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This is Why You Need the GPA Little Lady Horse Riding Helmet

Spring has finally arrived here in Australia, and it’s already starting to the warm up with some days giving us a hint of Summer already. With that said, while the warmer weather is great for days out riding, it’s important to keep ourselves sun safe and protect ourselves from burning to a crisp! For this reason, I would like to talk about one of the newest and revolutionary designs form GPA, The Little Lady Horse riding helmet.

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How to use Saddle Soap

There can be a lot of confusion as to how often you should clean your saddle, with many old horse books stating to clean them with every use! This however is not always feasible or most likely, necessary. A good rule of thumb, is how often you actually use it. With all this in mind, this article will explain how to use saddle soap in four easy steps.

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Why the Alto Fly Repellent Really Works!

Winter is finally coming to an end, and if you are a horse owner, spring is most likely to be your favourite season. With this said, it’s important to remember that with warmer weather comes those pesky insects, including the troublesome botfly that horse owners know all too well. 
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Western Boots Meet the City - EKKA 2017

It’s that time of year again, when everyone trades in their city attire for their western boots! The EKKA 2017, Queensland’s largest annual event, brings the country and city together. This year will mark the show’s 140th year, where more than 400,000 people are expected to turnout. With the EKKA in full swing, we’ve got your show day outfit sorted.

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Top Ten Melbourne Cup Facts

Top Ten Melbourne Cup Facts: “The Race that Stops a Nation”

As everyone gets ready for the biggest racing event in Australia, the team at Greg Grant Saddlery has had a look into the history of the race that stops a nation. We’ve rounded out the top ten facts to carry you to victory on trivia night.

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Horses and Poisonous Plants

Horses and Poisonous Plants

Do you know which common plants are poisonous to horses? Most people know Oleander Bushes and Paterson's Curse are poisonous to horses, but what about common fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes and potatoes?

Read more about these and other poisonous plants

Author: Amanda Grant-Innes

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Water and Horses

Water and Horses - Some Golden Rules

It goes without saying that, as is the case with human beings, horses cannot survive more than a few days without water. Do you know how much water the average horse drinks in a day, or when you should restrict your horse's water supply?

Author: Joanne Taylor

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Preventing and Treating Over-reach Injuries in Horses

Preventing and Treating Over-reach Injuries in Horses

Horses can cause nasty injuries to themselves by over-reaching, stepping on their front hoof or on the back of their front leg. In all cases, professional advice should be sought from a Veterinarian or Farrier, however this Article is a useful guide for preventing and treating over-reach injuries in your horse.

Author: Amanda Grant-Innes

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Staying Safe at Horse Events

Staying Safe at Horse Events

Competing with your horse is enjoyable but it can lead to an increase in safety risks we wouldn't necessarily experience when riding, or handling our horse at home.

Horse Events are very noisy places with lots of people coming and going, loud speakers, noisy rides and sometimes even fireworks. A few safety precautions will help you and your horse to enjoy your day out.

Author: Amanda Grant-Innes

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Buying a Horse or Pony - What to Ask the Seller

Buying a Horse or Pony – What to Ask the Seller

Buying a new horse or pony is a very exciting time, however it can also be very stressful.  Have you ever found as soon as you ring about a horse you become tongue-tied and can’t think what to ask the Seller?

We've come up with a list of points you may not have thought about!

Author: Joanne Taylor

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