Grill the Equestrian – Judy Reynolds, International Dressage Rider

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

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Your Tips for Having Steadier Hands while Riding

A few months ago I turned to our followers on Instagram for some advice on how to improve my hands while riding. I received some solid advice so I decided to share it here for anyone else who’s having trouble…

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Bouncing Back After A Fall

When you suffer a fall, no matter how bad it is, it can really have a lasting impact. It makes you question your abilities and it can break the trust between you and your horse. And that trust goes both ways. After a fall we tend to think of ourselves as not being able to…

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Our Top 7 Must Have Spring Products

Spring is well & truly here people!! The longer evenings are starting to set in & we couldn’t be more excited. To get us into the spring spirit we decided to compile a list of our Top 7 go-to products.

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5 Qualities of a Great Riding Instructor

These days everyone has an opinion on what the best method is to school a horse. So where do you even begin when it comes to finding the right instructor…

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February Exercise #2 – “Keep ’em Straight”

To get back into the swing of things I decided to start with something relatively easy. Although I know a few of you looking at the layout probably think this is a bit too easy but keep reading because this one has a twist.

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Product Review – Bio Grip Hybrid Rubber Reins from Henry James Saddlery

After owning my last set of reins for well over two years and using them right to their death, I finally made the decision to purchase a new pair. It wasn’t until I started looking when I realised how fussy I actually was when it came to reins…

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The Coco Chronicles ~ Back in the Saddle

Well here I am, once again feeling like I’m starting from scratch all over again. Except this time it’s a little different…

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Darielle & Coco – The Mare That Keeps on Giving

When I took Coco on board, the plan for me was to focus on flatwork/polework with her, to keep her in work so that she was kept content, busy & working. Orla of course was on the ground (not literally this time!!) setting up poles….

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Resolutions, Goals & Targets…but what about Intentions?

With all this time out of the saddle, I’ve had a lot of time to think about what I want to achieve in 2019. Unfortunately things don’t always go to plan when it comes to horses – as proved by my recent tactical dismount – so rather than setting myself goals for 2019, I decided to set intentions…

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