The last few weeks or should I say months, you may have noticed my weird “boot attachments” in some of my riding videos or at shows. A lot of people have asked what they are, what they do, how they stay on & mostly where did I get them. Keep reading to find out all…Read More
There you have it the “Figure of Death” I would be lying if I said this exercise was easy, it certainly was not!Read More
People decide to move yards for any number of reasons, but where do you start once you’ve made your decision?Read More
be patient! One last thing, don’t worry about knocking of fences, it’s a relaxed rhythm into the fence and the result of them keeping that head down afterwards being the main things to look out for.Read More
When it comes to jumping, we here at No Bucking Way have had our fair share of challenges; between refusals, over-jumping a fence, to problems approaching a fence.
With young horses, not only are you trying to teach them to jump properly but you are also trying to give them the best start in their jumping career while not giving them any bad habits along the way.
Luckily we’ve had our coach Sue Byrne on hand to help us with Coco and Dante so we invited her to share her knowledge and answer some of our jumping questions.Read More
Recently I have started to notice a massive difference in Dante’s left & right rein. One rein was noticeably much stronger than the other. His right rein being his bad rein, he really struggled to do certain exercises, and tended to start running off on that rein…..Read More
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!Read More
The last time we went out for a hack together it didn’t go very well so we decided it was time to give it another go. Both horses showed tremendous improvements. Give it a read for the full story!Read More
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.Read More
At the beginning he was quite confused as to why I was pushing him forward but at the same time holding him back from cantering on, eventually the pin dropped and he dropped his headRead More