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My Tried and Tested Ground Pole Exercises | Canter

Written by Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:10
I love doing ground pole exercises with my jumping pony that keep him thinking as he can get easily distracted with just normal trot/canter poles and starts rushing. In a flatwork session, which I usually do around twice a week, I add in at least one pole exercise to make him more focused and responsive as well as improve his…

The 5 Struggles of an Amateur Rider

Written by Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:09
Oh the joys of being an Amateur! Whilst some people may think being an amateur rider and having riding as your hobby is great, here’s 5 things which prove it’s much tougher than people think. 1. Being competitive is practically impossible. Seriously, how can we be expected to keep up with the pro’s?! Being competitive as a amateur rider is…
I am extremely lucky to have 4 beautiful animals in my life. I honestly believe it is a privilege and I cherish each of them. As far as I am concerned they are my therapy, they sense things that nobody else can and reach out to comfort you at every opportunity.
Hello Everyone, I can't believe it is already June! My Facebook and Instagram feed is full of gorgeous baby foals that my friends are having! Let's just say I'm a bit jealous that I'm not having a foal this year. Anyways since breeding and foaling season is in full swing, I've decided to run a breeding season series. I was…

Why Equestrian Sports will never be mainstream

Written by Thursday, 18 August 2016 16:39
Hello Everyone, Anyways, all the excitement from the Olympics has inspired this post. Have any of you had a chance to watch the Equestrian events during the Olympics? I’m a western riding gal, but I enjoy watching cross-country, show jumping and dressage- especially the freestyle! It is amazing to see the bravery and skills that both the horse and rider…
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