The new tech helping sport run in the wake of the pandemic *H&H Plus*

A sports restart after the coronavirus lockdown, innovative minds across the industry are looking at high-tech ways of meeting government guidelines and keeping everyone safe

Ali MacRae fence judging at BE Dalkeith Horse Trials 2017

NEW technology from enterprising minds within the equestrian world is set to help horse sport return and keep people safe in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Equestrian sport relies on large numbers of volunteers to be able to run. This can often be physically alongside each other, for example dressage judges and writers, and […]

RDA’s closure during pandemic is having a huge negative effect *H&H Plus*

While lockdown has been tough for many people, those who rely on Riding for the Disabled groups for their only weekly physical and/or social activity have found the shut down especially hard to cope with. H&H finds out more…

Prolonged closure of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) groups is having a negative impact on a large number of members’ confidence, and physical and mental wellbeing. The RDA surveyed 3,382 members, including riders and carriage drivers, family members, carers, teachers and volunteers. Of these, 80% said being unable to access the RDA has had […]

Prince Charles pays a visit to Suffolks and other rare breeds as pioneering farm prepares to reopen

Adam Henson and Prince Charles.

Prince Charles visited Suffolk horses and other animals at Cotswold Farm Park to discuss rare breeds conservation with owner and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson. Farm Park is a Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) accredited farm and Adam is strongly involved in preserving a number of rare breeds. It became the first RBST-accredited farm when it […]