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IMPROVE YOUR RIDING - Using your mobile phone, tablet and camera as riding aids

There is no denying that having an instructor watch you ride and give you feed back instantly is one of the best ways to improve as a rider, however not everyone has this option, at least not all the time.…

KATY KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH A NEW HORSE, NEW TRAINER AND SOME GREAT GOAL SETTING TIPS

Katy Thomas (Proffessional rider) kicks off 2014 in style and believes that having new goals and challenges in place is a great way to start. Her New Year starts with a new horse called Olly a 16.2hh German Warmblood who she…

SETTING REALISTIC RIDING TARGETS WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS IN 2014

The shortest day of the year has past and winter is by no means over, but that hasn't stopped Richard thinking long and hard about his plans for kicking off the New Year. Richard knows that setting personal goals for…

BECCI HARROLD REFLECTS ON 2013

After a busy and successful 2013 Becci gives her horses the holiday they really deserved and goes on a well deserved two week break abroad herself. As Becci reflects on her year and starts planning for 2014 she has to…

2013 IS A WINNING YEAR FOR RICH - Coming out on top!

RICH HAS A FANTASTIC 2013 - But as with most riders he wants more! Richard kicked off a snowy start to 2013 feeling he wasn’t making as much progress as he should and knew he was going to have to…

APOLLO'S INJURY GOES FROM BAD TO WORSE - A series of unfortunate events affects Katy's riding goals

Katy’s horse Apollo recently injured him self and had to spend time in an equine hospital.  On October 31st Katy returned home from her holiday all relaxed and looking forward to riding in the Dodson and Horrell Championship, on arriving…

WHAT MAKES A YARD SUCCESSFUL - At just 22 years Show Jumper Katy tells her story of how she created something special

Katys riding passion is strongly rooted in her show jumping, although, she loves everything horsey including running her Livery yard in Dore, Sheffield. Over the years she has visited many yards which have sadly been plagued with an unfriendly atmosphere, a…

OVER COMING DISAPPOINTMENT WITH A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE - Katy achieves her goal

You win some and you lose some - But you never give up!  Winter is drawing in and that means the wet and cold weather has arrived along with the dark nights. This can create all sorts of issues for…
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