How Important Your Position is In The Saddle ft. Wild Atlantic Rider & Smyth Breaking & Schooling

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…

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Coco’s AIRC RC Festival Rundown – The Hard Work Pays Off!

It’s been a few weeks now since we ventured to our first ever away show to Mullingar Equestrian and I still can’t get over what an experience it was. I put a lot of effort into getting myself and Coco prepared and I’m delighted to report that it actually paid off!

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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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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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6 Top Horse Adventure Destinations

We had so much interest and suggestions from you guys with places to visit with our horses, we decided to compile a list of our Top 6 locations.  Hopefully we can plan a visit to each place over the next few months, to give them all a try for ourselves, see what the hype is…

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Hollywood Horse Trekking Adventure

You might have noticed a lot of spam recently when myself & Orla planned a spontaneous trip to the wonderful Hollywood Horse & Pony Trekking Center.  There is no better way to change the scenery for the horses with a nice relaxing trail ride through the Wicklow mountains & of course the unforgettable river! Our…

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6 Top Confidence Tips for Riders

Confidence plays a massive part in your riding, this applies to literally everyone no matter what stage or level you are at.  I am sure you as a reader have many tips, or go to rituals you do with your horse on or off the ground to get your confidence up!  Have a read below of…

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Coco goes Cross Country Schooling

About a Month ago I brought Coco cross country schooling at Quarryland Cross Country in Meath. It was such a great schooling day, despite a small mishap towards the end.

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Coco’s Return to Coilóg

Still flying high from the success of our combined training event, myself and Darielle took the horses for a schooling session in Coilóg the other week. Anyone who’s been following the blog since the beginning will know that the last time I brought Coco to  Coilóg it resulted in me having my first fall off Coco…

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Combined Training with Coco

Find out how me and Coco got on when we tackled our first ever combined training event!

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