#WelfareWednesday Horse Care with Alan Davies

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 14:01

British Dressage is delighted to release a new series of ask the expert videos with industry superstar Alan Davies. Learn how to give your horse or pony the best care, from one of the best in the business. 

Renowned groom Alan Davies has travelled around the world caring for Britain's brightest equine talents at the Olympics, World and European Championships, dedicating his career to making sure that those under his care are happy and healthy wherever they are; be in in the stable, or shining on the greatest stages. Alan's attention to detail and devotion to horses is second to none; In 2015 he was awarded Team GB Groom of the Year, in 2016 won the Horse & Hound Groom of the Year award and the FEI recognised his talents the FEI Best Groom award in 2017. From twelve years spent as Head Groom for Carl Hester, to his earlier career opportunities in showing, jumping and eventing, Alan's skills and knowledge provide the perfect inspiration to those aspiring for the highest levels of horse care. 

Horse Care with Alan Davies 

Enjoy a six-part series with Alan Davies, with new videos released weekly from 24 April. Here's what you can expect: 

  • Healthy horses: What to look for in the stable to ensure your horse is healthy and happy
  • Routine: Getting the balance right between stable time, exercise, turn out and socialising 
  • Bridles: How to correctly fit and apply single and double bridles 
  • Boots: How to correctly fit and apply boots, plus why and when we should use them
  • Leg and Hoof Care: What to look out for and how best to care for the dressage horse's legs
  • Clean Sport: What is it and how to ensure you're feeding your horse safely

The first video is now available to watch on the BD YouTube channel. 

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