In part two of our cross-country series, learn how to tackle different types of XC fences and terrains to help you ace your next schooling session. Plus, follow our step-by-step guide to some tough new dressage moves – shoulder-in and walk pirouette – to put your riding skills to the test. Boss your showjumping rounds with our fab tips to get the most from your course walk, and learn to feel confident out hacking, even if you’ve never ventured outside the arena before or you’re riding a brand-new pony.
Keep your pony happy and healthy this spring with our tips for managing laminitis and learn all about sweet itch, including what you can do to prevent it. Is your fave pony in need of a tidy up ready for the competition season? Follow our trimming guide to get him looking his best in no time.
Are you a This Esme super-fan? Why not have a go at our quiz to test your knowledge on her equines’ routines? Don’t miss out on all the latest equestrian news and gossip, plus learn what it’s like to go to a horsey school – we put your questions to real-life staff and students! You can also check out our fave things to do on the PONY website and grooming kits we’re loving at the moment.