pole exercise

Anyone who works with horses, or any animal for that matter, will know that you have good days and bad days. I find that more often than not, the really good days are the ordinary days and today was certainly one of these for me and Scottie! It was extremely…

Jumping scottie

Yesterday afternoon me and Scottie had our first jump lesson in nearly a year and he was fantastic! In our warm up we really focused on getting Scottie listening. Lot’s of walk-trot-walk and trot-walk-trot transitions, really focusing on getting him off my leg and working through his back into the…

jumping big cross country fence

I’ve just been having a read of the changes to be made to Equestrian sports at the Tokyo (and probably future) Olympics and it was definitely worth a post! Now before I start, I will admit to really struggling to get my head round the system for Dressage and Show…

Not Own Photo, Owned by Rio 2016 Olympics

With all the Equestrian Olympic events now over, I thought I would have a look at the medal board for the equestrian events! And unsurprisingly, Germany came out on top! Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze 1 Germany 2 2 2 2 France 2 1 0 2 Great Britain 2 1…

Not Own Photo, Owned by Rio 2016 Olympics

I have had a good afternoon getting excited about the Olympics, watching the first horse inspection for the Eventing which starts properly tomorrow and using the hashtags #TwoHearts and #JoinTheJourney. However, one post has completely ruined my excitement for the day. Many of you who keep up to date on…

Not Own Photo, Owned by Rio 2016 Olympics

With Rio 2016 kicking off next weekend, I thought I would make a few predictions on how I think the Medals will go in the Equestrian events (because we all like to sound like we know what we are talking about!) Eventing My first prediction is probably quite obvious to…