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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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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Surviving The AIRC Riding Festival with Dante

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…

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5 Top Tips For Riding The Best Showjumping Round

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…

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Small Fixes with Big Results – 8 Tips To Improve My Jumping

This post has been brewing for some time now! Over the last few months I wanted to pull together a post about where I currently stand with Dante’s jumping. The most annoying part about this post comes down to the fact that the things I have learned on my jumping journey come down to me…

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Top 5 Horse Riding Sayings Explained!

It goes without saying, that some of the slang us horsey people use are next to ridiculous! There often comes a time when you hear yourself saying certain things to not only receive certain looks from your regular human, but quite often you do get big outbursts of laughter!  I have pulled together some of…

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The Negative Side of Horse Riding

There is a lot of negativity that comes with any sport, but unfortunately an awful lot comes with this one. I have had quite the F*%k you attitude towards this side of Horse Riding but I have only recently started to think off the reasons as too why it gets me so annoyed… The negative…

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How Do You Travel Your Horse?

Lets just start off by saying you will most definately hear Dante in the horse box before you see him! That box wobbling all over the place, yep that’s him… I honestly don’t know how Coco puts up with him, how she hasn’t bitten him on some of their journeys or point blank refused to…

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Dante’s Training Schedule – What We’re Working On

Well, it seems as if it has been months since I have done any Dante updates. I have successfully been doing my weekly lessons with my trainer Jer over the last few weeks, and the difference in Dante has been huge. Dante is ridden 5 times a week, jumped once or twice, 3 days of…

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