Jan 242008
 
Country Properties, Equestrian and Rural

Ruralscene are specialists in the sale of Equestrian Properties, farms, smallholdings, country houses, plant nurseries, caravan sites, holiday complexes, kennels/catteries and lifestyle property with woodland, water & wildlife habitat. Rural Scene are independent estate agents specialising in the marketing of rural properties, equestrian properties, farms, smallholdings and a wide variety of other property with land. [READ MORE…]

 4:22 pm  Property
Jan 242008
 
A golf holiday can be plain sailing

Can’t decide between a golf holiday and a cruise? Do BOTH…on a PGA-classed golf pro hosted excursion to top courses from Auckland to Zihuatanejo. Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises offer 12 varied golf programme itineraries aboard Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper.

 6:31 am  Travel
Jan 232008
 
Owning and buying your first yacht

Most of us have dreamed of buying a yacht and turning our back on the problems of everyday life. Turning that dream into reality can seem so easy during a visit to a boat show, a showroom or a marina. The shiny yacht hulls gleam invitingly, the masts tower overhead majestically – and big discounts [READ MORE…]

 8:44 am  Yachts
Jan 232008
 
Charter a yacht - just like the Celebs!

What do Rod Stewart, Sharon Stone, Liz Hurley, Tom Cruise, and P. Diddy all have in common? They love sailing and are all wealthy enough to buy their own boat…but they don’t. They charter. The reason is simple. For a variety of reasons, only the most dedicated sailing enthusiasts use their boats more than the [READ MORE…]

 4:07 am  Yachts
Jan 212008
 
Finding the Right Riding School and Instructor

FINDING the right riding school either as a beginner or someone wanting to improve their skill in the saddle – can be a tricky business. So where do you start? The golden rule is to make sure you select a riding school that belongs to either the Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) or the [READ MORE…]

 9:03 am  Horses
Jan 142008
 
Bentley sets new global sales record

Strong growth in both emerging and traditional markets takes Bentley above 10,000 units for the first time. New sales record set in the UK market. With retail sales of 10,014 units worldwide, Bentley has completed the best year in its history. Overall volume grew by 7%, with increases in almost all major markets: +7% in [READ MORE…]

 9:07 am  Motoring
Jan 132008
 
Give him – or her – the perfect gift an equestrian painting

A quality painting of horses, along with racing, horse, equestrian and dressage portraits can be a joy for ever – and make the perfect gift. And those by renowned artists will often grow in value over the years. The website-based London company Equestrian Fine Art (http://www.equestrianfineart.com/) presents a showcase for some of Britain’s leading equestrian [READ MORE…]

 3:00 pm  Art, Outdoor Living
Jan 132008
 
Limited edition flavoured Marmites

In 2002 a 100th anniversary jar was released. 2007 saw a Guinness flavoured version, 2008 a Valentine’s Day special with champagne was produced and in June 2009 their was a  limited-edition spread to celebrate the forthcoming Ashes series against Australia – made in a jar that looks like a cricket ball, which was flavoured with Marston’s Pedigree, the official beer of [READ MORE…]

 12:52 pm  Gourmet Food
Jan 132008
 
The beauty of dressage has its roots in the battlefield

The beauty of dressage, with its pirouettes and piaffes, is one of the most breathtaking sights in today’s equestrian world. But it was originally developed to give the mounted soldiers of the cavalry an advantage in battle. Today, it has developed into the fastest-growing Olympic equestrian sport. Horses have, of course, been used by the [READ MORE…]

 10:49 am  Outdoor Living