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What a strange year it’s been for all of us. For many, it’s brought upset but for me the opposite. I was lucky enough to complete two events at Poplar Park and Islam before the March coronavirus lockdown was announced. These events allowed me to......

So here we are, nearing the end of October and still in the mids of this crazy Covid time. My maternity leave went by in a flash and I’m now back at work with life more chaotic than ever before… (and yes it was pretty......

As the hours of daylight become essentially non-existent, particularly here in Scotland, and the wind is blowing with our hands constantly freezing, it can be difficult to stay motivated over winter. Technology has been the savior of 2020. From those moments with friends on House......

The only plus for lockdown has been managing to do a bit more riding. I have two horses 20 years in age apart! The first one is Filius who is 26yrs,  just over 15h and has been with us for 20yrs.  He has been there,......

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been out eventing and showjumping,  starting off with my own produced 8yo mare going clear in her first intermediate. My crazy girl, Tess, jumped her first-ever 1m35 at the Royal Highland Show ground, having the last jump down of......

After a slow start to the season, it’s been all go since July when we were given the all-clear to get back out eventing! As lockdown started to ease we upped the horses’ workload, starting to add in their usual fitness work and travel for......

Well unfortunately 2020 is just not working out for us at all and I just want 2021 to hurry up and get here. Just as we were gearing up to finally getting out to our first event of 2020 at the start of August, Trusty......

This is becoming a much-discussed topic at the moment and I’d like to give you some of my top tips for staying safe when out and about. As someone who is forced to use roads for her own hacking, I try to keep myself and......

One moment you’re happily sitting upright in the saddle, legs on either side, the next, you’re headed at speed towards the ground with a half-tonne animal about to land on top of you.  It’s every rider’s worst nightmare and one of the things that inspired......

Our ambassador Jodie Campbell and her husband Fraser tell us of their experiences of accidents they have had and why they believe safety wear is so important. Being an ex point to point jockey I have had many experiences first hand in the importance of......

I think it’s safe to say that during lockdown we have all had a bit of a taste of what stable life must be for our horses and in most cases we have been lucky enough to have a wealth of entertainment at our fingertips......

I joined Forces Equine a fair few year ago now when it was very much in its infancy. It was an organisation that brought together riders and like-minded people from similar backgrounds – armed forces and emergency services.  As a police officer, we did not really......

At the beginning of lockdown, the team at FOMO, like many companies, were wondering what the future would hold.  However, rather than sit back and do nothing, we have been working hard behind the scenes to carry on with finalising our certification for FAZE and......

East Lothian Pony Club was established in 1952 and is part of Pony Club Area 19 covering central and the south of Scotland. We have almost 60 members and we try to teach children at all levels in the correct way of riding while ensuring......

Hey lovely FOMO followers, thank you so much for coming to learn a little bit more about who we are at DVR Equestrian Sport! My name is Danielle, and I am the owner of DVR. As the founder of a small business, as much as......

Tannoch Stables was established in 1989 with one acre, no livery and no arena. Roll on 30 years they have 4 outdoor arenas, 2 indoors 50 horses at full livery, 20 riding school horses and 100 acres of land. We caught up with owner Dawn......

A few of you will know me as @the.retrained.racehorse on Instagram and as my user says I have an ex racehorse. I purchased my horse Poppy, nearly two years ago from a friend, for “peanuts” compared to a lot of horses on the market.  If......

Hello my name is Ellie Cooper and I am a 14-year-old looking to show-jump up to 90 by the end of the year ️ I would also like to event my 15-hand horse, Chilli, who is a Welsh section d cross cob. But very unlike......

Kim Williams, the editor of community and lifestyle magazine, Local Life, writes about the positive side of lockdown. COVID-19 brings with it loss, but also the chance to build new relationships and memories. Since making Scotland my home, some 20-odd years ago, I have found......

I am very lucky to have my horses at home with me during this challenging time. Their routines have changed slightly; we have reduced their fitness program instead of increasing gallop work, and our team at home have been doing lots of hacking and making......

As I rent a block of stables at what is mainly a DIY yard, we are taking lots of precautions against the spread of the Coronavirus. Although my part of the yard is running mainly as usual, myself and groom Dannii are splitting each day......

HELLO Hi, I’m Rachel and for those of you who don’t know me, I’ve recently joined team FOMO as the new garment technologist and designer. Since seeing the job advert for the role at FOMO, I was really intrigued to learn more about the position.  ......

Foam technology or air jacket? This is an ongoing debate, not only within the equestrian industry but motorcycling too. It seems that air technology has taken the upper hand when it comes to motorcycling, presumably because of the presence of airbags in motor vehicles and......

I’ve been very quiet as of late as it’s been super busy here. I’ve recently moved house to round the corner from my previous place and we’ve been gearing up at work towards Cheltenham Gold Cup week so it’s been a bit manic! Trusty has......

With the eventing season fast approaching, riders up and down the country are planning their seasons and setting goals to work towards as a partnership. The most important thing about goal setting is to be specific and create SMART goals, which means that they are......

It’s been a whole week since we opened the doors to our very first trade stand at BETA International. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the event, BETA is a world-class exhibition which takes up three of the huge halls in the iconic......

Supporting Forces Equine and their events it’s extremely important to us as they provide fantastic opportunities within the sport for hard-working servicemen, woman and their four-legged companions. We caught up with Debi who is the founder of Forces Equine and the brains behind this fantastic......