Everything Horse magazine February 2014 - Page 2

Hello and welcome to edition 5 of the Everything Horse UK Magazine! Want to advertise here? Contact our Sales team today laura_advertising@everythinghorseuk.co.uk or for existing account enquiries fiona_advertising@everythinghorseuk.co.uk the roads at this time of year can worry many riders so we help offer top tips on what to wear to ‘be seen’ . This month we have teamed up with the horse hair jewellery specialist Gemosi to offer 2 lucky readers a chance to win one of two Gemosi Jewellery gift vouchers, turn to page 27 for more information. With Christmas behind us and the first month of the year passed, we are left wondering what the next few months have in store for us weather wise. With forecast channels talking of snow, torrential downpours and gale force winds; now more than ever we are focusing on keeping our horses as warm, safe and as sound as we can. Our regular news features from Daisy Jackson and Nicola Strong are also included and we welcome a new team member on board to cover the Showjumping section, Jennifer McAloon. Nicola has yet again been on the road this month as she interviewed Flora Harris, our front cover star! With her recent relocation Flora invites our readers in for a tour of her fantastic new yard and talks of her three Advanced horses, her dreams of the Europeans and competing at The RIO 2016 Olympic Games! In this months edition of the Everything Horse UK Magazine Louise Napthine MSc is back with a fantastic article on Equine Housing. Louise goes over the different types of stabling for our horses and uses research from the Nottingham Trent University to back up her evidence. Eiddwen Fletcher continues her series and explains the importance of ligaments, Eiddwen uses some wonderful images to demonstrate her findings and to help us understand more. We have 3 fantastic features included throughout; one for the ‘loved up’ equestrian just in time for Valentines day. giving you an idea or two for the perfect gift! Our second feature is all about supplements, this is the first of a three part series, starting this months focusing on Breathing, Digestion and Performance. Last but by no means least we had a little fun with the Keep Warm and Carry On feature, we have tried to include a little something for everyone to help keep you warm this winter. Our biggest news story this month is focused on Ben Maher and his current Lawsuit with the Phillips’ Fiona Kenyon , keeps us up to date with the progress of the allegations and informs us on a little more of where the case currently stands. With a fresh British Eventing season upon us and spring not too far away next months edition will be packed full of even more exciting news, features and articles! Our Riding and Road Safety series also starts this month. We take a closer look into the ‘Be Seen...Be Safe’ issue. Riding on Suzanne Ashton Company Director, Everything Horse UK Ltd Contact Information Disclaimer General Enquiries contact@everythinghorseuk.co.uk Everything Horse UK Ltd endeavors to bring the reader accurate and up to date information from the equestrian industry. We may or may not agree with the information provided in this magazine, however we do aim to make sure it is relevant at the time of publishing. Images are provided by the content writers and Everything Horse UK Ltd will not be held liable for the use of images if copyright authentication has not been accurately sourced. Responsibility for Copyright authentication is left solely with the contributor. Should you have a dispute please contact Everything Horse UK, we will then be able to give details for the writer responsible for the issue of the images. Everything Horse UK Ltd strongly recommend you consult a qualified veterinary practitioner should you have any doubts over your horses health. Editor editor@everythinghorseuk.co.uk Sales Laura Gibbons laura_advertising@everythinghorseuk.co.uk Fiona Kenyon iona_advertising@everythinghorseuk.co.uk Photography Mike Bain 5star-elite@btconnect.com Issue 5 • February 2014 • Everything Horse UK Magazine 3