The most typical reason for clipping is to enable the horse to work comfortably and without undue sweating during the winter months when their coats grow naturally thicker. The clipped horse will be denied his natural protection from winter weather, and w
What are Figures? Figures are “prescribed paths a horse is ridden on in a riding arena…[which] provides markers that can help indicate the correctness in the size or shape of a figure” (wikipedia). Why gives rider feedback about their own skills (a poor c
New Forest, Hampshire, England. The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland, and forest in the heavily populated south east of England.