Winter Feed Plan for Horses

When formulating a winter feeding plan it is sensible to make sure we are feeding cost-effectively. The best value feed for horses is grass. Luckily the majority of horses and ponies can have a diet based on grass in the summer, and on hay or haylage in the winter or when stabled. When a horse … Read more

What are Gastric Ulcers

Gastric ulcers are lesions on the inside of the horse stomach wall, often where gastric acid has eroded the epithelial lining, resulting in ulcer formation. Ulcers occur mainly in the upper non-glandular, and therefore unprotected, area of the stomach, especially around the Margo plicatus (the area between the upper and lower stomach) and the exit … Read more

Ten Top Training Tips from Kitty King

Persimmon 4th Individually and Team Silver at the European Eventing Championships at Blair ridden by Kitty King and owned by Frank and Jane Inns

BEST Brit at this year’s European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle in Scotland when finishing individual fourth and also claiming a Team Silver medal, Team TopSpec rider Kitty King. Here we talk to Kitty about her training techniques and the behind the scenes preparation which contributes to her success.  Here  she gives advice with her … Read more

Jayne Turney and Cruz lll Victorious in the TopSpec Medium Restricted at National Dressage Championships

Jayne Turney

Charlotte Dujardin’s stunning six-year-old pony, Cruz III stormed to victory in the TopSpec Medium Restricted at the LeMieux National Dressage Championships ridden by Jayne Turney (33). This future superstar pony performed an impressive test to score 72.22%, fending off competition from his larger rivals, whilst Charlotte watched on from the ringside. Jayne, from Gawcott in … Read more

Charlotte and Freestyle Claim the TopSpec Medium Open for Mount St John

Charlotte Dujardin

Success for the Mount St John Stud continued on the third day of competition at the Le Mieux National Championships when Charlotte Dujardin masterfully guided Mount St John Freestyle to an emphatic win in the TopSpec Medium Open. This relatively new pairing have undoubtedly formed a fantastic partnership and produced a faultless and hugely impressive … Read more