2012

Domestication of horses
December 31st, 2012

Evidence that horses were first domesticated on the steppes of Eurasia. a must read.   History of horses

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New research on tendon injury
December 31st, 2012

A science report on research on tendon injuries to horses is perhaps a new approach to a common problem.   Tendon Injury

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Ribbon Chasing.
December 31st, 2012

A sad story in the New York Times about a trainer drugging a horse for a pony competition. We support competition so long as the rider is not obsessed about ribbon chasing and the horse is comfortable and relaxed. NYT Story

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Happy New Year
December 31st, 2012

HoofbeatZ wishes its clients, patrons, supporters, staff and the horses a Happy New Year all the best for the year ahead.    

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Tasha with Algeria
December 19th, 2012

A speak horse student Tasha with Algeria    

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HoofbeatZ Horsemanship T Shirt & Badge
December 19th, 2012

HoofbeatZ T Shirt with the Horsemanship Club Badge. Each badge is for each levels (3 levels total) and the student has to get 16 sub badges to complete the level. each sub badge (we call the badge tabs) is one skill they need to complete.  

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Suerte and Lisande @ FEI challenge
December 18th, 2012

They came 2nd and it was a wonderful ride.. very special..  

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Anne Boulet on Fabian FEI Challenge
December 18th, 2012

Anne Boulet riding Fabian from Hoofbeatz    

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Lisande & Fancy Pants FEI Challenge 2012
December 18th, 2012

A wonderful ride on Grace Lockwoods Fancy Pants.    

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Jasmine & Nasik @ FEI Challenge
December 18th, 2012

A super ride on Nasik by Jasmine.  

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Karmelia & Eddie @ FEI Challenge
December 18th, 2012

Karmelia and our Scottish Fell pony put up a great ride.    

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FEI World Dressage Challenge UAE
December 15th, 2012

Hoofbeatz team did well in the FEI World Dressage Challenge in UAE. Prelim Jr  Jasmine Hanson on Nasik 3rd Karmelia Greasely 4th.on Eddie Prelim Srs Lisande Eayrs 3rd on Fancy Pants Anne Boulet credible performance Fabian Medium  Lisande Eayrs 2nd on Suerte. Well done team.

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Colic in Horses
December 12th, 2012

Understanding colic     colic

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HoofbeatZ Hoodies
December 11th, 2012

Our HoofbeatZ hoodies go on sale next week. All sizes. Sorting out overseas orders. It would help to know how many are interested in buying the hoofbeatz hoodie. email info@hoofbeatz.com  to show pre order interest.  

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Correct Diagonal
December 11th, 2012

An interesting article   Diagonal

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HoofbeatZ Horsemas Party (Christmas)
December 8th, 2012
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HoofbeatZ Hoodies
December 6th, 2012

HoofbeatZ hoodies now available.   Hoodies

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Horse Anatomy
December 6th, 2012

An useful link   Horse Anatomy

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Karmelia and Eddie
November 24th, 2012

Karmelia has a great bond with Eddie.    

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Horse Napping
November 24th, 2012

Eddie and Safdar (our head groom) who is half horse and very accomplished playing.  

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HoofbeatZ football Practice.
November 24th, 2012

The HoofbeatZ horse soccer team has started practice. The first session video is on line  

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Emergency Stop on a Horse.
November 21st, 2012

Stopping a horse when its wanting to run off is an art form and a technique. Here is one method  

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UAE National Day performance
November 21st, 2012

HoofbeatZ Entertainment will perform its signature acts on the occasion of the UAE National day in Al Ain. The finale will be an act that is spectacular and amazing.

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HoofbeatZ Entertainment performance Nov 26
November 21st, 2012

We are performing at a corporate event on Nov 26th 2012 in Al Ain UAE. HoofbeatZ Entertainment looks forward to the performance.

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FEI Qualifier Dressage Results
November 19th, 2012

HoofbeatZ Dressage Team results for the FEI Qualifier Nov 19, 2012 at ERC Prelim Jr: Jasmine Hanson 1st on Nasik 68.97% Karmelia Greasely 3rd on Eddie 62.5% Prelim Sr: Lisande Eayrs 1st on Fancy Pants 66.4% Novice Sr: Lisande Eayrs 2nd on Fancy Pants Elementary Sr: Lisande Eayrs 2nd on Suerte   Well done team.

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HoofbeatZ Quote.
November 19th, 2012

“Good horsemanship is doing all the small details right, the big picture then comes together.” Eileen Verdieck. Founder of Hoofbeatz.

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Dressage Results-HoofbeatZ
November 15th, 2012

Intro Juniors: 1st Karmelia Greasely on Morita. 2nd Maddison Flooks on Joey, 3rd James  Hanson on Bello, 4th Heidi Hallat on Csaba, 5th Quejo on HaliK, 6th tie with Hannah Look on Csaba and Jasmine  Hanson on kitco and Chloe Macdonald  on Darwin (All top 6 positions Hoofbeatz) Intro senior: 1st Caroline Green, 2nd Lisande […]

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Horse Insurance
November 15th, 2012

Horse insurance is often asked about. Below is a link to some useful information   Horse Insurance

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Dressage Photos
November 15th, 2012

Photos of the dressage competition at DPEC Dubai Nov 14, 2012 are on the following link   Photos Dressage

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Dressage Competition today
November 14th, 2012

HoofbeatZ Dressage team competes today at the Dubai Polo Club We wish the entire team the best of luck.. We have over 40 entries today and it should be fun..

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UAE Dressage Rules
November 13th, 2012

UAE Equestrian Federation has issued the new dressage rules download from   UAE Dressage Rules

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Leg Yield
November 13th, 2012

A clear explanation of a leg yield   Leg Yield

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Traver and Renver – Dressage
November 13th, 2012

A short explanation of these classical dressage movements.   Traver

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Shoulder In
November 13th, 2012

A simple explanation.   Shoulder In

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Hay Research
November 13th, 2012

Interesting article on hay for horses.   Hay Research

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HoofbeatZ Youtube Channel
November 12th, 2012

We have our own HoofbeatZ channel on youtube   http://www.youtube.com/user/hoofbeatztube   Hoofbeatz Youtube

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HoofbeatZ Facebook Page
November 11th, 2012

HoofbeatZ facebook page has crossed a ‘reach’ of over 2 million people. We thank all our supporters.   HoofbeatZ Facebook

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Transitions
November 10th, 2012

Achieving a good transition in a dressage test is important. Here is an article that is useful     Transitions

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Rising Trot
November 10th, 2012

It is important to ride the correct diagonal on a horse. Here are some tips on how to fix it.     Rising Trot

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Elijah and Algeria
November 9th, 2012

It is Elijah’s 10th birthday and Algeria and he had a special time  

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When to change your Posting Diagonal.
November 9th, 2012

When to change your posting diagonal during a dressage test.     Posting Diagonal

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Lateral Movements for Dressage
November 8th, 2012

The importance of lateral movement cannot be understated.   Lateral Movements for Dressage

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Matt Ryan, Olympic Gold medalist demo in Dubai
November 8th, 2012

Matt Ryan, triple gold Olympic medalist, is doing a demonstration at Desert Palm Riding Centre this Saturday, Nov 10 at 5pm. Call DPRC on 04 328010 or 050 4517773 to book your ticket.

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Riding with Balance.
November 8th, 2012

Dressage Today reveals a wonderful learning method for balance.   Riding with Balance

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How to Improve Riding Position
November 7th, 2012

Riding Position is important, we share video of Mary Wanless which is excellent.   Riding Position

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How to wrap a horses legs.
November 7th, 2012

How to safely wrap a horses legs   Leg Wrapping.

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FEI Dressage Rules
November 6th, 2012

Dressage rules from FEI. Thought we may share them with everyone.

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Horse Trick or Treats!
November 6th, 2012

Teaching your horse not to bite or nip   Trick or Treat?

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English or Western Riding
November 6th, 2012

An interesting article on the difference between English and Western riding   English Or Western?

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Dressage Results.
November 6th, 2012

HoofbeatZ team did well, especially with some of our 13 yr olds competing in the senior class. Karmelia Greasely prelim jr 4th on Eddie Lisande Eayrs Prelim Seniors 2nd (Fancy Pants) Novice Senior 2nd (oracle West) 4th (Fancy Pants) Elementary 3rd (oracle West) 5th (Surete) Medium 6th (Suerte). Jasmine Hanson Prelim Seniors 5th (Nasik) Elementary […]

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HoofbeatZ Facebook page
November 5th, 2012

Hoofbeatz Facebook page

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Things to know about Dressage
November 5th, 2012

Some things dressage riders should know. The Unwritten Rules of Dressage Test Riding

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HoofbeatZ Dressage Team
November 5th, 2012

We wish the HoofbeatZ Dressage team all the best for the competition today. Go out and have fun and relax and don’t worry about the scores. Its about the horses being relaxed and going well.

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HoofbeatZ Mid Term camp a success
November 1st, 2012

HoofbeatZ three day mid term horse camp was a massive success. Kids had a wonderful time and we enjoyed hosting them as always..

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Article on Natural Horsemanship
October 26th, 2012

A wonderful article on Natural Horsemanship. It does make one think indeed. The Myth of Natural Horsemanship

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HoofbeatZ Franchise under consideration.
October 26th, 2012

Based on demand from various locations, we are considering developing a franchise model. Its a way with horses that can be expanded globally. Ideas and queries are welcome.

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HoofbeatZ merchandize
October 26th, 2012

HoofbeatZ will soon be releasing a whole host of merchandize from t-shirts, to hoodies, caps and many more items. Will be announcing details.

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Student-Trainee job available.
October 22nd, 2012

HoofbeatZ is seeking students trainees for a minimum one year placement. Job details on http://www.yardandgroom.com/jobs/account/job/view.aspx?id=25431 contact us directly info@hoofbeatz.com

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Eid Holidays
October 22nd, 2012

Hoofbeatz will be closed during the Eid holidays in Dubai.

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Dressage Clinic Ends
October 13th, 2012

Our dressage clinic conducted by Ms Annemiek Raaijmakers, FEi Judge and top dressage trainer ended on Oct 12, 2012 with a very successful attendance and some great results. HoofbeatZ thanks all participants, Ms Raaijmakers and all those who worked behind the scenes to make this happen.

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Dressage Clinic starts
October 10th, 2012

Our dressage clinic, which runs till Oct 12th evening and conducted by FEI judge and top dressage instructor from Holland Ms Annemiek Raijmarkers has started on Oct 9 with very positive feedback from all the participants. Education and openness to new ideas is a hallmark of our HoofbeatZ program.

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Horsemanship Club photos.
October 7th, 2012

The HoofbeatZ Horsemanship Club photos for Saturday Oct 7th 2012 are posted on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151058034677373.426834.330501322372&type=1

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Dressage Team first show
October 6th, 2012

In their first outing of the season, at Desert Palm, our dressage team had a wonderful performance. Lisande Eayrs was first on Fancy Pants, and placed with Oracle West. Young Jasmine on Nasik competed Elementary for the first time and scored 71.3% to place 3rd. Karmelia on Eddie had their first outside show and placed […]

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HoofbeatZ Saturday Club reopens.
September 2nd, 2012

From Saturday Sept 8th 2012 the popular horsemanship Saturday club reopens. We are already full so are also going to open a Friday Club. The best 2 hour experience with horses.

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Hoofbeatz Entertainment for Events
September 2nd, 2012

Hoofbeatz is UAE premier equine entertainment and event content provider. We have done 42 events, 106 shows with over 35 horses and performers. Event companies are welcome to contact for the new season books. Email info@hoofbeatz.com

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Hoofbeatz in Horsetalk-UAE directory.
August 31st, 2012

Hoofbeatz is now listed in the directory of UAE premier horse portal, Horsetalk UAE the link is http://horsetalkuae.com/ae/directory/events-and-entertainment/hoofbeatz

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End of Summer. Welcome
August 29th, 2012

Hoofbeatz welcomes all this patrons and herd members back from the summer break. We are happy to inform all that the horses were well through the summer and we have had a few additions too. It is nice to see the lessons and schedules filling up. Welcome back to all.

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HoofbeatZ new season lessons
August 28th, 2012

We have started to finalize lesson programs. Please ensure that your lessons are booked. Call +971501810401 to reconfirm. We have also moved a number of people from the waiting list. Thanks for your patronage.

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Hoofbeatz news updates
August 16th, 2012

Dear Patrons and Herd members, Hoofbeatz will be now updating news and events here on its site. Please watch this space for exciting news. May the horse be with you. Hoofbeatz Team

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Last week of Hoofbeatz Ramadan camp
August 6th, 2012

This week from Aug 7th is the last week of the Ramadan Camp for kids. Its been an amazing horsemanship experience for the kids. contact for details.

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Horses & Human in Harmony
February 24th, 2012
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