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Here at Haynet we like to bring you all the latest news items that are equestrian and countryside related that we feel will be of interest to you.

Britain’s farmland birds need you

The GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count, 5 – 14 February 2021 Organisers of the Big Farmland Bird Count are asking the country’s […]

A new chapter for the sport of dressage at Hickstead

Dressage will continue at one of the country’s most famous showgrounds, with the All England Jumping Course set to host […]

Hannah Russell launches donkey hoodies in aid of Brooke

Yorkshire-based writer and entrepreneur Hannah Russell has launched a new range of hoodies featuring a donkey on the front in […]

Toggi Outdoor Winter Collection – love the outdoors

When it comes to winter, only one thing is certain…we can never really know exactly what weather to expect! As […]

Essence of Exmoor by Drew Sproule

Photographer Drew Sproule’s latest equine series uses his signature style to depict the lives of Exmoor Ponies in a new […]

Brave the elements with Holland Cooper

As Autumn has official started and we begin to brace ourselves for the winter ahead, Holland Cooper have the perfect […]

Working Conservationist featured on Channel 4 documentary hoping to save Britain’s bees

Suffolk farmer Graham Denny has been enlisted by TV presenter (and fellow farmer) Jimmy Doherty for his latest TV campaign, Jimmy’s […]

Showjumping returns to Hickstead with a ‘socially distanced’ show

The Science Supplements All England Jumping Championships will take place from the 2-6 September, offering classes from pony and grassroots […]

88% of riders suffer from reoccurring joint pain

In a recent survey* carried out by Harry Hall, equestrians reported that along with reoccurring joint pains, 84% described tension […]

RIDE LIKE A GIRL – One girl’s inspirational story of triumph over adversity

When you have bolted the stable door and left your horse or pony for the evening, why not check out […]

Pet Chicken Owners To Produce To 10% Of The Eggs Consumed In The UK In 2020

     Global pet survey from 2019 shows a steady increase in home chicken owners – with a significant boost during lockdown […]

New documentary celebrates 60 years of Hickstead

This summer marks 60 years since the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead first opened, and a new documentary on […]

Carl Hester upgrades his facilities with Ecotrack and Activ-track from Martin Martin Collins

The equestrian world needs no introduction to Team GBR dressage rider Carl Hester who recently invested in giving his horses […]

Spreading Kindness with Gypsy Vanner Horses

Diana Hasen from the USA has been spreading joy with her two gypsy vanner horses Stevie & Harley, during lockdown. […]

Shop the new Rainbow Collection from It’s All a Bit Horse and say ‘thank you’ to the NHS

Online equestrian equipment supplier It’s All a Bit Horse has unveiled a colourful new Rainbow Collection (£39.99) which is being […]

Hickstead’s 2020 international season cancelled

Following further government advice, it is with regret that we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel both […]

The Racehorse Sanctuary announces legendary jockey and racing personality John Francome has joined the team as patron

Sussex-based racehorse rehoming and retraining charity The Racehorse Sanctuary has announced that seven-time champion National Hunt jockey John Francome is […]

Holland Cooper Support Official NHS Charities #Covid-19 Appeal

It’s a difficult time for everyone during this Covid-19 pandemic that has struck the globe.  While we are all being […]

Event Rider Masters Cancels 2020 Series due to Impact of Corona Virus

Event Rider Masters has conducted a full risk assessment of the rapidly evolving Coronavirus Covid-19 situation in line with the recommendations […]

New opportunities to train at Hickstead

For the first time ever, riders will be able to hire a professionally-built showjumping course by the hour at the […]

Equine photographer commences project to support equestrians

Equine photographer Laura of Laura Fiddaman Photography has set up a foundation to help support those struggling with their mental […]

Life after Love in the Countryside

Celebrity dairy farmer, ‘Amazing’ Grace Edwards turns to Muddy Matches after flirting with TV love quest on the BBC. Country […]

Are You Competition Ready?

You’ve been training your horse for months, refining your performance under saddle and your horse is feeling amazing, but could […]

Leyburn Entrepreneur Hannah Russell launches new designs to help Australia’s wildfires

Leyburn author Hannah Russell and businesswoman has launched two designs to help Australia’s wildfires. Over 8.4 million hectares of land […]

Ride Dartmoor With Olympian Mary King MBE

If a riding holiday is on your bucket list, then how about joining Mary King MBE for a few days […]

Splash Out In Style

The Equetech Venture Waterproof Trench Coat is a stylish windbreaker and waterproof casual coat designed to protect from the rain […]

Insights from Legends: Top class speakers lined up for the 2020 International Eventing Forum

If you plan to compete to win in 2020, or coach riders of any level to competitive success, the International […]

Holland Cooper Equestrian – Flatter where it matters

Luxury fashion brand, Holland Cooper, launched its new equestrian line in August, taking the industry by storm. Brand new to […]

Countryside Your Christmas Gifts!

There is no escaping the fact that Christmas is banging on the barn door! We will soon be grappling with […]

Boxing Day Race Day Style

Are you planning a day out at the races this festive season? For a Boxing Day Meeting outfit which is […]

Rugging for winter – is it so necessary?

As winter approaches horse owners in the UK will be digging out rugs ready to keep their charges warm as […]

‘TRAINING TO WIN’ A NEW SERIES OF LECTURE DEMOS with World Champion Ros Canter and performance coach Caroline Moore

Sponsored by Jump 4 Joy This October, reserve your place with Ros Canter and Caroline Moore as they show you […]

Equestrian photographer launches unique keepsake product

Equestrian photographer Laura of Laura Fiddaman Photography is thrilled to launch Tails to Treasure, a keepsake for all equestrians. 2019 […]

Buckip, the ingenious hose clip that will save equestrians time, water and money

Buckip is a simple yet truly innovative new stable yard tool that has been developed to solve a longstanding problem […]

Huufe: The Equestrian Safety App – Improving Safety for Riders with what3words

Huufe is dedicated to improving equestrian safety. It combines ride tracking with cutting-edge accident detection and notification. It has now […]

New PR agency launches to support rural businesses across the UK

Garnet PR specialises in rural lifestyle & tourism brands Countryside enthusiast and PR expert, Rhiannon Bates, has launched a new […]

Best selling author Hannah Russell visits East Africa with the Brooke charity

By Hannah Russell – Visiting East Africa with the Brooke charity As youth ambassador for Brooke Action for Working Horses […]

Holland Cooper launches performance tested Equestrian range

Luxury fashion brand, Holland Cooper, has today launched its new equestrian line – Holland Cooper Equestrian. Available online and in selected stores, the […]

3,500 horses and ponies head to Hickstead

The Longines Royal International Horse Show will see around 3,500 horses and ponies of all shapes and sizes head to Hickstead […]

Scottish Equestrian Brand Pledges to Get More Competitors to Volunteer

Scottish based equestrian performance brand Apt Cavalier has been touring British Eventing venues in Scotland, saying thank you to volunteers […]

Tara Best, founder of Tara Punter PR, recognised as one of the 30 under 30 shining stars of Gloucestershire business

Cotswold businesswoman Tara Best, Director of international equestrian and rural public relations business Tara Punter PR, has been named as […]

Honest Riders sets a sustainability challenge for equestrians across the country

An Instagram Challenge seeking to prompt a huge shift in mindset is set to hit equestrians all over the country […]

Equus: Light & Form by Drew Doggett

Photographer and filmmaker Drew Doggett’s latest equestrian series uses his signature, fashion-inspired lens on an elite equestrian community in a […]

Teenager wins Al Shira’aa Derby on first attempt

Irish rider Michael Pender won the Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead on Sunday (23 June), becoming the youngest ever winner […]

Stand Out From the Crowd

Being seen on the roads and lanes when riding horses is vital to keep you and your horse safe. Studies […]

Don’t miss a moment of the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting

Viewers will be able to watch four days of action from the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (20-23 June 2019) […]

Win an Azar Quilted Gilet from the Carl Hester Collection

To celebrate the launch of the new Carl Hester Collection by Equisafety at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show this […]

Olympic Dressage rider Laura Tomlinson on her horsey plans post baby number 3

British Olympic dressage gold medallist Laura Tomlinson is one of Haygain’s stable of sponsored riders with an incredible competition record […]

Huufe: The App that Pays You to Ride

Funding an equestrian habit is a universal struggle, but what if you were paid for your normal riding? That’s what […]

Hiho’s new Official 2019 Badminton Horse Trials Collection is available now

Hiho Silver is excited to reveal its Official 2019 Badminton Horse Trials Collection, created to celebrate the event’s 70th anniversary. As […]

Badminton One To Watch – Katie Preston & Templar Justice

With Badminton Horse Trials only days away, equestrian and countryside enthusiasts will be heading to watch the exciting action that […]

Riders to run rings round Hickstead in memory of Tim Stockdale

A brand-new charity run will take place on the Saturday night of the Longines Royal International Horse Show (27 July […]

Rare classic pony stories gallop into the modern day

Out of print pony books set to return as eBooks this spring This spring, some of the best loved but […]

Unlock your true riding ability with Confident to the Core Rider Confidence training from Dr Tracey Cole

Dr Tracey Cole is a former research scientist and teacher who uses hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and Time Line Therapy™ […]

New Designer Diffusion Equestrian Collection Launched

Iconic equestrian & lifestyle designer, Sylvia Kerr Jewellery is thrilled to introduce the SKJ Equestrian Collection; a stunning new diffusion […]

The Perfect Riding Partner!

Whether you’re looking to compliment your curves with the perfect breeches or technical riding leggings to keep pace with your […]

Huufe: The App that Rewards Horse Riding with Unbeatable Offers

We all love a bargain and now there is a new way of saving on our equestrian spend. Huufe, the […]

Highland Ponies in Glen Prosen

It was a photo shoot that photographer & writer Matt Limb OBE had long wanted to undertake. To be in […]

The Funnells Lend Support To Charity

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund are delighted to welcome legendary equestrian names, William and Pippa Funnell as the latest […]

Event Rider Masters Announces Six Date 2019 Calendar

The Event Rider Masters (ERM) has today confirmed its 2019 Calendar. Consisting of six legs, including two brand new European […]

Hannah Russell announced as Brooke Ambassador – Youth Focus

Bestselling Yorkshire children’s author Hannah Russell has been named as an Ambassador for working equine charity Brooke, with a specific […]

#RuralBloggers Supporting Rural Content and Small Businesses

With 2019 arriving very shortly, a new year always brings positive resolutions or working out solutions through challenges. Last autumn, […]

Rider Christmas Wishes and New Year’s Resolutions

We are now coming to the end of another year with festivities on the horizon. Here are some favourite top […]

‘Better – Not More Education’ at the 2019 International Eventing Forum!

The annual International Eventing Forum has become an essential date in the calendar of riders of all levels of skill […]

Little Alf’s Eighth Book Gets Published

Sold out before it hit the shelves… Yorkshire Dales author Hannah Russell has penned another book about 28 inches high […]

Christmas Giveway with Haynet and RuralBloggers!

With Christmas upon us, Haynet and #RuralBloggers have a bumper prize giveaway celebrating the festive season! One lucky winner will win […]

Winter Warmers!

Extreme winter weather calls for extreme clothing and British equestrian fashion brand, Equetech have some warm legwear all sewn up! […]

Haynet Launches #RuralBloggers Channel

With the huge success of the dedicated #HorseBloggers channel and its group on Facebook, Haynet has recently launched #RuralBloggers to […]

Stacey Moore’s ‘Every Horse Remembered’ artwork raises £1200, for working horse and donkey charity Brooke

Last Friday saw two talented animal-loving entrepreneurs join forces to raise funds for Brooke’s ‘Every Horse Remembered’ campaign marking 100-years […]

Get ready for Winter with Apt Cavalier

UK based equestrian performance brand Apt Cavalier gets ready for the Winter training season with a double product launch. Apt […]

London Welcomes The World (And 60 Horses)

London’s New Year’s Day Parade returns for 2019 celebrating Britain’s diverse multi-cultural capital with All The Queen’s Horses showcasing plenty […]

The Ultimate Jewellery Collection For The Stylish Equestrian

Looking for stylish equestrian jewellery, designed with love? Sylvia Kerr Jewellery is a fine jewellery brand which embraces beautiful jewellery […]

Soaking Hay Versus Steaming Hay

As we get ever closer to winter in the Northern Hemisphere, horse owners can look forward to months of reliance […]

Equihandee gives parents a handle on happy young riders!

The Equihandee harness (£49.99) is a revolutionary new riding aid designed to help instructors and parents keep smaller and wobbly […]

Haygain provide 22 steamers for use by all of the 1,500 horses competing at WEG

The battle for medals at the FEI World Equestrian Games has never been so hot. After a Summer of spectacular […]

A fabulous fourth win for Shane Breen

Ireland’s Shane Breen finished a superb Hickstead season in style when claiming today’s £6,000 All England Grand Prix with the […]

It’s A Wrap!

Wrap yourself up in style this season with the new Equetech Poncho & Wrap Collection. This gorgeous Equetech Reversible Snaffles […]

MDIRF: Thieves Take Off With Charities’ Transport & Burghley Stock

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund had their White Chausson Flash09 Camper Van (similar to this picture) REG: WA 57 […]

WIN a Haynet of goodies!

It has been seven years since Haynet started blogging sharing equestrian stories across the internet! The site has grown vastly […]

Little Alf’s sixth book to be published

Little Alf the miniature Shetland pony who has over twenty thousand followers online, has his sixth book due for publication this […]

Win A Tack Trolley #HorseBloggers

Haynet and Equestrian Co have joined forces with a blogging challenge/competition for all equestrian bloggers for a chance to win one […]

Little Alf’s Autobiography to be published in German

Little Alf the miniature Shetland pony who stands at just 28 inches high due to him having dwarfism, first came […]

Ireland edge Great Britain in Nations Cup thriller

It came down to a head-to-head battle between Britain and Ireland, but in the end Team Ireland rode out the […]

Renowned Contemporary London Based Artist Caroline Towning: Bringing Art To Life

Caroline Towning has built up an enviable reputation as an equine artist, receiving commissions from celebrities, art collectors, and Saudi […]

Win Two Members’ Enclosure tickets for The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup at Hickstead

Haynet is pleased to offer two Members’ Enclosure tickets for The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain at the […]

How Running Competitions Through Social Media Can Help Your Rural Business

Podcast #13 by Rhea Freeman We see competitions several times a day on social media and this is a great way […]

Event Rider Masters Leg 4 Results

ST JAMES’S PLACE BARBURY HORSE TRIALS Redemption day for Thomas Carlile (FR) and Upsilon who take the Leg 4 win […]

A Charity Gala Night Making A Fabulous Impression

Equestrian charity, The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund reach their 30th year anniversary this autumn. Dedicated to helping and supporting […]

Birds of a Feather

Celebrate the countryside with style in this adorable Pheasant Necklace from La Di Da Interiors. Styled in sterling silver and […]

Microchipping to improve horse welfare to be introduced

A new law requiring horses to be microchipped has been introduced today to prevent abuse and improve welfare. Earlier this […]

William Funnell joins Hickstead record holders

Britain’s William Funnell joined an illustrious group of four-time winners when claiming the Al Shira’aa Derby today at Hickstead. Riding […]

The Purple Poppy Project

Best Selling Author Hannah Russell and Little Alf release clothing range to support Brooke Action for working horses and donkeys. […]

Bring Your Dogs To St James’s Place Barbury!

For many people, being able to bring their dogs to horse trials is an essential part of a good day […]

Super X Country launches its new Silicone Saddle Pad collection

Super X Country is delighted to welcome the SXC High Rise Silicone Saddle Pad collection to its range of high […]

Win Two Members’ Enclosure Tickets For The Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby!

Haynet is pleased to offer two Members’ Enclosure tickets for the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting on Friday 22 June to give […]

William Funnell hoping for record fourth Hickstead Derby title

International showjumper William Funnell is hoping to achieve a fourth win at this month’s Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead. The […]

Co-founder of the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund sadly passes away

It is with great sadness that we have to let you know that Jane Davies, mother of Mark Davies and […]

Yorkshire artist Stacey Moore and best-selling author Hannah Russell Link up to support Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys

Two of Yorkshire’s most talented individuals have linked up to support Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys. Artist Stacey […]

Local favourite Wins Leg 2 of the Event Rider Masters in Wiesbaden Germany

Ingrid Klimke (GER) and SAP Hale Bob OLD WIN Leg 2 of the 2018 Event Rider Masters. World Number one […]


“The Internationales Wiesbadener PfingstTurnier”   Class includes Top 3 FEI Ranked Event Riders in the World   Ingrid Klimke (GER) […]

Dressage Anywhere Judges 10,000 Tests!

Dressage Anywhere, the online dressage competition and training website, is delighted to announce that it has reached a real milestone […]

Piggy French & Quarrycrest Echo Take Top Spot In The Event Rider Masters

“Mum’s the Word”  DODSON & HORRELL CHATSWORTH INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS Britain’s Piggy French & Quarrycrest Echo land the inaugural leg […]


“It’s All About the Bass” DODSON & HORRELL CHATSWORTH INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS   Overnight 1, 2, 3… Laura Collett and […]

We Don’t Want To Lose You!

(Sorry it’s all about the boring GDPR thing… but stick with it and read on) Here at Haynet, we enjoy […]

Breaking News!

Equestrian charity, the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund are delighted to announce that ITN News presenter Alastair Stewart will be […]

Bestselling Author Hannah Russell In Summer Skydive For Brooke Action

Join Bestselling Author Hannah Russell as she skydives for Brooke Action for working horses, donkeys and mules this summer! On […]

New Sportsline Riding Gloves from Super X Country

Super X Country is delighted to introduce its first gloves – Sportsline Riding Gloves. The new gloves, designed by Super […]

Life Matters: How Grief and Horses Changed My Life

Former Haynet forum blogger, Kathryn White (Myrtle Musings), has written her first book. Life Matters is an inspirational and heart-warming […]

Apt Cavalier welcomes new Brand Ambassador

2018 is set to be another exciting year for Equestrian Performance brand, Apt Cavalier, following their launch in June 2017 […]

British Contemporary Artist Launches Stunning New Collection With An Equestrian & Charitable Twist

Established contemporary artist, Lottie Cole, launched her new collection of equestrian-inspired work at an exclusive private viewing in Chelsea, London […]

Hiho Silver announced as Official Jeweller for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Hiho Silver is delighted to announce that it has been selected as the Official Jeweller for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton […]

New opportunities for young riders and novice horses to compete at Hickstead

Entries are now open for the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (20-24 June), with more opportunities to compete at the […]

Cheap horse riding lessons are being offered by Aldi – including full set of riding gear

Budget supermarket chain Aldi is adding horse riding lessons to its SpecialBuys range. The German discounter has linked up with […]

Successful Event Rider Izzy Taylor Offering Major Sponsorship Opportunity

Izzy Taylor, Britain’s most successful female event rider of 2017, is offering businesses or individuals a major sponsorship opportunity following […]

The Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting 2018

The Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (21-24 June) at Hickstead is one of the most popular events in the equestrian […]

Keep Calm & Carry On

If you’ve got a busy competition season ahead, then you’ll probably be busy improving your skills in the saddle, rather […]

Why Should You Consider Using A Coach For Your Rural Or Equestrian Business?

In our latest podcast, Rhea Freeman discusses why you should consider using a coach for your rural or equestrian business. […]

Style Reins Take New Direction

Equestrian lifestyle magazine, Style Reins is delighted to announce they will be taking a new direction, effective immediately. “My first […]

A Plea From The Horses To Save The Racehorse Sanctuary From Closure

While all eyes are on Cheltenham please take a moment to consider the fate of those horses that do not […]

Little Alf and Hannah announced as Brooke Ambassadors

Award winning author Hannah Russell and four legged best friend Little Alf have been announced as ‘Brooke Action for working […]

Huufe: The Equestrian Activity Tracking and Social Media App That Riders Have Been Waiting For

Huufe is the first social media platform that is built solely for equestrians. It combines ride tracking with pictures and […]

Jane Holderness-Roddam; 50 years since my first Badminton win

2018 is a special milestone year for one of the equestrian world’s leading ladies. Jane Holderness-Roddam, Vice-President of The British […]

Equestrian Charity Bring You ‘Cocktails, Canapés & Comedy’

On 24th April 2018, The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund are presenting an evening of cocktails, canapés and comedy with […]

Tech On The Move

This season, technical fabrics really do reign supreme with these gorgeous additions from Equetech. The Equetech Isabella Training Shirt is […]

Ideal Combined Training Series proving a big hit with riders around the country

Do you have what it takes to become Champion?   With 13 of the 19 qualifying dates for the British […]

From the home of National Hunt racing to the home of the Derby, applications invited for the second Pertemps Champions Willberry Charity Race in August 2018

Members of the equestrian public are invited to apply to ride in the Pertemps Champions Willberry Charity Derby, a flat […]

Steam for success

Forage makes up the largest proportion of fibre in the horse’s diet and is an essential part of their nutrition. […]

Sweet-Images Photography rebrands with a great deal!

Sweet-Images Photography has rebranded to reflect its founder, Rachel Bragg, and the journey that the brand has taken over the […]

What is BETA all about and why should equestrian businesses visit?

It is BETA week and if you are an equestrian business, you will know that this is an important weekend […]

Riding Through The Concrete Fields With The Urban Equestrian Academy

If you think horse riding is purely enjoyed through the rural counties of the UK, then think again. The Urban […]

Fall in love

Falling in love is easy with these beautiful garments from British equestrian fashion brand, Equetech. The Equetech Interlace Breeches are […]

Another Successful Parade For All The Queen’s Horses

The weather was kind, the crowds welcoming and for those equestrians who participated in the London New Year’s Day Parade […]

First Female Badminton Winner Dies Aged 86

The first woman to win Badminton Horse Trials has died at the age of 86. Margaret Hough, who took the title in […]

Podcast: What Are The Marketing Trends For 2018 For Equestrian and Rural Businesses

Haynets new podcast series that launched in the autumn has had a popular reception and our library is slowly building with Rhea and […]

It’s Been A Blogging Good Year!

Festive Message From Sam It’s hard to believe that another year seems to have flashed by and we are just […]

Rider Line-Up Announced for Liverpool International Horse Show

Stellar Line-Up for Liverpool International Horse Show A WORLD class field of show jumping and dressage stars are set to […]

Latest News From Haynet

Come and catch up with all the latest news and posts from Haynet this week. Click HERE to read.

Equestrian Books For The Christmas Stocking!

With Christmas just around the corner, we are all in the thick of shopping for gifts for loved ones, family, […]

Check Out The Latest Haynet Newsletter

Here is this week’s latest newsletter highlighting the best blog posts and news this week on Haynet! Click HERE to […]

Bumper Christmas Give Away With Haynet And Woof & Neddy!

With Christmas upon us, Haynet has teamed with Woof & Neddy to offer a bumper prize giveaway celebrating the festive […]

Haygain bringing out the best in British equestrian industry

Haygain is certainly not horsing around! Founded in England in 2008, and having gone through a significant revamp in 2016, […]

Micro Is Mighty!

The Equetech Charlgrove Micro Packable Jacket & Gilet are the perfect lightweight winter warmers every equestrian needs in their riding […]

The Nine Points Of Saddle Fitting To Keep Your Horse And You Happy

If your horse has had any time off you will need to ensure that the saddle is fitted properly to […]

Top vet identifies ‘naughty’ behaviours that might show your horse is lame

A project to develop a guide to help owners, trainers and vets identify lameness through a horse’s behaviour and facial […]

This Weeks Latest News and Chat on Haynet

Come and catch up with all the news, posts, tweets and chats on Haynet this week! Click HERE to read […]

How Can You Make Your Rural Business Standout This Christmas by Rhea Freeman

Haynets new podcast series has had a popular reception and our library is slowly building with Rhea and Sams help and […]

This weeks latest Haynet news!

Come and have a read of the latest news and posts on Haynet this week! Click HERE to read.

Lack of selenium might be behind crib-biting in horses, research suggests

Crib-biting in horses might be related to a lack of trace element selenium in their diets, fresh research suggests. The […]

Fancy An Evening With The Stars?

This month, an exclusive group of celebrity equestrians will gather for the return of a very special charity event in […]

Grooms on the edge as equestrian industry bullying revealed

Workplace bullying, stress and mental health issues are rife in the equestrian industry, a survey revealing the extent of problems […]

17 ups and downs of working on the family farm

Like most of our readers, many of the journalists at Farmers Weekly are from farming families and have grown up working alongside […]

Remembering Animals in War

RSPCA remembers all the animals who have died in war for Armistice Day To mark Remembrance Day the RSPCA paid […]

Catch With This Weeks Newsletter

It you have missed this week’s latest posts and news on Haynet, then come and have a read of our […]

The 2017 Monart Select Elite Event Horse Sale

The top lot at Ireland’s 8th Monart Select Event Horse Sale is heading to Canada to begin his eventing career […]

Haynet Makes List of Best Equestrian Blogs on the Planet!

Haynet was pleased to see that their blogging directory made the list awarded as one of the Best Equestrian Blogs on […]

Equine Post-Trauma Care Needs A Radical Rethink

Two to six weeks is the ‘Golden Time’ after a traumatic incident such as a transportation accident when a horse […]

Rider honoured after two-year battle for safer roads

The founder of Pass Wide and Slow group has been given an award for her “pure determination” to improve conditions […]

#HorseBloggers Meet Up – How It Can Help You

With the growing success of the #HorseBloggers channel that shares equestrian blog content to the wider audience, a new Facebook […]

Shire horses or giant pandas – which is rarer?

As a huge fan of the Shire horse, this just goes to show how we need to make every effort […]

Badminton Course Plans for 2018

Course Designer for the Mitsubishi Motors Horse Trials Horse Trials cross country phase, Eric Winter, talks Badminton fans through the […]

Make Your Equine Blog Content Jump Further!

Haynet is the host of the top equestrian blogging Twitter channel #HorseBloggers. We share equestrian content to make your posts go […]

Submission and domination: Rollkur belongs in the dark ages

Riders and trainers practising the hyperflexion of the upper neck are enforcing a position of ultimate domination by placing their […]

Caveat Emptor…“let the buyer beware”

Andrew Shiels takes a tongue-in-cheek look at horse advertising. Caveat emptor “let the buyer beware” is regularly referred to when […]

Roll Up For The Biggest Circus In Town!

This coming New Year’s Day, ditch the sofa surfing for a fun day out in the capital and grab your […]

Boyd Martin loses Cracker Jack after Pau horse trials injury

Boyd Martin’s ride Cracker Jack has been euthanised after sustaining multiple pastern fractures in the final stages of the 4* […]

Which Social Media Platform Should A Small Rural Business Use? by Rhea Freeman Podcast #3

Haynet has launched a new series of podcasts which we hope will be a learning tool for horse bloggers and […]

“If I sit on a horse, I’m free” by Angelika Trabert

Born with no legs, Angelika Trabert is now a medal-winning Paralympian – and an anaesthetist. Her motto is “it’s ability, […]

How you feed hay can have a major influence on your horse’s wellbeing

The behaviour and welfare of stabled horses can be drastically changed by the way in which they are offered their […]

Haynet News – This Week’s Latest Posts

Come and have a read of the latest posts and news that have been on Haynet this week and through […]

Equetech Real Riders

British equestrian fashion brand launched an exciting new campaign to find the Equetech Real Riders, earlier this year. Over the […]

Overcoming Horse Ailments

BY DEBORAH JANE NICHOLAS I slowed my car and carefully drove onto the grass bank as there wasn’t a safe […]

Danish officials clamp down on tight nosebands, based on study findings

The Danish Equestrian Federation is imposing limits on noseband tightness across all disciplines, based on the findings of a major […]

Collect Your Old Haynet Posts

The old Haynet platform will be closing down on Wednesday 1st November 2017.  To go back to the old site […]

This week’s latest edition of Haynet News

Come and take a read of the latest posts and news in this week’s Newsletter! Click HERE to Haynet News.

Grooms urged to talk about their mental health

A new project to raise awareness of mental health issues within the equine industry has been launched by the British Grooms […]

Mixed Farmer awarded the top trophy at Farmers Weekly Awards

The thirteenth annual Farmers Weekly Awards took place last night at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane London with […]

This Weeks Latest Haynet News!

Come and have a read of all the super posts that have been on Haynet this week and posted and […]

Go For Gold

Fine jewellery designers Sylvia Kerr Jewellery have introduced an exciting new collection in gold and diamonds.   The Burghley Gold […]

Tackle mud fever with the miracle potion from Shapley’s

Shapley’s M-T-G Plus is the horse owners must have product for both home and away. Able to treat conditions such […]

Meet Martha, Young Equestrian Blogger

Forelock Books are to publish a new series of blogs by Martha Rogerson. Martha is a member of Crawley & […]

5 bits of advice for coping with the grief of losing your horse

When a horse dies, it can be as traumatic and raw for the owner as losing a best friend or […]

Horses Stepping Up For New Glue-On Horseshoes

A new twist on the ancient practice of shoeing horses has emerged, with a British company developing a new design […]

Calls for horse boot safety standards

A physiologist is calling for a recognised standard for horse boots, saying they should have a protection rating similar to riders’ […]

Bridle fit is as important to horses as saddle fitting: Here’s why

Even though you may know that your bridle has to fit your horse properly, you may be surprised to hear […]

‘You feel like John Wayne’: former winning racehorse rounds-up moor ponies

A former racehorse who had wins and placings with Richard Johnson and A P McCoy has taken on a new […]

Visiting New York City’s last horse stables by Nathan Kensinger

It wasn’t all that long ago that transportation in New York City meant horses. Coaches, carriages, trolleys, omnibuses—all were dependent […]

Haynets Newsletter

It’s Friday and that means our latest Newsletter is out. Come and catch up what has been in the blogging […]

Owners urged to safeguard their horses’ futures by including them in their will

A leading British equine charity is calling on owners to ensure they make provision for their horses in their wills […]

Rare “Black Beauty” book donated for charity auction

A rare copy of the classic horse book Black Beauty has been donated to equine charity Redwings to be part of a […]

Lady Gaga — and 7 other surprising celebrities who love to ride

There are a fair few horse-loving celebs that we all know about — Martin Clunes is president of the British Horse Society; Katie […]

Severson crosses borders to win the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

The USA’s Kim Severson won the main CCI3* class at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, 16 years after […]

Oxfordshire’s Taylor is Untouchable at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Oxfordshire rider Izzy Taylor rode a superb clear cross-country round under pressure at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials […]

Britain, Japan and Germany share power at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Six nations are represented in the three top spots in the three international classes at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International […]

Welcome To Haynets New Home!

Thank you so much for coming over to Haynets new home! Grab a cuppa, kick off your wellies and have […]

Unique horses raise funds for terminally ill patients

A herd of horses are helping to raise money for terminally ill people. The collection of 24 unique horse sculptures […]

Oliver Townend wins Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

It was a British 1, 2, 3 at this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, with Oliver Townend taking the […]

A charming collaboration with Fairfax & Favor

Hiho Silver is delighted to welcome the new Exclusive Sterling Silver and Gold Plated Fairfax & Favor Roller Charm to […]

Lauren Edwards adds another Hickstead sash to her collection after 12-year wait

Southampton-based Lauren Edwards, 22, had her first win at Hickstead for more than a decade when she claimed today’s final […]

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Haynet Podcast

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When You Have To Say Goodbye

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