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RS-tor advocate and ambassador rider Micheala Huntington has shown prowess in the show-ring yet again as her super show jumper Alegro Z has snapped up the winning position in the recent All Stars Jumping Championship. 

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For many people Bonfire Night is an enjoyable evening spent watching spectacular firework displays and warming themselves by a bonfire, but for horse owners it can be a time of concern and distress. Fireworks can frighten even the most sensible horse, so all horse owners should be prepared for the firework season. The British Horse Society has issued the following advice for owners:

 

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Incredible, pioneering research sees Darek Fidyka a paralysed man now walk with a frame while sensation has returned to his lower limbs.

 

The surgery involved transplanting olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) from the nose to the spinal cord. OECs assist the repair of damaged nerves that transmit smell messages by opening up pathways for them to the olfactory bulbs in the forebrain.

 

Relocated to the spinal cord, they appear to enable the ends of severed nerve fibres to grow and join together – something that was previously thought to be impossible.

 

Click on the link here to read the full article from The Guardian.

 

This is an issue, as promotors of safety in the saddle, which RS-tor feels passionate about. RS-tor has been privileged to work with inspirational riders like Susi Rogers Hartley amd Emma Douglas who are paralysed, and it is amazing to think one day this new procedure could revolutionize their lives.

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The Horse of the Year Show, also known as HOYS - marks the end of the equestrian season. As competitors begin to wind down from a summer of early starts, long drives, stressful
competitions and exhilarating wins, the HOYS organisers are working hard to provide a show that provides a finale to a season of hard graft.

 

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We would like to extend our best wishes to RS-tor advocate Susi Rogers Hartley, as her wonderful horse Seamus is currently at Rossdales Equine Hospital in Newmarket, undergoing tests for an unknown illness/injury. We wish Seamus a speedy recovery.

 

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TREC GB, the riding discipline's governing body, has appointed the RS-tor rider
safety aid as sponsor of its prestigious winter series of indoor TREC
competitions.

 

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Balance is a term used to describe the body's ability to maintain equilibrium against the
force of gravity.

 

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A great news clip on RS-tor's new sponsored para rider Emma Douglas from Horse & Hound magazine!

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The rider safety aid is offering TWO Absolute Horse readers the chance to win an RS-tor and jump training session with instructor Michaela Huntington in the August edition of the magazine.

 

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RS-tor are proud to support para Dressage rider Emma Douglas. With a host of championship level wins under her belt and her own cross to bear; her L1 incomplete paraplegia we think Emma is a pretty inspirational human being. Read on to see the poem which Emma uses to inspire her to succeed

 

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A heads up on concussive injuries

By George Gorman - inventor of the RS-tor
 

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Are you all set to maximise the benefits of cross country schooling? Then read on in our latest blog taken from our feature published in Local Rider Magazine- available now from all good retailers!

 

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Local Show Jumper Michaela Huntington explains how to improve our jumping in just 5 minutes! 

 

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RS-tor user Emma Douglas has gained a wild card for the KBIS Para Dressage Championships with her ride Solly at the Lemieux National Dressage Championships from 18th-21st September.

 

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The Hickstead Derby provides a fantastic day out for all the family, plus an unbeatable equestrian shopping experience! Make sure if you are attending that you visit our retailer Libby's International to pick up your RS-tor!

 

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Are you an avid polo player or would like to take up the exhilarating, exciting game known as "The Sport of Kings"? Don't forget your RS-tor!

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RS-tor ambassador rider Michaela Huntington advises on when to start jumping bigger fences and how to take the leap.

 

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Horse Magazine recently published their special edition magazine for Spring. The Complete Guide to Riding from Horse Magazine is now available from a wide range of retailers nationwide and RS-tor were thrilled to be asked to sponsor a section dubbed '20 ways to become a confident rider'.

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Michaela Huntington a show jumper, trainer and producer and RS-tor advocate shares her latest endeavours at the Blue Chip Championships!

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RS-tor and sponsored rider Micheala Huntington take a look at upper body position and how improving it can increase safety and skill when in the saddle. 

 

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