Darielle & Dante

6 Exercises To Keep You Fit In The Saddle

Your personal fitness plays a massive role when it comes to riding your horse, I learned this the hard way. A week off from riding and you will be quick to feel the side effects of not being constantly in the saddle!  A lot of people have enquired & asked about my fitness routine, how… Continue reading 6 Exercises To Keep You Fit In The Saddle

Darielle & Dante, Ground Exercises

How Do I Long Rein/Drive My Horse?

As requested by you all,  read below all about how I long rein Dante, or as the majority of the world likes to call it “Driving your horse”. You may have guessed that I am new to this, so what I have written below is a guide from what I have learned over the last… Continue reading How Do I Long Rein/Drive My Horse?

Darielle & Dante

Dante’s Diaries – Our First One Day Event

There were a lot of ups & downs during our preparations for our One Day Event, the week prior consisted of a lot if headless humans running around the yard, setting out Dressage arenas, setting up jumps, to lessons with Jer to prepare!

Darielle & Dante, Horse Health

“No Bucking Way Am I Touching That…”

I purposely waited this long to talk about it as it has taken this long for his treatments to (hopefully) work & come to an end and I have finally built up the courage to write about it & to fearfully post the horrific pictures of what was attached to him.

Darielle & Dante, Our Bucking Adventures

The Pros & Cons of Going to The Gallops

The woodchip was a lot deeper so the horses had to work themselves a lot more through it. With the woodchip gallops, The horses had to work themselves up to the top of a hill before we finished off by letting them walk back

All, Darielle & Dante

Knowing When To Take A Step Back – Dante’s Diaries

He was bulldozing around the arena, his head 10 foot up in the air with a massive snotty head on him, but at the same time he knew he had the power, he was thoroughly enjoying himself jumping all the fences at his own pace and on his own terms....