Riding - Questions & Answers

IS YOUR BELIEF IN LUCK HAMPERING YOUR HORSE RIDING PERFORMANCE?

How many of us have said at least once or even more – ‘that my horse jumped great, but for those unlucky 4 faults’ Now ask yourself – is it your belief in luck that may actually be hampering your progress? Richard…

TROUBLE SHOOTING TIPS - Horse not going forward, hitting fences or breaking gait

Horse -  Not going forward The horse responds to clear progressive training and instruction. If the rider is not focused and positive in the desired aim, the negative effect will culminate in uncertainty in the horse and lack of willingness to…

TROUBLE SHOOTING TIPS for challenges faced by Horse and Rider.

RISE TO THE CHALLENGE - Quick troubleshooting tips for challenges faced by both Rider and Horse in Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country. CROSS-COUNTRY  Horse - Refusing or stopping. There are a few reasons for this which is not always just because…

YOU'RE CARRYING A PRECIOUS CARGO -Top 15 Towing Tips

Towing TipsYou’re carrying precious cargo, so it pays to make sure that you’re completely prepared when it comes to towing your trailer. Here are our Top 15 Tips in association with Equitrek South East to guide you through all aspects…

MOUNTING PROBLEMS - Annoying and dangerous!

Discipline is the key to training your horse for mounting.   Q. Do you have a horse that is a problem to mount, will he only let you get on if someone holds him, does he dance around and refuse to stand…

SHOW JUMPING - How can I jump clear rounds and remember the course?

Rise to the challengeHorse –Q.  Do you want to jump a clear rounds?A. First of all check you horses health, pain in the back or in any of the limbs may make the horse jump low and flat in order…

DRESSAGE - Does your horse resist going forward, do you loose leg contact?

Rise to the challenge Horse – Q. Resisting going forward?A. Horses that lack confidence often resist going forward as they are confused about what is being asked of them or that they find the demand is too difficult. Adjust the training,…

THINKING ABOUT BUYING A HORSE? – Katy shares her advice, guiding you through the many questions and pitfalls.

Buying a horse? With the longer lighter evenings and warmer weather riding after work or school is a lot more welcoming. Spring is also a favourite time of year for most horse lovers to think about buying a new horse, whether…
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