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Keeping a Horse Riding Journal

Keeping a Horse Riding Journal

You have just finished cooling down from what, in your mind, was the best lesson you have had in months…  As you are tending to your horse, that afterglow feeling is radiating from you; the feeling of achievement and success.  However, you notice that while you can look back over your lesson and remember details now; come two or three days time,…

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4 Steps to a More Comfortable Canter

4 Steps to a More Comfortable Canter

I don’t know about you but for me the canter is the most comfortable and enjoyable gait when riding your horse. I just love the feeling of rolling along, wind in my hair… The three beat rhythm so different from the other three paces. But I also realize that so many riders never really get to appreciate how enjoyable the…

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The 3 Keys to Creating a Good Support

The 3 Keys to Creating a Good Support

While I am in the arena teaching and often while I observe different riders, the biggest single problem I notice novice riders having is not focusing enough on correcting their leg position.  We all know that our legs are a vitally important part of our aids.  However, we often don’t think about how correcting our leg in the saddle can then…

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