Author - The Eventing Vet

Hedging My Bets

    The only way I can think of to explain it is to call it a mid life crisis. Although hopefully it will be more accurate to call it an...

The Horror of the Holding Box

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare. Full of nervous excitement (human and horse usually!), dressed up and turned out to the nines, and with...

Interview with a Supergroom

We found time to catch up with top international groom Franki Murrell between events. Franki is head groom to Pippa Funnell and has been on the road...

Clinging onto Clay?

  As much as we horse people love to jump on the ‘innovative new product’ bandwagon, in a lot of senses we are still firmly shackled...

Tip of the Day – XC Holds

XC holds are a relatively common occurence, and more so now that frangible pins are increasingly being used in fence construction. It is worth having...

Tip of the Day – The Naked Lunge

Every two or three weeks I like to pop my horses on the lunge completely naked, except for a headcollar. No bit, no roller, no gadgets, no nothing...