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It's Going to be a Rough Ride by Andrea Busfield

It's Going to be a Rough Ride by Andrea Busfield

I’m not very sociable these days, which means I’ve pretty much nailed the art of self-isolation. So, when the government restricted all movement on the island where I live, I wasn’t especially fazed – not until it looked like I wouldn’t see my horses for three weeks.Without being too melodramatic about it, I have…
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Aqueos Coronovirus Covid-19 Statement

Aqueos Coronovirus Covid-19 Statement

The Aqueos disinfectant solution has been independently tested for efficacy against bacteria, fungi and viruses. The solution may be used as a surface, equipment or hand sanitiser/disinfectant. We have been receiving numerous questions asking if the Aqueos solution is effective against Coronovirus.Coronavirus is an enveloped virus and our test data confirms that active ingredients within…
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Summertime and the living is … itchy.

Summertime and the living is … itchy.

One of the great advantages of living in Cyprus is having a near-perfect climate for walking dogs and riding horses.While there are sticky weeks in August, when the heat and humidity come close to unbearable, and it’s a little-known fact that the winters can be wet with temperatures hitting zero occasionally, for the…
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A New Year a New Way of Thinking

A New Year a New Way of Thinking

There’s a saying that goes, ‘you tell a gelding, you ask a mare and you discuss with a stallion’, and it’s a saying I largely dismissed as an amusing equine myth – until I got a mare.Mina is my mare; a very well put together PRE Andalusian who had been backed and ridden when…
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The Gifts that Keep on Giving

The Gifts that Keep on Giving

It’s that time of year again when we buy presents, receive presents, and sometimes quietly return presents, but as most of us here know, some presents are priceless – and they usually come in the form of a dog or a horse.Whether it’s companionship, unwavering loyalty or simple, honest love there is something special…
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Meet the Aqueos Founder

Meet the Aqueos Founder

Ambitious plans for firm supplying revolutionary productsAqueos, a Wilshire-based company that supplies a range of ground-breaking products for horses and dogs, has set out ambitious plans for growth in the next few years.Aqueos is the brainchild of mother of two, Tracy Richards who started the business from her home in…
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It’s A Dog’s Life – And It’s Not Always Good

It’s A Dog’s Life – And It’s Not Always Good

It is often said that cats choose their owners, which if true, would render most of my dogs species-confused because at least three of my pack very definitely chose me. While Blister and Alfie both came from shelters and Disco came via a woman I once knew, the rest made their way into my life…
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Greatwood Wash x 40 Horses with Aqueos

Greatwood Wash x 40 Horses with Aqueos

With the cold, inclement weather now upon us Greatwood have brought in all of their 40 Thoroughbreds for the winter months. Before they are tucked up warm in their beds, each one of our former racehorses is washed in warm water with Aqueos Anti-Bacterial Horse Shampoo to ensure that they…
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What the Buck

What the Buck

There’s an old cowboy saying – there ain't a horse that can't be rode, there ain't a man that can't be throwed – and I learned the truth of that the hard way this month!After surviving my off-the-track thoroughbred for the past four years, I pretty much considered my Andalusian mare, Mina, a sedate walk…
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