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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May Flatwork Exercise – Pain in the Pole!

This exercise was quite deceiving, going to ride this exercise, myself & Orla were slightly cocky in a sense that we thought it was going to be a simple flatwork exercise, well it couldn’t of challenged us more …  This Incognito evil pole exercise tests you, your patience & your horses suppleness! Be aware, it…

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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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Grill The Equestrian – Holly Lenahan

It has been a while, but we are back with another Equestrian to Grill! This time we were delighted to welcome Holly Lenehan who some may call the Irish Queen of Equestrian Social Media. We gave poor Holly some tough questions which we think has made for one of our most interesting Grill’s yet.

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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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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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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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April Jumping Exercise – Bounce It Bitch

Our Exercises are back!! Our ever so popular exercises are making a comeback. What better way to jump back into the thriving summer season. First up is one of my all time favorites, Who doesn’t love a good pole jumping exercise, especially when it comes with so many good benefits. One that can definitely be…

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Quick Tips: Get Your Horse Moving Forward Again After they Start Spooking/Napping

When Coco gets into a bad way with spooking she starts napping and walking backwards and hopping around the place – all so she can get as far away as possible from whatever she’s looking at. During our last spook-a-thon during a schooling session however, I was taught a new method to get her moving forward again..

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