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The Sports Archives – Hickstead – The All England Jumping Course 2016

The Hottest Venue in Equestrian Sport So much is happening at Hickstead – from riders of the future making a name for themselves to one of the best show jumping events in the UK. Hickstead is one of the UK’s … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What Happened To The UK’s Best Loved Racehorses?

Horseracing has been a great tradition in the UK for hundreds of years. According to Wikipedia, the sport generates over £3.7 billion for the British economy and our country is home to nearly 60 licensed racecourses, which in itself demonstrates … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Five Factors For Handicapping Horse Races!

Understanding the art and science of horse handicapping can help bettors achieve better results at the track and can provide added insights into the sport. By taking a few basic factors into consideration before placing a bet, horse racing enthusiasts … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Equine Industry And Its Impact On The Economy!

The UK is a nation of horse lovers, there’s no doubt about that. A massive 6% of the population said that they had ridden a horse in the 12 months prior to taking a survey in 2011. This has almost … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Horse Racing, A History And Introduction!

Horse racing is a British establishment; it has been a pervasive part of our culture for hundreds of years.  Before it reached Britain, it, in its own way, made a huge mark on the rest of the world. Originating in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Training A Racehorse For Flat Track!

Training a horse for horse racing is very similar to the basic training techniques for all disciplines of horse training. Any breed of horse can race, but the most common racing breeds are the Quarter horse, Thoroughbreds and the Arabian … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Equestrian Events 2013: The Runners and Riders!

Planning which events to attend from the equestrian calendar can be a logistical nightmare. Making your way to a show at the last minute can be challenging – but there is an easy solution. It’s the situation Horse Deals face … Continue reading

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