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Chatting a Bit (1)

Haynet’s Chatting A Bit series interviews personalities from the equestrian and countryside community.

We feel passionate about highlighting the super riders and rural businesses that are out there together with giving them a platform for our readers to get to know them better.

So grab yourself a cuppa and take a read of these fab interviews!

Chatting A Bit with Beth Hobden Eventing

Passion for horses and ponies always seem to start in childhood with many forging dreams of competing at the highest […]

Chatting A Bit with Becky Wren from Country Bumpkin Chic

With the Coronvirus situation, many events have cancelled with 2020 being best remembered as the year we stayed at home. […]

Chatting A Bit with Jane Badger

Being a freelance writer, editor, proof reader and publisher, Jane Badger’s passion for equestrian books started early in life. With […]

Chatting A Bit with From The Ground Up

When Krista Jones beloved horse Buddy was diagnosed with navicular, her first reaction was to feel nothing but heartache and […]

Chatting A Bit with Savvy’s Yard

From writing a blog about life with her cheeky mare Savvy, Tracey and her husband Adam took hold of the […]

Chatting A Bit with Julie Wilkinson

With this very challenging and worrying time, many rural business owners will be concerned about how their business can survive […]

Chatting A Bit with Alison Kenward

Alison Kenward, a BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach has the love of horses and dressage running through her veins. Her […]

Chatting A Bit With Becky Heappey (nee Woolven)

Deep in the Gloucestershire countryside, professional 5* event rider Becky Heappey (or you may know her as Becky Woolven as […]

Chatting A Bit with Huff Equestrian

Melanie Hunter Yell, mother and entrepreneur, is on a mission to redefine the equestrians wardrobe. Based in Wiltshire with her […]

Chatting A Bit with Olive & Berry

With dogs sharing Natalie Tyson’s life from an early age, launching her own canine business in later years has been […]

Chatting A Bit with Trendy Equine

With the love for horses and ponies consuming Kelly Medlin from a young age, it was a very natural move […]

Chatting A Bit With Equihandee

When Lucy Seeley was teaching her daughter to ride, she really struggled to hold onto her securely trying to stabilise […]

Chatting A Bit with Rhiannon Bates

The countryside can be a tough place, especially when running a rural business. Deep in the Yorkshire countryside, Rhiannon Bates […]

Chatting A Bit with The Horse Barber

With autumn leaves falling, most horse owners will soon be dusting off their clippers and preparing to give their woolly […]

Chatting A Bit with Ruth Chappell

Entering the competition arena can be a daunting place, so to compete in your own home or yard is a […]

Chatting A Bit with Katie Cardew

Sketching from her kitchen table a few years ago, little did Katie Cardew know that this would lead to a […]

Chatting A Bit with Dolbadarn Film Horses

If equestrianism runs through your veins, then you will always watch in awe at horses that appear in film and […]

Chatting A Bit with Black Nova Designs

With the internet being a huge part of life and websites being main information tools, it can be frustrating and […]

Chatting A Bit with Wriggly Tin Wine

Many will agree that equestrian life and a bottle of wine sit quite comfortably together! With her wine background and […]

Chatting A Bit with David Wright

When David Wright repaired a desktop calculator two decades ago, little did he know that it would turn into a […]

Chatting A Bit With Ashley Rossiter

If you follow Haynet and the Equestrian and Countrystyle Blogger of the Year Awards, you will be familiar with judge […]

Chatting A Bit with Alicia Hawker

Deep in the Gloucestershire countryside is Gardners Farm, where you can find this year’s best U25 Badminton winner Alicia Hawker […]

Chatting A Bit with Honest Riders

Honest Riders started life in 2017 by founder Zoe Kiff. With her experienced marketing background, Zoe designed and created a […]

Chatting A Bit with Mulberry Tree At Home

Cheshire based Sharon Howe and her partner Kevin Hinds recently started Mulberry Tree at Home selling their own hand made […]

Chatting A Bit with Just Jodz

In December 2016, Lia Ludlow launched her new business Just Jodz. Her passion for affordable riding wear for all shapes […]

Chatting A Bit with Hooves & Love

Horse lover and owner Emma Batcheler has a passion for finding unique gifts for her friends and family. Hooves & […]

Chatting A Bit with Emma Lander

Emma Lander is not your typical farmers wife. A journalist who has a love for pink, glitter, make up and […]

Chatting A Bit With Shann Jones

Deep in the countryside of South West Wales is a small goats milk dairy which is the home of The […]

Chatting A Bit With Ruth Box at Trackener

For all horse owners, any product or system that can make life with equines a little simpler and reduce worry […]

Chatting A Bit with Emma Weekes

When Emma Weekes decided to set up her own catering business, she knew that she wanted to make the countryside […]

Chatting A Bit with Steph Croxford

Grand Prix Dressage Rider, Steph Croxford only started riding at age of twenty four after a very bumpy start… After her […]

Chatting A Bit with Jack Sheffield

Growing up on a farm in East Sussex, Jack Sheffield has farmed in various UK counties and Australia. In 2017 […]

Chatting A Bit with Rhea Freeman

Found in the county of Worcestershire, Rhea Freeman is well known in the equestrian and countryside industry for her marketing […]

Chatting A Bit with Horseshoe Hearts

Deep in the rural Hertfordshire countryside, farrier and artist team Barry and Faye from Horseshoe Hearts run their hand forged […]

Chatting A Bit with Victoria Bax

Victoria Bax in an International Event Rider and experienced trainer in all disciplines, specialising also in retraining of ex-racehorses. Taking […]

Chatting A Bit with Kylie Roddy

Since working with horses from the age of sixteen, Kylie Roddy has worked hard to achieve equestrian success within her […]

Chatting A Bit with Tara Punter

Tara Punter Equine & Rural PR is based deep in the equestrian rich countryside and is very passionate about promoting […]

Chatting A Bit with Forces Equine

Celebrating its tenth year, Forces Equine is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting riders who are linked to […]

Chatting A Bit with Georgie Strang

With pony club the heart of her equestrian childhood and her GB endurance rider mother teaching her to ride, the eventing […]

Chatting A Bit With Matt Hicks

Born into a non-horsey family, it became apparent from an early age that Matt Hicks was mad about all things […]

About Haynet

Haynet is a leading equestrian and countryside blogging directory, telling your stories from the stables to the fields. If you love living in the countryside, riding your horse, farming the fields or walking your dogs through the woods – then you will feel right at home here!

Haynet is the host of the Countryside Blogger of the Year Award celebrating top class bloggers within the industry. Samantha is also joint judge of the Equestrian Blogger/Vlogger of the Year Award. We are the founder of the #HorseBloggers and #RuralBloggers channel, dedicated networks to share countryside related content, engaging with the blogging community. Being passionate about rural business, we work and support equestrian and countryside companies too. Haynet brings you all the views, news, podcasts and latest products from the stables to the fields which we know you will find of interest!

So grab a cuppa, kick off your wellies and enjoy reading from the countryside!


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