Wouldn’t it be great if you could ride out everyday in something that represents the way you feel about riding? […]
Can’t ride :( Can’t wait to ride!!
There are times in every riders life, where you can’t ride as well as you wish to. Be it an […]
When I woke up In Portugal
It’s true that when I arrived in Portugal I didn’t have any idea of what to expect! Portugal was not […]
Stop Banging Your legs about, This is not the Hockey Pockey…
Recently Batialo was really feeling down. He got a flu from a long trip, and I could feel him […]
Who Is My Horse?
Often I ask people about the personality of their horses, and they tell me “he really works hard”, and “he […]
Beginning the Piaffe
Having recently started putting “piaffe” in Batialo’s mind, I began reading up on piaffe, and realised that there are many […]
“The secret in riding is to do few things right. ” (Nuno Oliveira)
The secret in riding is to do few things right. The more one does, the less one succeeds. The less […]
Solved One Problem and New One Pops Up?
Perhaps it’s just me, but did you ever notice how when you tackle one issue a new one pops up […]
Show Your Gratitude Towards Your Horse
If you are a well brought up person, and someone does something nice for you, you say thank you! In […]
Why Can’t You Just Sit in the Right Position?!
Here is a photo of me in Valencia at my first CDI. Batialo had pulled a […]
Losing Confidence Part 2- The Impact
A rider who provides me with much inspiration,Ingrid Klimke said to me recently, “Try to foresee the things that can […]
Who is Leading Who?
My Grandma used to take her little terrior “Max” on a walk. Well in reality Max would take my Grandma […]
Today marks 18 years since my dad died. He died when I was 11 and well that pretty much made […]
Having gelded my Lusitano about 4 months ago, I have read that it takes between 6 months to a year […]
A Smiling Mind=A Happy Horse
Have you noticed how when things aren’t going well some riders get more and more frustrated and stiff, and take […]