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A horse and rider’s plunge right into a lake and different issues the equestrian world is speaking about

  • A terrifying expertise

    A rider who ended up solely below water when her horse spooked and jumped into an innocuous-looking lake needs to worn others of the risks. Laura Keam and Cruise went “right into a black abyss” in Loe Pool, Portleven, Cornwall when the five-year-old gelding spooked. “He simply jumped straight into the pool and I didn’t have time to take a breath; the subsequent factor I knew, I used to be in darkness with a 600kg horse going mad subsequent to me,” Laura mentioned. “My good friend’s horse was spooked too however fortunately she stayed on; she mentioned she appeared over and couldn’t see both of us, simply bubbles the place we’d disappeared below the water.”

    Learn extra about Laura’s warning

    The final five-star of the 12 months

    Pau Horse Trials is the ultimate CCI5* of 2022, and it runs this 12 months from 27-30 October. A powerful line-up is poised for motion in France, together with Brits Kirsty Chabert and Basic VI, 2019 Burghley Horse Trials winners Pippa Funnell and MGH Grafton Road and 2021 Luhmühlen Horse Trials winners Mollie Summerland and Charly Van Ter Heiden. H&H has a devoted reporter on web site and can be bringing you all of the motion because it occurs.

    Sustain with the newest information from Pau

    Rugging up

    The UK is experiencing very delicate autumn temperatures however winter isn’t far-off. With that in thoughts, H&H has pulled collectively a collection of heat turnout rugs, plus how you can choose the one which’s best for you and your horse. With totally different weights and fastenings, and people with and with out neck covers, there can be a rug right here to fit your horse

    Browse winter turnouts

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