LATEST #HORSEHOUR PODCAST EPISODES
Sergeant Craig Richards talks about the training the Mounted Police Horses go through, what it takes to be a mounted officer, whilst being operational these horses also make up the the ‘Activity Ride’ which you can see at events, they jump through fire, ride bareback whilst holding saddles in the air, the Activity Ride Riders are the most elite in the police force and Sergeant Craig leads it all.
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Jo Suthers, Veterinary Surgeon at B&W Equine Vets explains what are the signs, symptoms and treatment of colic and how can we prevent our horse from suffering from colic.
Should we walk our horse if they have colic, when do we know if it’s colic, are some horses more prone to colic than others, is there anything we can do to stop our horses suffering from colic, and how long do we have when they colic before its really serious? All these questions answered plus more on the #HorseHour Podcast.
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#HORSEHOUR DRESSAGE MUSIC
If you love dressage and have a passion for music then download the #HorseHour Dressage Music Podcast. On this episode Nick Reeve explains to Amy what you will get by downloading the brand new #HorseHour Dressage Music Podcast.
Each month you’ll get a full competition music piece professionally produced by Grand Prix music producer Nick Reeve along with the Training Wheels Audio and practise music.
Send us your favourite songs and Nick will create episodes for you to use at competitions or practise at home, which we all love! Tweet @HorseHour #DressageMusic or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Test music (5 mins) - You can take this test to any British Dressage competition* and use in any Dressage test. This test includes a vibrant selection of contemporary popular orchestral music, we have called it 'Let it Go'!
- Training Wheel (5 mins) - This is the perfect aid for practising your routine. It's repeat of the Test, with additional voice-over from Nick guiding you through the music helping you with your walk, trot and canter transitions right up to the final halt.
The final 15 minutes is all practise music - enjoy and explore a variety of music for different gaits whilst schooling or hacking.
- Practise Trot (5 mins)
- Practise Walk (5 mins)
- Practise Canter (5 mins)