August Monthly Exercise #1 – Working on Tight Turns

We’ve been doing quite a good bit of jumping recently, with both of us moving up in the heights, so it was great to do an exercise that made us focus on the more technical side of jumping for a change. This was a great exercise to get us working on tightening up those turns after a fence. 

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April Monthly Exercise – The Grid of Choice

Looking for a challenge? Well this month’s exercise guarantees one!

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How To Keep Your Horse From Lifting His Head Up After He Jumps

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.

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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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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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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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Progress Post ~ Jumping with Coco

Over the last few months I’ve done a lot of work with Coco, specifically on her jumping. We’re now at a place where we can really move forward so I wanted to take a look back on what we did to get here!

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National Horse Sport Arena – Horse Day Out!

This was both Coco and Dante’s first time to this arena and their first time out doing some proper showjumping schooling so we were both really looking forward to this experience.

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