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Growing up, I was your typical Pony Club kid; you know the type, absolutely fearless and always on the go. I was constantly climbing on bareback to ride to the field, jumping anything that stood still long enough and galloping here, there and everywhere.  I......

When you see someone wearing a body protector in the warm-up before cross country, you would think it was perfectly normal; in fact, it’s so normal that you probably wouldn’t think anything at all. However, if you saw someone wearing one in the collecting ring......

Season 2021 is a go! It was great to finally be back out eventing again. Huge thank you to everyone involved with the elite sports riders for making Oasby Elite a great first event for many of us. It was also my first event with......

Finally, it feels like spring is on its way! This winter has felt super long for us! We had almost 3 months of solid snow    which meant our poor horses hardly stepped foot outside of their stables! But recently it has been all systems......

My winter training tip is: to work on the basics! This is something that sounds as it is, basic, but it is very important for our training and is definitely something that I make sure I get into all coaching sessions I deliver and every......

New research into equestrian body protection delivers surprising results. FOMO, the company behind the UK’s newest body protector FAZE that was launched earlier this year has just released the first findings in a study into body protection for the equestrian market. FOMO was awarded an......

So after a good final few runs of the season, finishing with both my own & Carrick Diamond Bard (Gerry)’s first CCI3*-L at Bicton, all of the horses enjoyed a holiday in the field! They are all so different and have run at different levels......

The year 2020 began as the launch year for FOMO, with our final testing dates and approval set for spring, and a series of launch events thereafter at various equestrian shows and competitions up and down the country.  However, as we are all acutely aware......

It’s almost Christmas and what a year it has been – lockdowns, shows cancelled..! We did however still manage to compete in our first ever Hunter Trials kitted out in our FOMO FAZE body protector and matching XC colours.  We also made it to some......

For those of you who are looking for ideas for Christmas then look no further than FOMO.  We have teamed up with some partners, other equestrian businesses as well as some really nice creative gift companies to pull together the perfect collections for you and......

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......