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Horsemanship Journal is a supplement to the award winning title Western Horse UK. Launched in 2013, it seeks to bring together inspiring and educational articles from horsemen and women the world over. With no bias towards one method or another, Horsemanship Journal features experts from many disciplines and schools of thought.

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Theresa McCaffrey, Editor

Ranking Risks

Ranking Risks

WEG Fish
WEG Fish

High rankings could be bad news for eventers going into a cross country course. According to researchers at Myerscough College (UK), horse/rider combinations ranked fourth to tenth going into the cross country phase (following the dressage phase) have half the risk of experiencing a horse fall as those in the top three spots. “Riders in a more competitive position upon commencement of the cross country may have a tendency to take more risks or ride in a faster or more intense manner,” says study co-author Heather Cameron-Whytock BSc (Hons).

Would You Like a Rug?

Would You Like a Rug?

Pressure Release

Pressure Release