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
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!
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....
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… Continue reading 6 Top Horse Adventure Destinations
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… Continue reading Hollywood Horse Trekking Adventure
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… Continue reading 6 Top Confidence Tips for Riders
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.