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Roundbale Limited is the publisher of Localrider Magazine, a glossy paid for magazine which caters
for the equestrian market in South East of England.


July / August 2017 Issue

We love this time of year, the show season is in full swing and there is so much to celebrate, whether it is attending your first show or qualifying for a national championship.

This month we feature readers who have done just that, plus lots more. There are many pages of show reports, eight pages of Regional Roundup, plus lots of other pages dedicated to local achievements.

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September / October 2016 Issue

This issue started at the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead where day after day we watched local riders crowned as national champions. The following few weeks were just as busy with fantastic shows and amazing results, and just as we were about to go to print Nick Skelton and Big Star won Individual Gold at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Kent, Sussex and Hampshire all have wonderful sandy beaches which are perfect for riding on. We have been sent some stunning pictures by readers of their favourite beaches for riding. We hope the article will inspire you to have ago or even be tempted to try riding somewhere new.

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December 2014 / January 2015 Issue

Although the winter days many be shorter there is still plenty to report. In this issue amongst others there was pony racing, Dressage (including a fancy dress version), and cross-country.

Also in this issue there are plenty winter clothing and rugging ideas, plus the ever popular competitions and giveaways.

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August 2013 Issue

The August issue is packed full of wonderful summer show reports including: NPS Area 20 Summer Show, The Hickstead Derby Meeting, Eridge Horse Trials, SEIB Search For A Star Qualifiers, Pink & Blink Dressage, Brickfields Annual Show, Mount Mascal Cross Country Event, LLJ Showing Show and Area 11 Pony Club Show Jumping.

There are also some wonderful stories including one about Eric & Ernie, twin foals born to Caroline Richardson’s event mare, Hyanie D’Aubrie, who was previously evented by Sacha Hourigan. Plus a wonderful preview of the Mongol Derby, which was eventually won by local event rider, Lara Prior-Palmer.

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August 2011 Issue

Our ‘Greenwich Prepares’ reflects all the excitement of the ‘test event’ in readiness for 2012 – and what a successful subsequent year that turned out to be? Some beautiful pictures taken too! Also this issue features an extensive report on the Hickstead Derby, plus other local summer shows.

Our regular ‘In the Spotlight’ featured Alice Oppenheimer this month.

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August 2010 Issue

This issue features a comprehensive report on Guy Williams at the gloriously sunny Hickstead Derby earlier this year. Amongst the 50 pages dedicated to show reports, there are articles on Eventing from Rackham, Pony Racing from Lingfield, and the Brighton Horse Driving Trials.

Not forgetting our regular feature on building your dream yard.

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October 2012 Issue

Our ‘Get Ready for Autumn’ issue featuring seasonal advice for our readers, on items such as feed, worming, and clothing. Content provided by us and by advertisers.

This issue also featured show reports including, Burghley Horse Trails (with local riders taking part), Edenbridge & Oxted Show, Cranleigh Show, and Tonbridge Lions Show.

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February 2012 Issue

Olympia is always an enjoyable occasion for us, and even better when a local rider veteran wins! We cover this, plus further articles on careers in equine.

As is often the case with Localrider Magazine this issue featured many prizes to be won inside, often popular with a section of our readers – ‘Compos’ as we affectionately call them.

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