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Archive for March 2014

In the second volume of Caroline Akrill's vivid and realistic trilogy set in the tough world of Three Day Eventing, Elaine has found her potential event horse and her career is being sponsored by the eccentric and impecunious Henrietta and Nigella Fane, in lieu of wages.  In Chapter 10, Elaine receives some good news but just when things start to look up, Doreen is sent to fetch the horses in for the night! The music Girls and Horses is by Templeton Thompson and available on her website and on iTunes.

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In the second volume of Caroline Akrill's vivid and realistic trilogy set in the tough world of Three Day Eventing, Elaine has found her potential event horse and her career is being sponsored by the eccentric and impecunious Henrietta and Nigella Fane, in lieu of wages.  In Chapter 9, the show jumping phase of Elaine and Legend's first Combined Training event produces more excitement than expected!  The music Girls and Horses is by Templeton Thompson and available on her website and on iTunes.

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Bullying in Horse Sports

Sports Psychologists Dr. Inga Wolframm (NED) and Dr Jodi DeAraugo (AUS) discuss the topic of bullying in horse sport and research that is being conducted at the Federation University in Ballarat, Australia. To participate in the survey click here. If you have any comments or questions on this topic you can email chris@chrisestafford.com in confidence. Follow us on Twitter @ingawolframm and @chrisestafford.

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Boyd Martin

Eventer Boyd Martin's wife Silva recently sustained a critical head injury while schooling a dressage horse at her training facility in Wellington, Florida and while the injuries are serious the prognosis is favorable and she is expected to make a full recovery. Boyd explains what happened and how Silva has begun intensive rehabilitation at home. You can follow updates onBoyd and Silva's website here and on Silva's Facebook page here.

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In the second volume of Caroline Akrill's vivid and realistic trilogy set in the tough world of Three Day Eventing, Elaine has found her potential event horse and her career is being sponsored by the eccentric and impecunious Henrietta and Nigella Fane, in lieu of wages. In Chapter 8, Elaine and Legend compete in their first Combined Training event with a noteworthy result.  The music Girls and Horses is by Templeton Thompson and available on her website and on iTunes.

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Australian Olympian Vicki Roycroft operates a successful training stables just north of Sydney and with such vast international experience she produces numerous clients for competing through to grand prix level. In this new series Vicki offers some valuable advice and tips for riders at all levels or anyone that handles horses. Visit Vicki's website at www.vickiroycroft.com.au.

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Dr. Johnson continues the series on lameness and associated symptoms by addressing hindlimb symmetry, muscle atrophy and swelling. To find out more about Equine Shockwave & Veterinary Chiropractic and book a consultation, visit www.equineshockwave.com. Follow Dr. Johnson on Facebook and Twitter @DrJennyJohnson

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In the second volume of Caroline Akrill's vivid and realistic trilogy set in the tough world of Three Day Eventing, Elaine has found her potential event horse and her career is being sponsored by the eccentric and impecunious Henrietta and Nigella Fane, in lieu of wages. In Chapter 7, the Fanes put Elaine and Legend through some dressage training and then find that a dressage saddle is for sale by the one and only Lala Thornapple!  The music Girls and Horses is by Templeton Thompson and available on her website and on iTunes.

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British based Italian rider and trainer Francesca Pollara keeps a close eye on the sport as the season gets underway in Europe and shares her perspective in this first of regular updates from across the pond. You can comment on this episode on the Facebook page at Chris Stafford Radio or send your questions for us to chris@chrisestafford.comVisit Francesca's website here.  Follow Francesca on Facebook and or join us on Twitter @sunhillstud and @chrisestafford.

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