February Monthly Exercise – 6 Things to Work on Using 6 Poles

Have you ever found yourself short on poles? Well for this exercise, all you need is six poles and you can get straight to work.

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Exercises to Help Build Your Horse’s Weak Hind End

So myself and Coco have been slightly AWOL the last few weeks. After my last post we were at a point where we had to strip everything back and focus on building that hind end. Check out some exercises I’ve been doing to improve Coco’s muscle development across her back and hind legs.

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Coco’s First Attempt at Cross Country

While I’ve always loved cross-country, it’s definitely something I’m not rushing to get Coco schooled in. As she’s such a spooky mare, she doesn’t really deal very well in open spaces so big fields with large solid fences aren’t really going to go down too well! 

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Lessons with Coco ~ Rhythm & Bounce

And we’re back! Check out how me and Coco got on in our first lesson back after our (involuntary) break where we tackled the square exercise and some bounces.

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Lessons with Coco ~ Figure-of-8 Jumping Exercise

Me and Coco are finally starting to see some real progress. From our flatwork to our jumping, we’re really starting to click. Check out how we got on with Sue’s figure-of-8 jumping exercise.

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Saddle Sores: Causes & Solutions

Saddle sores can be quite a painful problem for horses so if the problem ever arises it’s always good to have a remedy on-hand so you can begin treatment immediately.

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Buying my Youngster ~ Finding Coco

After viewing two other horses, one of which I was very close to buying, I had another look at Coco’s advert and decided for the right horse, I would be willing to extend my budget..so I arranged a viewing. 

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The Turn Back Exercise ~ Lessons with Coco

A great exercise if you’re looking to improve your jump off skills!

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Try TREC Day!

If you’re looking for something new and interesting to try with your horse without a stressful or competitive environment then we would absolutely recommend giving TREC a go…

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A Young Horse in a New Environment ~ Lessons with Coco

For my third lesson with Sue Byrne I decided to mix it up a little bit…I brought Coco to Darielle’s yard. It was our first time doing a schooling session outside of home and it was definitely an experience…

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