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Fi’s Training Tips No 1

Position Tip No 1 CHECK YOUR FEET The position of your feet is vital for your own straightness, effectiveness and balance in the saddle – all of which have a ...

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Lingfield courses – life changing

Life changing Lingfield Equine Distance Learning course Just wanted to include in a little note saying about how much of a difference this course has made to my life! Since ...

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Study Something You Love – Equine Distance Learning with Lingfield

Study something you love this year. Lingfield Equine Distance Learning courses will update and broaden your knowledge. It is a busy time for us here at Lingfield.  As the Summer ...

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Ride With Your Mind

Although we are not really a training provider for how to ride we are fans of Mary Wanless and Ride With Your Mind. Mary’s way of looking at riding is ...

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Schooling & School Exercises ideas

We have a new schooling course in the pipeline. It is nearly ready but we would like to know what YOU would like included. Drop us a message on fb ...

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I cannot catch my horse!

My horse just will not be caught I cannot catch him/her in the field – it is driving me round the bend. It can take 1-2 hours or more with ...

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Who taught you to ride a horse?

Who taught you to ride? Was it a friend, a relative or a riding school instructor who taught you to ride? The person who taught you to ride, in the ...

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French Link v Dr Bristol

French Link v Dr Bristol – copyright from NEF 02/03/07 Bitting and the welfare and comfort of the horse – Dr Caroline Benoist, Manager of Research and Education, The Academy ...

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I want to work with horses

I want to work with horses but hear I need qualifications!    Is that correct? Not always but YES in many instances you do need qualifications. So what is available and ...

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Website for Lingfield equestrian courses

 Lingfield – Web site by Exleysmith The Lingfield horse-care website: has proved to be even more successful than the last.  We are getting enrolments on our equine distance learning courses ...

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The UK DIY Yard and the horse owner.

The Yard Owner/Manager, the horse owner and the DIY yard. Lingfield courses aim to provide mainly for the individual social / leisure horse owner.  Many such owners however, have progressed ...

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Equine distance learning students enrolled

Welcome to a few of our equine distance learning students from around the world Enrolled on Level 1 Equine Care & Management courses: Tess in Cornwall who is using the ...

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Gap Year student

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The yard bully – no, I just don’t need her!

Do you need the yard bully?  No, not now. I took a course and learned how to do it myself. Most yards seem to have the bully or know it ...

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Lingfield encouragement & support

Lingfield Tutors said: “We treasure this short story – it tells of many things” Encouragement & support without patronising or condescension. Our hope is that on completion of their courses, ...

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What exactly is ‘Mindfulness’ with horses?

Jacqui Howe and Mindfulness with Animals are there to help.  Jacquie will help you and animals around you to be confident and relaxed, trusting and peaceful Lingfield recommends Jacqui Howe ...

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Methods of Training Horses & Mindfulness

Methods of Training Horses & Mindfulness   when working to improve or assist them (or yourself). Most of us have heard about the following training methods or techniques: Parelli, Natural Horsemanship, ...

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Laminitis

Laminitis Alert Copyright: ©Lingfield Correspondence According to many vets, 6 years ago and every year since then, the Spring right through to early Autumn in 2012, are some of the ...

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Fly Sprays

Fly Repellents Flies are a bit of a nightmare to some. The products you can buy over the counter sometimes work well – but for some horses and in some ...

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Equine Worms – Did you know?

Survey shows: Owners don’t fully understand worming !! The National Equine Health Survey was carried out in 2013 and although that was a while ago we agree that some people ...

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Equine separation anxiety

Anxiety caused by separation from friend Friendships and bonds Horses and ponies nearly always form really strong friendships and bonds. Horses they say, form bonds which are 10 times stronger ...

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What could you achieve?

There are several things you could do, and much more you can achieve by taking Lingfield courses. It doesn’t have to take years or even months, you could get ahead ...

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Arson !

Did you know? 80-85% of serious fires attended by the UK’s Fire and Rescue Service are started deliberately i.e. Arson. This news item is particularly relevant to you if you ...

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Breeding from your Mare?

An article bring our attention to indiscriminate breeding : The Responsible Breeding Campaign This is aimed at anyone who is thinking of putting their mare into foal.  The conference was ...

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Feeding Code of Conduct

BETA have introduced a code of practice – albeit a voluntary one – for feed manufacturers. The new code has been introduced to reduce risk of Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances ...

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Saddle Fitting

How often do you have your saddle checked? Is your saddle linked to the soundness of your horse? Saddle Research Trust summary of latest research – Part 1 By Tracy ...

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Art on the Hoof – Stuart Fowle

Stuart Fowle.  Ex student and artist If you are interested in a drawing of your horse check out his web site      

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News from Malta

The Sun-neigh Times! From your sun-baked correspondent in Malta, July 2009 – republished on new site recently As temperatures in England at the end of June hit the unusual high ...

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Snow, Ice & Frozen Water

Plenty of areas in the UK have had some pretty poor weather during Winter. One of the things horse owners often struggle with is providing enough water. If you find ...

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The 5 Freedoms of the Horse

It is said there are 5 freedoms all horses must have. No matter in what situation, and under what circumstances a horse is kept, we must always try to provide ...

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What Lingfield has to offer

We offer Novice to Advanced horse courses and certificates. Graded BHS based courses, Intermediate Diplomas and Specialist topic courses. The  flexibility to fit your course around the family, work and ...

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The Cast Horse

How to help a cast horse: A horse which is ‘Cast’ in the stable can present quite a frightening picture, but with care and with the assistance of someone else, ...

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