Here at Ross Dhu Equestrian Centre, the home of Equido, we are a source of everything to do with horses, so we thought we’d share with our readers some of the more least known simple facts about horses…. Of all land mammals, horses are known to have the largest eyes. Within hours after they are…
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.
Exciting Show and Clinic Schedule for 2018
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.
First Time Owner/Loaner Two Day Training Course
There are limited spaces available so please go to the events calendar for details and fill out application forms.
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. 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 EQUINE ENABLED THERAPY, EDUCATION AND COACHING ©
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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?
WHAT IS BACK OUT THERE?
We are a social enterprise established by British service personnel to give those that have served their country the opportunity to continue serving. We work with veterans and other professionals using their inspirational skills to help less fortunate people within our society to get their life back, and to achieve a renewed and reinvigorated purpose.
Our longer term aim is to use the leadership and training skills of our inspirational people for the betterment of less fortunate or marginalised groups within society and to enhance leadership and moral decision making in other organisations.
12th May 20189:00 am 01698886492
SCHERIE MCDERMODY CLINIC
We are delighted to host another amazing training course by this fabulous Dressage Judge and Trainer. Scherie has competed to high level in both classical dressage, jumping and eventing and brings an amazing wealth of knowledge and experience to her teaching.
This is a two day course with spaces limited to 10 riders. There will be two sets of five riders, one group in the morning of both days and one group in the afternoon. You will have a total of 6hrs riding split between the two days at an amazing discount fee. We are able to offer paddocks or stabling for external riders so you don't need to travel.
This course is offered at a discount fee of £80 per rider for the two days. Remember spaces are limited to get your slot booked now. A non-refundable deposit of £30 is required.
16th June 20189:00 am
A horse with a beautiful, silky looking mane is something we should all aspire to have, and with our top tips, it’s really not that difficult to ensure that your horse has a healthy tail that is thick, and looking great. Grooming your horse serves many purposes. It is an ideal time to get to…
At Ross Dhu Equestrian Ltd, www.scottishhorsehelp.co.uk we have over 40 years of experience of looking after horses safely and correctly and would be delighted to help you and your horse with all the many important learning curves, with many of our customers telling us how they have learnt new skills, achieved personal growth and have…
Horses and ponies are herd animals and used to living as part of a group, feeling secure in the company of other equines and familiar surroundings. They are timid by nature and their natural reaction to danger is to flee not fight. The horse’s sense of hearing is very acute and its sense of smell…
Winter is setting in, or should we say it’s well and truly here! At Ross Dhu, we know the temptation is to wrap your lovely horse up to keep them cosy and warm, by using blankets and a snug warm heated barn for the cold season. However, we would say ‘avoid the urge’ and remember…