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Meet: Jackie india Mar 19, 2019

Jackie arrived with The Ladies and while she did immediately appear to be in foal, she probably is (the four mares came in with a stallion). Most of these horses have 'a history' and have some behaviours that are dangerous in everyday situations. It's important to train the horse that presents on...

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Meet: Benito india Mar 19, 2019

Benny is a lovely young horse. His behaviour had been becoming a little dangerous but we have him back on track now and he is working beautifully and not showing any further conflict behaviours - a much happier horse!

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Kids Vs Casinos india Mar 19, 2019

Many years ago, when I lived in Singapore, I helped set up a riding school on Sentosa. The aim was to make horse riding, a very elitist sport here in Asia, available to all, particularly the local children.

It wasn't an easy task. We needed to get permission to use the land and the buildings, to...

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Meet: Ariel india Mar 19, 2019

Ariel is a dear little pony that progressed so well during my stay in India. She appears to really enjoy the interaction with people and will make a wonderful pony for the local children to engage with.

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Meet: Aladdin india Mar 19, 2019

Aladdin is another orphan foal. Watch the video to find out about Aladdin's progress.

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India: Donkeys india Mar 18, 2019

As in many parts of the world, donkeys are the most commonly found working equids in India. As these countries develop, many donkeys find themselves out of work or abandoned. Some of the more fortunate ones find refuge and Hill View Farm is home to 161 such donkeys.

I have to say, I didn't know...

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India: It's Hard to Believe india Mar 17, 2019

I recently posted something on Facebook discussing the problem of 'plastic-impaction' colic in India and someone commented that horses wouldn't ingest plastic. Of course, they are right - under normal circumstances horses would not eat plastic but the street horses of India have little...

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India: Off-the-Track india Mar 17, 2019

When horses retire from racing in India, they are often literally just put out on the streets to fend for themselves. Others are given away or sold cheaply and get put to work.

Here in Ooty, there is a busy tourist riding industry. They use some local ponies but the larger horses are more...

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India: Visiting Ooty india Mar 16, 2019

Hill View Farm Animal Refuge, where I am staying while in India, is about an hour from a township known as Ooty. Ooty is several degrees cooler as it’s on the top of a hill (about 2000 feet above sea level) and the drive to get there is not for those of you prone to motion sickness.

We went...

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How long should a training session last? india Mar 16, 2019

Those of you that are familiar with the Kandoo Training will know that I am certainly not an advocate of long training sessions. A tired horse, mentally or physically tired, is not learning and if the horse is not learning then you are simply going backwards. A horse being run around a round pen...

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Why India? india most popular Mar 15, 2019

A lot of people have asked me about my trip to India, specifically 'why India’ and how I found the India Project for Animals and Nature (IPAN).

For a long while now, I’ve been looking for a way to pay back, a way to give or help those horses that get overlooked. Horses have given me...

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Buying and Selling Horses Uncategorized Mar 15, 2019

It’s never easy, and that goes for buying and selling horses. Unless you are a horse dealer, it’s most likely that you are parting with an animal that is part of your family and while there are always reasons that the horse might be better suited in another home it will have been a...

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