need to avoid putting pressure on. Why drop nosebands should be… Continue reading Video: Why 3-ring gag bits & low drop nosebands cause pain
Why horses are 1200 pounds of lie detectors. A horse responds honestly to what you are doing in the present, rather than what you did in the past or what you might do in the future.
The healing power of horses - how horses can help our war heroes and suffered of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Horses are prey animals, and, like those who have been to war, rely on their heightened senses for survival. They react to and mirror the emotions of clients directly, without words. Horses respond negatively to negative emotions. They respond positively to positive emotions, and they have no ulterior motives. Equine-Empathy.com
I am only a horse, dear Master, but my heart is warm and true. I'm ready to work my hardest, for the pleasure of pleasing you. Good corn, hay and water, are all that I wish to ask. And a warm dry bed to rest on, when I've finished my daily task. Don't strike me… Continue reading The Horse’s Prayer
Why horses need Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids in their diet, especially over winter
Cowdray Park Polo Club is delighted to announce that King Power, the luxury goods duty free business, will become title sponsor of the Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship. for the next 3 years