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British Eventing, A Great Sport For Lads With Charlie Boardman

British Eventing, A Great Sport For Lads With Charlie Boardman

Hi guys Charlie Boardman here … some of you may know already as I have written a few articles for BRT. I work in the industry, producing my young horse, am a freelance instructor and also the West Lancashire eventing team captain. Here is just a short update of how me...

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Racing In The New Forest Point To Point With Peter Gregory

Racing In The New Forest Point To Point With Peter Gregory

Hi I’m Peter Gregory, I’m 14 years old and I live in the New Forest. I competed in the New Forest Point to Point on Boxing Day, Boys Ride Too wrote a Facebook post about it and because so many of you were interested I’ve been asked to write a blog about my race this...

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Wet Weather Horsey Fun With William Davenport

Wet Weather Horsey Fun With William Davenport

Hi guys! So, let’s talk about wet weather… As I live in the wonderful wet United Kingdom, the weather is leaning towards the wet and cold side most days, especially in the winter. Recently it has been very wet and a couple of weeks ago it was just horrendous in the...

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Not Just For Girls With Ethan Roberts

Not Just For Girls With Ethan Roberts

Hello, my name is Ethan and I am 13 years of age. I secretly loved horses but didn’t want to say anything as I always found it was a girl thing and didn’t want to have people laugh at me for it. One day my mother and father bought me a riding hat because my sister is...

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First Time Arena Eventing – Loved it! With Luke Howard

First Time Arena Eventing – Loved it! With Luke Howard

Hi, Luke here. Last weekend I tried arena eventing for the first time. I had a lesson with local international event rider, Harry Dzenis, on my share pony Bleu (pronounced Blue, not Bleeurgh as most announcers seem to think!). Arena eventing is basically cross country...

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My Showjumping Story With Owen Leitch

My Showjumping Story With Owen Leitch

We are delighted to introduce a little rider with big ambitions: Age : 7 years old Years Riding : 7 years Ponies : Tatty Desire “Tatty”, Bronheulog Ruby “Ruby”, Barracurra Jelly Baby “Jelly”, Wishfield Piggy Bank “Piggy”Idol : Scott Brash Member of BS (British...

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New Pony, New Yard, New Year.  With Finn Wildman

New Pony, New Yard, New Year. With Finn Wildman

Hi I am Finn, the other side from Luke in the Boys Ride Too Magazine Head Quarters ! In October we were lucky enough to get a new horse on loan, Halley, she is only 6 and she has done a bit of Pony Club Show jumping and had a foal, but she has spent the last year or...

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Rubbish At Hacking. With Chris Girdler AKA The HorseDad

Rubbish At Hacking. With Chris Girdler AKA The HorseDad

Hi everybody, I’m Chris, Dad to Oliver, Jacob and Sophie. I have always really been a car racer, most recently in the American Cup Car Series but recently, at the age of 38 I took the plunge and started horse riding lessons! Now along with my children’s ponies, I own...

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A Very Tall Guy, Learning To Ride. With William Davenport

A Very Tall Guy, Learning To Ride. With William Davenport

Hi everyone, so to introduce myself my name is William, new member of the team here! I’m 21 and from North Yorkshire. I started riding recently, about a year and a bit ago (seriously). Before then I had a pony when I was little and a few lessons a couple years before...

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Fun With Ponies On The Ground With Luke Howard

Fun With Ponies On The Ground With Luke Howard

Hi, I'm Luke and I am 13. This is me a couple of years or so ago with my pony Ellie, having fun on the cross country course. Now I am too big to ride her, I am teaching her and my Shetland William, lots of tricks and ways to stay fit, with me on the ground. This is...

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