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2024 Show Season MUST HAVES

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The 2024 show season is underway (where does the time go!?)! We’ve taken the liberty of making you a little list of equipment essentials you NEED going into that first horse show of the year. Horse feeling a little…err..fresh going into horse show #1 this year? Help him tune out the noise with a Mattes…
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How to read your Amerigo Saddle’s serial number

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Amerigo Saddle Serial Number One Saddle. One Code. Each Amerigo saddle is tailored-made to order and features its own “identity code“, a serial number indicating the model. The Serial Number is located on the underside of the sweat flap on the left-hand side. How to read your saddle’s unique code. A typical serial number 175…
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1% More: Cornelia Dorr’s 10th place run around Burghley 5*

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We recently caught up with Cornelia Dorr, fresh off of her 10th place finish at Burghley 5*, to talk about her 5* debut, her feelings throughout the competition, Daytona Beach 8 (her equine partner in crime), and how she approaches day to day training and competition.     WEB: What were your thoughts leading up…
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Massage Vs. Magnetic. Which one should I use?

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Animal physiotherapy, including Massage and Magnetic use, has become increasingly popular for the maintenance of horses in recent years, but do we really know which product is best suited to use on our horses and when? Magnetic Magnets have been used on both horses and humans for many, many years. Magnetic fields have been seen to…
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Using the Equilibrium Hotspot on Your Horse!

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Using the Equilibrium Hotspot Massage Mitt on your Horse There are many different ways to use this ‘handy,’ hand-held device offering both massage and heat for horses and their owners/riders alike. Get the battery charged up so that the light on the charger goes green, and you’re good to go! Introducing the Hotspot to your…
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Still not using massage on yourself? You are missing out on these benefits.

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Hannah Donnelly, Chartered Physiotherapist BSc (Hons) investigates the benefits of massage for horse riders, used alongside heat, to target the four main areas horse riders tend to commonly suffer with.  The benefits of massage for horse riders. Massage has been used by therapists for thousands of years. Evidence suggests it is beneficial for a variety…
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The Unsurprising Benefits of Heat and Massage for Your Horse!

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Heat and massage are both commonly used to help our horses perform at their best. But how do they help?    The Benefits of Heat Heat is a great alternative for sensitive horses who may find massage too invasive. Equally, it’s great to use alongside massage to keep muscles in top condition. Best used as…
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