A Survival Guide To Winter Riding – 7 Top Tips

If I had a euro for every time I heard an Equestrian say those dreaded lines, “the evenings are getting darker” or “Im not riding its raining” I would have myself a nice sum of money thats for sure!  Not many of us are fond of the winter weather, but unlike other hobbies us Equestrian put the…

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Canter, Rythym & What I Really Think

As you all may have seen the weekend just passed I brought Dante out schooling to a local indoor arena at Knightfield Stud. The weather was dreadful with the rain absolutely bucketing down, so this indoor arena was perfect. The focus today was on jumping but solely on our canter. You are all probably used…

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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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The Negative Side of Horse Riding

There is a lot of negativity that comes with any sport, but unfortunately an awful lot comes with this one. I have had quite the F*%k you attitude towards this side of Horse Riding but I have only recently started to think off the reasons as too why it gets me so annoyed… The negative…

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January Ultimate Exercise – “The Curve Ball”

And there you have it, our final January “Ultimate Exercise!”. I wont lie to you all, finishing with a jumping exercise was ideal, this is where I excel most, and well who doesn’t love a good jump!

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Darielle & Coco – The Mare That Keeps on Giving

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….

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Knowing When To Take A Step Back – Dante’s Diaries

He was bulldozing around the arena, his head 10 foot up in the air with a massive snotty head on him, but at the same time he knew he had the power, he was thoroughly enjoying himself jumping all the fences at his own pace and on his own terms….

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