From Owning a young, unpredictable & unreliable horse there are some things that automatically go out the window. Your money being one & my riding position to be in at a close 2nd. Adjusting your body to survive some of the plunges, bucks or rears your young horse puts in at the beginning of their… Continue reading How Important Your Position is In The Saddle ft. Wild Atlantic Rider & Smyth Breaking & Schooling
What an experience the festival was, I mean like WOW! A massive thank you to AIRC & Mullingar Equestrian for all the organising, with over 2,000 entries/competitors, I think they deserve some recognition on all the hard work they put in to organising such an amazing event, not to mention all the volunteers & stewards… Continue reading Surviving The AIRC Riding Festival with Dante
Keeping things interesting, we pieced together this saucy little exercise! Incorporating some jumping while still keeping it quite technical. It gave both horse & rider some great results. With the riding festival coming up this weekend, this is a great exercise to brush up on your tight turns, approach to fences and landing on the… Continue reading June Jumping Exercise – The Saucy Snake
As Ireland's most successful dressage rider and holder of the Irish international records for Grand Prix, Grand Prix Special and the Freestyle to music, Judy Reynolds has brought Ireland to the world stage of international dressage. With our 'Girl Power' buzz still going strong, we couldn't resist getting in touch to ask Judy a few questions about herself and her phenomenal success. Of course we had to grab some quick tips and fun facts while we were at it too
This exercise was quite deceiving, going to ride this exercise, myself & Orla were slightly cocky in a sense that we thought it was going to be a simple flatwork exercise, well it couldn't of challenged us more ... This Incognito evil pole exercise tests you, your patience & your horses suppleness! Be aware, it… Continue reading May Flatwork Exercise – Pain in the Pole!
How many of you struggle to bring what you learn at home out with you to shows? Yes, me too! Sometimes the nerves take over and get the better of you, but don’t be too hard on yourself, I have compiled my Top 5 tips for riding that perfect round, well hopefully!! Like I do… Continue reading 5 Top Tips For Riding The Best Showjumping Round
It has been a while, but we are back with another Equestrian to Grill! This time we were delighted to welcome Holly Lenehan who some may call the Irish Queen of Equestrian Social Media. We gave poor Holly some tough questions which we think has made for one of our most interesting Grill's yet.