Getting To The Root of Dante’s Problems – Our Journey So Far

 From Day 1 of buying  Dante he always struggled with trust issues. They all would mainly appear when I was in the saddle. I now have Dante two years and I have recently started looking back on videos & images of him, only to come to the realisation of how far this horse has actually…

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You Need To Fail To Succeed

Over the past few months, he has really matured & quietened down in most elements of his work, I wont lie sometimes he still has his moments, but he is giving me so much more leeway

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Pain or Behaviourial – What’s Wrong with Coco?

Horses can be such complicated creatures at the best of times. This can make it incredibly difficult to tell if your horse is in pain or just being a pain so making the right decision isn’t always easy…

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Sustaining Our Confidence – Jumping

Both Orla & I have run into problems jumping both Dante & Coco in the past. We’re definitely making progress but we never stop learning when it comes to these two horses. And we can definitely say without a doubt that our confidence has been tested on a number of occasions when it came to putting these horses over a jump!

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Head Tossing: Causes & Solutions

Head Tossing can be one of the most frustrating habits a horse can have. To start, it’s just plain annoying! One minute your horse is working nice and forward and then BAM the head comes flying up and all the work you’ve done is gone and you’re back to square one. But mostly, it’s frustrating…

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Dante’s Diaries – Behaviour Issues

He was bunny hopping, rearing, leaping, shaking his head & charging. The same thing happened in the arena when I went to ride him, he was trying to take every bit of leverage from me that he could, and eventually it came to the stage where I had enough…

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