Category: HQ Magazine

AskHQ: Runaway horse!

Q: My new OTTB is incredibly strong and runs at every opportunity. How do I find the brakes?! A: Racehorses are trained to run int...

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Nosebands – does yours pass the pressure test?

By Christie Wolhuter Tightly fastened nosebands have been proven to exert significant pressure on our horses.  Detrimental consequ...

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The causes of saddle slip

The role of the seat Text: Christie Wolhuter Exclude these first The first factors to rule out are unsoundness and saddle fit issu...

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Building trust – How in-hand confidence teaches se...

Text: Skye Littlefield Horses are herd animals, and we know that they rely on their herd to alert them of potential dangers, espec...

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Resistance training for horse riders

Text: Christie Wolhuter Many people are confused by the need for resistance training for equestrians. To me, it is the most import...

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TOYOTA Easter Festival

TOYOTA IS NEW HEADLINE SPONSOR OF THE KYALAMI EQUESTRIAN CLUB’S EASTER FESTIVAL TEXT: Written for and on behalf of Kyalami Equestr...

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Showing 101 – with Tarryn Stebbing

After our wonderful stint at Horse of the Year, we realised it was about time that the HQ Team got up to date on all things showin...

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AskHQ: Ageing horses

Q: What are the signs that your horse is ageing? A: Horses don’t all age at the same rate. Some of this is due to genetics, and so...

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