The UK's market-leading equine bedding manufacturer, BEDMAX, has issued a heads-up warning to the UK equestrian industry. In a statement issued today, the company says it expects a continuation in the trend for the supply of good quality bedding options to tighten. It also predicts that going forward the prices of all types of horse bedding will rise significantly.
Our Equine Health Survey last year highlighted just how difficult it is to keep horses healthy in stables. So now we're asking horse owners to complete our 2018 Equine Health Survey, so we can confirm the key issues and promote better health for all our horses. You can go to our survey from here...
This month was all about the British Dressage winter championships. Back in February, Vinnie and I had qualified for the advanced medium silver freestyle class. As well as that we were also part of the young professionals quadrille that would be performing at the gala evenings.
March has been pretty quiet for Vinnie and I. Unfortunately the Beast from the East disrupted our plans for the beginning of our competition season. Cambridge, where I am on placement, seemed to be the only place in the UK which didn’t get snow! So no snow day for me, but plenty for Vinnie!
Izzy Chaplin is a 21 year dressage rider from Otford in Kent. She is studying accountancy at Nottingham University. Izzy has ridden most of her life and is currently British Dressage Southern Region Under 25’s Ambassador. Her horse is Vincente II (Vinnie), is a sixteen year old KWPN Stallion.