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  Equestrian Life Issue 31 July/August Cover

Issue 31 July/August is on sale 30th June 2016. Pick up your latest copy from your local Saddleworld, Horseland, saddlery store or major Newsagent.

Once again you will find this edition chock full with coverage of all aspects of the Equestrian industry including:

 

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RYAN'S RAVE: With the four Australian Olympic equestrian teams about to be announced, competition is intense and some stars have already earned their stripes, but there will be surprises.

 

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PRIDE IN YOUR PLACE: Why not turn your property into the ideal equestrian property? It's never too soon to start planning, says Liz Sobeki.

 

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THROUGH THE HOOPS:  Selection is always challenging and nothing is more challenging than the Olympics, says Georgia Widdup, chair of Australia's Olympic eventing selection panel.

 

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TRAINING: Cultivating the inherent nature of horses is the secret to making them happy, according to Australian-born, California-based horseman extraordinare, Warwick Schiller.

 

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EQUESTRIAN FAMILIES: Billy, Sharon and Kelly Slater are an incomparable, generous and life-loving equestrian family integral to equestrian sports and horse racing Australia-wide.

 

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RACING FOR RIO: Many ex-racehorses have a proven track record at the Olympic Games and a select handful are in the running for Rio.

 

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POWER COUPLES: As teenagers, she swapped her bike for a foal while he turned down a posh private school to put money on a property. It's no wonder Sue and Andrew Hearn share the same equestrian path.

 

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SHOWJUMPING: Classes with jumping coach Paul Williams are in great demand, not only for his experience, but as a renowned course designer he understands how your horse travels.

 

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TRAINING: Groundskills are the key to creating a fun, safe, quiet and dependable horse that we can love and work with, says horsemanship educator Ken Faulkner.


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WALK THIS WAY: The walk is a pace that is said to demonstrate the correctness of dressage training. Fall in line and feel the tempo with Roger Fitzhardinge.

 

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YOUNG RIDER OF THE MOMENT: Equestrian Life chats to young eventing rider Soigne Jackson.

 

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SECRETS TO BREEDING: Renowned breeder Jane Bruce shares her insights into dressage bloodlines and temperament while Australia's leading stud farms showcase their stalllions for the annual breeding season.

 

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LET'S GO CLUBBING: Next time you see a Pony Club Mum who looks like she's been hard at it since dawn, don't fret, says Rosie Merrin, she's probably having a ball. 

 

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ASK THE CHIROPRACTOR: Which side you mount your horse from is usually a matter of convention, but is there more to it? We present the cases for getting on either side of the horse... without taking sides!

 

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ASK THE VET: Resident vet Dr Maxine Brain zooms in on lameness this issue.

 

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FEEDING: Many new feeding supplements on the market come from unusual sources and make fanciful claims. David Nash sorts the wheat from the chaff.

 

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PARADISE FOUND: What better way to unwind and get away from the stress of competition than to swing on up into the saddle and explore on horseback. New Zealand beckons.

 

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MY FAVOURITE DISH: with Andrew Hoy.

 

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BALANCE BY DESIGN: Building a furniture and interior design business and having three children hasn't stopped Jaci Foti-Lowe from keeping in touch with her other love, riding.

 

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GET FIT TO RIDE: We train our horses to be fit for their sport - but what about rider fitness? As fitness physio for the Australian eventing riders training for the Rio Olympics, Emma Mathlin believes riders should try to be as fit as their horses.

 

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 NOSEBANDS, A PRESSING ISSUE: Tight nosebands, crank nosebands and double bridles are all part and parcel of the modern equestrian rider's resources. But are they putting the horse under stress? Australian scientists are leading the research.

 

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OLYMPIC EFFORT: What’s involved in being an Olympian? The Australian stars on a mission to Rio 2016 tell in their own words what it takes to get to the penultimate competition. 

 

 

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