The October issue of PONY mag is here and it’s bursting with awesome riding content, the very best pony-care advice and tonnes of fun facts!
Teach your pony to do medium trot, leg-yield and turn-on-the-haunches with the final instalment of our next level riding series – how fancy! Whether your fave pony’s strong, spooky or on the steady side, you’ll be able to get the most from him with Meg Elphick’s top tips for riding different types of ponies. Not sure how to make the most of your schooling sessions on grass? We’ve got you covered with our handy guide that’ll set you up for success and make you feel super-confident.
Get ready for our most epic polework series yet! In part one, our expert Nina Gill shares her ultimate guide to polework – including how to maximise your warm-up and nail your position so you can have the best session ever. Plus, we’ve got the lowdown on uprights, so you’ll be acing them in no time.
Learn about what’s involved in your pony’s dentist appointment and test your knowledge on laminitis. This Esme is on hand to teach you about one of the most important parts of pony care, too – she shows you how to take your pony’s temperature, pulse and respiration on p34.
Discover why we love New Forest ponies – believe us, they’re totally awesome – and understand why your pony needs friends. Meet the super-talented and brave stunt rider and liberty trainer, Georgia Plimbley! Head to p46 to see some of the funkiest turnout rugs on the market – they’ll make your pony look epic in the field. Plus, there’s the chance to win some fab prizes, including a clothing bundle from Shires Equestrian!
The October issue even comes with a notebook and cute sticky notes – perfect for the start of a new school year! Don’t miss it!