Training is an essential part of owning horses. Whether it be training them under saddle or teaching them manners on the ground, there will be things you have to teach them. Here you can find everything training related from new ideas to tried and tested methods.
You might have already seen that we are back on board. After getting the all clear from the back lady I started getting back on and just doing a little… Read More »First Ridden Test with Dressage Riders Online
When I started long reining Scottie, it was part of his rehab. We were long reining because I didn’t want to lunge which can be bad for healing injuries. When… Read More »How to introduce trot when long reining
Early last month I found a post on Instagram advertising a brand new long reining and in hand class. This sounded like the perfect thing for me and Scottie. I… Read More »Our first online long reining competition with Dressage Riders Online
You may have seen that I have recently been doing a lot of long reining with Scottie. Not only is it giving him something to think about, but it is… Read More »Everything you need to know to start long reining your horse
Mares are a bit like marmite, especially chestnut mares. Most people either always look for a mare, or try to avoid them. This is essentially because unlike geldings, mares still… Read More »The Seasonal Mare ~ Could our management make them worse?
Many horse riders have been having a break from riding recently. Some have chosen to give their horses a winter break, some might have been put off by the horrible… Read More »Tips for returning to riding after a break
I live with non horsey people so when I have had a frustrating day at the stable, it can be hard to explain it to them. One of my regular… Read More »A fizzy horse is like a bottle of coke.
I recently saw a post on Facebook ranting about how quickly some professionals were bringing their horses back into work and what they were expecting from their first session. The… Read More »How should you bring a horse back into work after time off?