• Deborah Meaden, from BBC's Dragon Den, has been appointed Hoof Ambassador for the British Equestrian Federation's (BEF's) legacy project.

  • Some Eriskay Pony Society members and their ponies decided to do a ride in the Borders this year as a first all Eriskay adventure.

  • Para-equestrian dressage rider Joanne Pitt has died.

  • CARIAD Bach – a two-year-old trainee 'therapy' donkey – has an unusual friend – a young steer named Hopeless.

  • WORLD Horse Welfare Field Officer Nick White is used to dealing with the many horses living in London, and knows from past experience that anything can happen and usually does.

  • THE ROYAL Bath and West Of England Society celebrates its 150th anniversary show (May 29- 31) in 2013.

  • The Horse Trust's, a horse welfare charity that specialises in providing retirement for police horses, has issued a statement in response to the incident in Newcastle city centre where a man punched a police horse from the West Yorkshire mounted branch.

  • FEW all-weather arenas can actually be used in all weathers, but equestrian surface suppliers, Martin Collins Enterprises, explains how to reduce waterlogging in surfaces of all types, and how to be better prepared for the next freeze-up.

  • THE two young horses that The Scottish Farmer are following from Flat racehorse trainer Keith Dalgleish's yard have been working hard but are a step further back than expected.