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Training

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.

scottie doing dressage canter photo

Canter Issues

Nearly every week I see posts on social media where people are having trouble with their horses canter. While there are many factors which could cause a horse to have… Read More »Canter Issues

Me taking Scottie's boots off arriving at the vets for his injury

Beat Stable Aches and Pains

How many of you suffer with horse related aches and pains? I certainly do! But have you ever thought that it might be you whose to blame? Not the yard work.

falling off scottie

Falling Off ~ Look where you want to go!

We all know to look up when we are trying to stay in the saddle. But do you know where to look when you are already heading for a crash landing?

Scottie over poles, do you warm up before riding?

Do you warm up before riding?

We all know how important it is to warm our horses up. But how many of us warm ourselves up before getting on? Are we restricting our horses and ourselves?

Scottie showing in hand with good manners

Manners, Manners, Manners!

Manners are incredibly important in a horse. Not just because it makes life easier and less irritating. But because bad manners can quickly become dangerous!