Tag: Returning to Riding

Revisiting the Basics; Why You NEED to Do This in Your Riding…

Revisiting the Basics; Why You NEED to Do This in Your Riding…

It can seem like something that only novice or beginner riders would worry themselves with; revisiting the basics.  After all, surely there’s a point where, as riders, we can ‘set and forget’ a couple of things in our riding? Basics like position and the aids.  Or trotting and cantering… And I think a lot of this stems from the fact…

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Putting 1 Basic on Autopilot in Your Riding This Month

Putting 1 Basic on Autopilot in Your Riding This Month

Have you ever wondered how some riders seem to effortlessly connect with their horse when riding?  It genuinely seems like they are doing nothing in particular, and there is clearly an ongoing conversation, or magic, happening. The secret to seemingly effortless riding is to begin, one by one putting a basic on autopilot – and then revisiting and upgrading them…

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Want to Get Back to Regular Riding Again? Read This First…

Want to Get Back to Regular Riding Again? Read This First…

So, you’ve been out of the saddle? And now – you’re ready to get back on the horse. Firstly, congratulations! Whether your time on the ground was due to the pandemic or due to some other life circumstance, returning to riding is a great feeling and time in your life. I personally felt a buzz of anticipation when I got…

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Returning to Riding – Choosing Your Mindset

Returning to Riding – Choosing Your Mindset

Have you ever noticed the feelings that come up when you return to a place which you have not visited since childhood.  There is almost always that feeling of familiarity, blended with the realisation that things have changed.  Somethings are gone, somethings are new, and yet the essence of your original memory remains. Returning to riding is a little like this.  It…

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