Tag: Horses

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How To Ride A Racehorse

Published: 28th June 2024

It takes an immense amount of skill to ride a racehorse. Learn the basics of riding racehorses and how the techniques have developed from the early days into today’s modern styles....

Northumberland, North East and Scottish Borders – Visit Local Yards For National Racehorse Week

Published: 30th August 2022

National Racehorse Week will give members of the public another chance to see what goes into training racehorses.  Now in its second year, the hugely-popular initiative will take place from 10 –...

The Coral Eclipse

Published: 29th June 2022

A Legendary Race The Group 1 race – run over a mile and a quarter at Sandown Park – is traditionally the first time the top three‐year‐olds take on the cream of...

5 Great Horse Racing Pubs

Published: 26th May 2022

Some watering holes have become famous for hosting parties for nearby trainers after big‐race victories, while others have been fortifying racing fans before some of the biggest meetings. Here’s five pubs with...

My Local Racecourse – Cartmel

Published: 23rd May 2022

Beautiful Surroundings With its woodland backdrop and traditional drystone walls lining the road side, it’s as if the venue had jumped off the page of a Beatrix Potter book. The quaint course...

QUIZ: Famous Racehorse Anagrams

Published: 18th May 2022

There are ten anagrams of famous Group 1 winning horses. Some of the very best in the world. 10/10 would be a brilliant effort here!...

My Local Racecourse – Ripon

Published: 11th May 2022

The Quintessential English Venue Anyone who has been to Ripon racecourse will find it easy to understand why the track was voted the ‘Best Racecourse in the North’ three times by the Racegoers...

Newmarket – A Town Like No Other

Published: 28th April 2022

Racing HQ The historic market town, situated in Suffolk on the border with Cambridgeshire, serves as Flat racing’s headquarters.  More than 3,000 horses are stabled in Newmarket – one for every five...

Frankie Dettori and Dancing Brave Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Published: 25th April 2022

  Launched in 2021, the Hall of Fame sets out to immortalise the Modern Greats of the sport, both human and equine, from 1970 onwards. Dettori and Dancing Brave are the first...

Who Is Kevin Brogan? Champion Conditional Jockey

Published: 22nd April 2022

Following Big Footsteps 21‐year‐old Kevin Brogan has won the race to be champion conditional jockey joining a roll of honour that includes Sir AP McCoy, Richard Johnson and Brian Hughes. More recently...