Wednesday, 8 February 2012

London equestrian: Ealing Riding School

London equestrian: Ealing Riding School
London has many riding schools. Ealing Riding School can found in Ealing, west London. Great place for kids, and adult beginner and intermediate riders.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Horse facts and equestrian information

Horse facts and equestrian information

Horse facts from the arts, history and culture

Horse facts from the arts, history and culture: Horse have featured heavily in film, television, literature and the arts. There are some fascinating facts about the roles of equines in entertainment.

For example, that the cream horse in Gone With The Wind was the same steed used by the Lone Ranger? It was called 'Silver'.

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Horse racing facts

Horse racing facts
Horse racing facts from around the world. For example, did you know that 90 per cent of all thoroughbred horses are descended from a seventeenth century stallion named Eclipse?

Poems and songs about horses

Poems and songs about horses
Lord Byron, Johnny Cash and William Shakespeare are among the writers, poets and singers who have expressed the beauty and power of horses through words.

Famous horse quotes

Famous horse quotes
Famous horse quotes here from lots of well-known people including Winston Churchill, Skakespeare, Abraham Lincoln, J.D. Sallinger, Monica Dickens and many, many more. Well worth a look

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

John Francome: Champion jockey, author and racing presenter

John Francome: Champion jockey, author and racing presenter

John Francome's love of horse racing started when he was six-years old and taken for a ride on a donkey at the seaside. From humble beginnings in a council house in Swindon, Wiltshire, he went on to become a seven times champion jockey, best-selling author and leading commentator and racing pundit.