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Hoofbeats - The Blog 

Welcome to our blog page, HOOFBEATS, where we talk about the countryside with a main emphasis on training and caring for horses and ponies. If you would like to contribute ideas and information about your own experiences, we would be delighted to hear them. Please email to editor@horseandponyinfo.com or post to our Facebook Page, Horse and Pony Info. If you're into Twitter, you can contact us @horse_ponyinfo.

The opinions expressed here are from personal experience and we strongly advise you to contact your vet or your riding instructor if you are seriously worried about your horse.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Equestrian & Country Christmas Cards 2014

We've launched our Christmas Card Catalogue for 2014 today. We hope you'll enjoy looking at our beautiful A5 cards. They are good value at €2.00 each and we send them to anywhere in the world with a postal address! 

Please have a look at our online catalogue here. There are horses, cats and dogs to suit all tastes and we even have a squirrel.

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Horses racing on a frozen lake in Switzerland
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copyright: Gilles Oster - Fotolia.com



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Use this in kitchen, stable or garden - your choice!

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Canine equivalent of Christmas sweater in three designs

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Bitless riding is becoming more popular. Read our articles by three experienced bitless riders

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Horsey Brain Teaser

Answer to Brain Teaser No. 3 is 80

Visit our KINDLE AND HORSES page for eBooks and a comprehensive list of horsey and non-horsey accessories

FURminator Equine - We recently bought one of these ourselves and have found it great. It effortlessly removed loose hair and the horses really seem to enjoy being groomed with it. We even tried it out on our dog! Obviously you need to take care not to use it on parts of the body where the bone is close to the surface, such as face and legs. (by Suzanne Lalor, Horse and Pony Info)

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Answer to Horse Breed Puzzle

There are 5 breeds mentioned: Shetland, New Forest, Welsh Mountain, Thoroughbred and Irish Draught.

 

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Bareback riding
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Students come to Ireland to learn English and ride horses

Small ponies rarely need shoes
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'Black Pony' available as a greeting card. Click photo to buy.
Take rugs off horses and ponies in April and May
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'Equine Conversation' is available as greetings card. Click photo to buy.

Visit our page of cards of Cats and Dogs
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Black Labrador in Deck Chair. Click photo to buy.

Watch a tame fox in West Cork eating food from human hands
(This file is 50mb so, if you have a slow internet connection, you might need to go off and make yourself a cup of coffee while it's getting itself organised on your computer).

Play video of tame fox in West Cork - 50mb

Horses load better if they enjoy going to shows
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'Clearing the Last' - available as a Greetings Card. Click photo.

Poppy
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A pony who had been abused







Do you have ideas or a problem which would interest our readers? Please email to editor@horseandponyinfo.com .