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Welcome to our July edition of Sporting Horse Magazine. With South Africans experiencing a bitterly cold winter we hope you are keeping warm and taking extra special care of your equine friends. We have a great issue lined up for you, so pull that chair closer to the fire or snuggle a bit deeper into bed and we hope these pages will warm your heart. We take a look at a course building Seminar in Germany on page 88. Friesian Horses are not only beautiful but have made quite a name for themselves as dressage mounts, we look at Friesian Horses competing at Grand Prix Level across the world on page 80. Stafford Robinson follows the very deep roots the Thoroughbred has in the modern Warmblood horse on page 22. Inter Africa Dressage, The Nissan Easter Festival, Rider and Horse Profiles and much more. I was fortunate to attend the very glamorous Longines Ladies Awards in Chantilly, France recently, read more about how Longines is honouring women in Equestrian Sport on page 48. The Longines Global Champions Tour is in full swing, we look at the event held in Shangai recently on page 64, truly expanding the reach of Show Jumping. Integral to Sporting Horse Magazine is our social media offering and I want to take this moment to highlight this again. We are about to reach the 300 000 follower mark on Facebook and the growth just seems to accelerate. All advertising in this magazine is also shared onto this page. Our weekly reach now averages more than 450 000. This is a great platform to get your products onto. Thanks to all our very loyal advertisers and readers. As always a reminder that we would love to hear from you, good or bad. Keep Warm.

Johan Blom

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Sporting Horse Magazine Issue 19  
Sporting Horse Magazine Issue 19  

July 2014 Edition of Sporting Horse Magazine