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One Step Ahead

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to ride all kinds of horses. It comes with the job. The type of horse I like is irrelevant when it comes to what I ride for work or for my husband, Steve. I’ve learnt the hard way how to deal with horses that are bigger and stronger than me. The trick is not to let them know they are. Continue reading

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The Long and The Short of It!

You’re cantering to a fence and you realise two strides out that you’re going to be too far off it. Do you – ? Continue reading

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Emily Turkington – 13th April 2011

Emily Turkington called into our shop today: The Equestrian Store on the Mahon Road, Portadown (Northern Ireland). We got chatting about last weekends results and upcoming training and events: The Meadows Balmoral Qualifier – Virma –> first show out not good, … Continue reading

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Emily Turkington

Local showjumping star Emily Turkington, had a hugely successful year in European Showjumping throughout 2010. Competing for the Ireland team in the summer, she took part in two events, jumping fences at 1.45m against a large field of competitors. At Barbizon, France, … Continue reading

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Not Just for Dressage.

Dressage riders are just people who are frightened to jump? Right? Think again.
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EQS….Brand Quality but Cheaper!

One great concept that has been born at The Equestrian Store is ‘EQS’. Continue reading

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Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)

On the evening of Friday 3rd December 2010, The Equestrian Store, Portadown held a Charity Fashion Show in aid of the RDA. Joanne Morton (RDA Longstone) and her team for supported the event, giving the audience an insight into the … Continue reading

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Winter Tips!

Christmas and the New Year holidays seem like a distant memory! After the unusually prolonged sub-zero temperatures we had during December 2010 and further forecasts by the BBC News and Met Office predicting some freezing times to come over the … Continue reading

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The Equestrian Store Charity Fashion Show in Aid of the RDA (Riding for the Disabled)

As we all know the month of December has brought in some blistering cold weather with the snow, however on the 3rd of the December the atmosphere in The Equestrian Store was anything but cold. Crowds overcame the hazardous weather … Continue reading

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