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Improve your riding with our fab articles! Whether it's building your confidence, riding shapes, or jumping spreads that you need tips on, we have something for every rider.

7 hunter trial tips!

Planning on heading to a hunter trial this year? Check out our seven top tips to make the day run smoothly! Read Article

16 best ever cross country tips!

Jumping cross country is a massive thrill! Here are 16 of the best EVER XC tips to help you (and your pony) get the most out of the experience! Read Article

Your confident XC plan!

Riding confidently across country and over fences is not an easy thing to master. In this feature Sarah Finikin shares some out-of-the-saddle visualisation techniques to help riders use their imagination and build confidence in the saddle... Read Article

The importance of body language

Check out how your body language can affect how your pony learns Read Article

Teach yourself lateral work: more leg-yield tips!

Did you see our feature all about leg-yielding in September PONY magazine? We bring you some more top tips here. Read Article

Hot bloods, cold bloods and natives

Here are some pointers for you to discover the type of pony you ride or own, and how to get the most out of riding them. Read Article

Giving the right signals

Very few of us can hack out without coming across a road, and knowing the correct signals to communicate with other road users is mega-important. Here are the must-know signals you need! Read Article

Fancy a snack?

Ever been on a hack on your fave riding school pony, only to find he munches his way around the bridlepaths, pulling you out of the saddle all the time? Read Article

What would you do?

Find out how you’d cope in an emergency by reading our scenario, and quickly choosing the option you think is closest to how you would react – in other words, what you would do! Discover our analysis of your decision once you’ve decided! Read Article

5 top jump-off tips

Always wanted to know how to ace a jump-off? We share our five top tips with you. Good luck! Read Article

Stressed in show

Does your pony get stressed at shows? Find out why and how to make going to a show fun for you both. Read Article

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