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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.

PONY’s guide to studs

It’s a good idea to use studs when you’re jumping on grass, particularly if it’s slippery. Find out how to get started here Read Article

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

Improve your pony’s bend

Get your pony soft and supple with our fab guide! Read Article

Ace free walk

Find out how to master riding free walk on a long rein! Read Article

Six types of pony you’ll find in every riding school

You're bound to find your fave pony in this list of six types of pony every riding school has – but which personality will he be? Read Article

Hacking problems: solved!

There’s nothing better than going out on a long summer hack with your friends, but it can be worrying if your pony misbehaves. We problem-bust some common issues 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

Jump straight

Ever knocked a pole down because you came at the fence a bit wonky? Check out how to perfect a straight approach Read Article

Be a showjumping pro

You’ll be flying round clear in no time at all! Read Article

7 ways to ace a jump-off

If you love showjumping but aren’t sure how to ride an awesome jump-off round, don’t worry! Here are our top tips on how to ace it Read Article

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