The 2019 League Table Winners of The International Horse Agility Club On Line Horse Agility World Champion Claire Perilli Sherwoods Unique Bay Boy NZ Reserve World Champion Beth Smith Desi CA European Champion Angela Wilson Merlin GB North American Champion Beth Smith Desi CA Australasian Champion Claire Perilli Sherwoods Unique Bay Boy NZ Walking Only […]
On 13th December 2009 Vanessa Bee, entrepreneur and horsewoman, wondered if there was such a thing as dog agility for horses. She was amazed to find that when she Googled the words ‘Horse Agility’ nothing came up – so she decided to do something about it. Fast forward to 2019 and there are now over […]
Horse Agility in Action Now for something completely different for November – Two Free to enter Photo Competitions. Get out those cameras and get snapping because this month we’re looking for great photos. Rosettes for all entries and Limited edition Horse Agility Club flag for the winner.. There are two classes. Class A The Action […]
I’m always looking for different ideas about being around horses, it’s a big reason I started The Horse Agility Club nearly ten years ago. It’s too easy to get trapped in one idea such as ‘My horse is a Dressage Horse’ or ‘I can’t ride my horse so he’s just a field ornament.’ But there […]
Summer of Sport 2019 Class B Showjumping 1Hannah Peters and Elliot CA 18/20 (90%) 1Mallory Clarke Winman CA 18/20 (90%) 2Mandy Cheek Hopsgarden Springbreak CA 16/20 (80%) 2Ros Jones Ben GB 16/20 (80%) 3Richard Argo Phoenix US 15/20 (75%) Class C Doubles 1Megan Atkinson Party for Two CA 97/100 […]
The idea that we could ‘play with horses as if the were dogs. We were getting them to jump without a rider, climb steep ramps, go through tunnels and weave at canter through slaloms while doing a flying changes – just like in Dog Agility!
If anyone had said to me thirty years ago that I would one day be able to ride without a bridle I would have laughed – bridles are for stopping horses, aren’t they?
In the horse world, liberty is when a horse and handler work together with no lead rope.It can look very impressive if done well, the horse responding to cues given by the handler and moving freely with him.
I am well known in the horse world as having an aversion to whips. I can see no place for them around any animal.