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To spook or not to spook? That is the question.

by Vanessa Bee – Founder of Horse Agility and The Horse Agility Club The one thing that horses can be relied upon to add to our lives is a bit of unexpected excitement! Last year I ran a clinic for a jolly crowd of experienced horse people who just wanted to have a go at […]

STAY SAFE, HAVE FUN!

Never before has our club slogan meant so much.   We are delighted to have welcomed a lot of new members over the last few weeks and had so many people still able to compete with their horses. If you can’t there’s a free horseless competition every Friday! FREE FUN FRIDAY is just that…it’s free, […]

The Highland Park Liberty Memorial Award

The Horse Agility Club is delighted to announce the winner of this prestigious award: Nancy Ingalls and Magnetic Attraction (Woody) of Prince Edward Island, Canada With a very special mention to Maggie Cason and Biggs (Biggy) of Colorado, USA  Congratulations!  Highland Park, a Morgan horse, was born on 23rd March 1994 and was the first […]

Have a go at Horse Agility

Now is a good time for all those people wanting to do something fun, different and positive with their horse, a simple Horse Agility course for you to try. Why not take a video of you and your horse completing the course? Any posted on facebook page will receive helpful feedback from Vanessa Bee founder […]

Announcing a new award to remember a very special horse.

  Do you have an equine who loves to play? Do you have a horse, pony, donkey or mule who just loves to make up the rules when he’s turned loose? Do you and your equine friend put more emphasis on partnership rather than prizes? Then this award may be coming your way!   The […]

Horse Agility and the Art of Winning

by Vanessa Bee – Founder of the Horse Agility Club   First published December 2014   As the year draws to a close and The Horse Agility Club Team begin to gather the final Championship and Special awards together my thoughts have turned to winning. Winning a competition, coming first, is an admirable achievement, but […]

It’s not about the obstacles! by Vanessa Bee

It’s not about the obstacles!   I have a privileged job, I watch over 200 videos a month of people with their horses and I love it! These videos are of Horse Agility Club members completing obstacle courses with a variety of equines, and it looks fun! I don’t have time to see a lot […]

HORSE AGILITY WORLD CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED

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 […]

It’s our birthday! Ten today!!

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 […]

10 in 20…ARE YOU READY?

10 in 20Are you ready to take the challenge and win Horse Agility Jackets and limited edition flags with rosettes for all? As a celebration of ten years of The Horse Agility Club we have designed the ultimate challenge, ten obstacles in twenty days! Open to all and FREE to members of The Horse Agility [...]

COMPETITION – Horse Agility in Action

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 […]

A different view

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 Results are OUT!!!

    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 […]

They said it would never work!

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!

Equagility: riding without a bridle

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?

What is liberty and why would I want to do it?

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.

Why we don’t use whips in Horse Agility

I am well known in the horse world as having an aversion to whips. I can see no place for them around any animal.

Our Brand New Website

Mobile Optimised and New Design Dating back to 2011, our previous website was starting to show its age. When we first launched the club, the vast majority of our members used their desktop computers to access our website, now the opposite is true and mobile phones and tablets are now the preferred method. Our new […]