Canter, Rythym & What I Really Think

As you all may have seen the weekend just passed I brought Dante out schooling to a local indoor arena at Knightfield Stud. The weather was dreadful with the rain absolutely bucketing down, so this indoor arena was perfect. The focus today was on jumping but solely on our canter. You are all probably used…

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6 Things to Remember when Taking on a Young Horse

With the arrival of Cosmo, another 4 year old, I have started looking back on everything I learned during my time with Coco. There are definitely some things I did right but there are also some I did wrong. Here are 6 things to know when you decide to take on a young horse.

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Tough Lessons with Dante & Coach Sue Byrne

I find it nearly impossible to focus when I am riding alone especially when I don’t have a plan in place. A different set of eyes on the ground is a great plus to have, as they see things you may not notice or feel when you are in the saddle. Simple fixes to your…

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Product Review – Equitop Myoplast

Over the past year I have found it quite hard to find a supplement to help support Dante and his every growing body. As he is quite the large animal, training him & working his muscles without the proper support was not exactly ideal. We went through spurts where he gained incredible muscle then dropped…

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Cosmo’s First Week

The first week with a new horse is always one filled with a mix of excitement and anxiety. The horse world doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to buying & selling so you can’t always bank on bringing home the same horse that you tried. With that being said, you can tell a lot by your first few days with a horse and it all starts with the arrival home…

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Top 5 Flatwork Exercises that Everyone Must Do!

Flatwork by far is one of the most important things to focus on with any horse young or old. It’s benefits are not only rewarding, but with a good Flatwork foundation you will in turn see massive improvements in your jumping. Check out some of my go to exercises hat I have been focusing on…

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Dantè – The Full Review

I shall start this post with some reassurance for you all, Dante is not for sale, he is not going anywhere anytime soon! With the sad news on Coco’s departure we have been feeling quite overwhelmed & well sad the last few weeks. I have had a lot of feedback in regards to updates on…

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Grill the Equestrian – Mark Kane, Equine Dentist

We’re back with another edition of our Grill the Equestrian series. Earlier this month we booked our trusty equine dentist Mark Kane to come out and give the troublesome twosome their 6 month check-up. We’ve both used a few dentists in the time that we’ve had Coco and Dante and we can honestly say that…

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August Exercise – Attack Those Poles

It is safe to say that it has been quite some time since we posted an exercise for you guys to try out! With a lot of focus recently being put on our jumping, we have finally taken some time out to focus more on our pole work. This is mainly to focus on growing…

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