You probably won’t be surprised to hear that the majority of horses can cope very well in cold weather as long as natural or man-made shelter is provided from the rain, wind and snow. Let’s remind ourselves that horses love the freedom of being outdoors and the Scottish fresh air. Keeping Your Horse Warm &…
Ross Dhu Equestrian Ltd stables in Hamilton, Lanarkshire the home of Equido Scotland
Ross Dhu Equestrian Ltd is the base for Morag Higgins, and Mark Higgins. Ross Dhu’s yard offers stunning livery facilities for horses and owners alike. Livery clients enjoy use of the newly constructed indoor arena, outdoor arena, hot wash facilities, solarium, client room to name only a few of the facilities. With breathtaking hacks in the surrounding countryside of Chatelherault, Hamilton on our doorstep you never need to worry about traffic.
Morag and Mark Higgins have developed their own system of training building on those techniques, principles and teachings of horse care as pioneered by Mark Rashid. Mark and Morag work closely together on building the bonds of trust between horses and owners and training apprentices and students in their Government Recognised Equestrian Qualification System Equido. They run clinics across the country and are available for group and private lessons.
MARK RASHID AIBADO CLINIC GREAT SUCESS!
Mark Rashid has concluded his three day Aibado clinic hosted by Ross Dhu Equestrian Ltd and held in the village of Quarter, just outside of Hamilton. It was a great sucess with lots of exciting new concepts and some epiphanies along the way! We are hoping that Mark will return next year and will keep you all informed should this happen.
ANOTHER ROSS DHU EQUESTRIAN LTD INTERN HAS WON THE LANTRA LEARNER OF THE YEAR AWARD!
Well done Aimee, you really deserved this!
Exciting Show and Clinic Schedule for 2019
Our Show and Clinic Schedule is now available! Please check out our Calendar for dates, something exciting happening every month over the course of the year, don’t miss out! Our Summer Show is open to everyone with Trophies for first place and beautiful rosettes up to sixth place. Application forms (where applicable) will be added as soon as possible.
Rescue Horses Now Therapy Horses
We have a team of rescued horses here at Ross Dhu who spend their time helping others find their way back from personal difficulties. This work is done through the Equido Charity SCIO. We are currently trying to raise funds in order to improve our services, if you can help it would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be made via JustGiving if you want to know more about our current project just read about them by clicking the link below:-
Ross Dhu Equestrian Ltd in an educational video about Natural Horsemanship
A short documentary exploring the uses of Natural Horsemanship across Europe. I travelled to Scotland, Germany and France to meet Morag Higgins, Toril Strooper and Linda Overlaet who all share something in common. Here is their story. Thank you to everyone involved and all who helped make this happen!
EQUIDO SPAIN CONTINUING TO SHOW QUALITY STUDENTS
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EQUIDO THERAPY COURSES. COVERING EDUCATION AND COACHING ©
DO YOU USE OR WANT TO USE HORSES IN YOUR WORK AS A THERAPIST, TEACHER OR COACH? WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE YOUR LOVE OR HORSES WITH OTHERS AND HELP PEOPLE DEVELOP AT THE SAME TIME? DO YOU WISH TO BOOK A THERAPY COURSE FOR YOUR SCHOOL, CHILD? CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
EQUIDO ONLINE LEARNING NOW AVAILABLE!
To sit your Equido Course online please visit our dedicated website at www.equidohorsemanship.co.uk
HORSES BEING BOOKED FOR BACKING AND SCHOOLING
We are now taking bookings for training dates this year. We offer a comprehensive service from backing to working with remedial problems. If you are looking for help or assistance please contact us for more details. We encourage the owners to be in attendance as much as possible to develop a closer bond with their horse and as many session as possible are filmed. Please hurry as dates are limited.
New Personal Coaching Program
We are pleased to now be able to offer a private, personal training program specifically tailored to your individual goals and needs. One of our Equido Trainers will be able to visit you at your own yard and work with you towards your goals. For further information please contact us.
Gift Vouchers Now Available
Looking for something for the person that has everything? Why not purchase one of our GIFT VOUCHERS?
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In the wild horses do not “bathe”. They will often roll in shallow water and mud to help with protection against insects but they don’t wash as we do. Horses have oils in their coats to keep them clean, healthy and their skin in good supple condition. This combined with communal grooming helps to keep…
The winter months are always a challenge for horse owners, so we listed below some of our top tips to make the cold and wet winter days more bearable. After all horses like the outdoors, freedom and the Scottish fresh air. At Ross Dhu, we know the temptation is to wrap your lovely horse up…
Did you know that horses have a total of 36, durable teeth? These allow them to chew hard materials every day. Good dental care is crucial in order to keep your horse healthy, prevent disease and keep them comfortable. It is better to prevent any potential issues rather than wait until they must be treated…