Real Life Stories

How to stay positive after a disappointing performance...

A few days have gone by since Becci's last event at Brand Hall and she has time to look back and reflect. It's easy to come away from an event that didn't go the way you had planned and dwell…

Private lessons with professional riders Jo Whitaker and Angela Weiss

Richard is always looking to improve his riding, so when the opportunity came along to have lessons with professional riders Jo Whitaker and Angela Weiss he jumped at it‚Äö√Ѭ∂.Richards lesson with Angela Weiss was at her yard on a bitterly cold…

Becci completes Chatsworth Horse Trials on her young horse Candy - What a result!

Young Event rider Becci and her horse Candy do well at Chatsworth Horse Trials Becci continues.... (Chatsworth photos credit Nick Gill Photography and Helen Slinn) This month has been a total whirlwind; as I write this I have just completed Chatsworth 2013 horse…

Biomechanics delivers positive results to Richard and his riding

Do you have have riding lessons where your instructor keeps telling you to get your heels down, elbows in and sit up? Richard has‚Äö√Ѭ∂  Having broken his leg in the past, Richard sits slightly to one side and sometimes off…

Richard buys a sports horse full of potential - so why does he feel like he is letting him down?

Having made the difficult decision to sell Bea, Richard is excited by finding his next horse.     Richard starts his search for a new horse and to his surprise it takes less time and effort than the several months…

OASBY - Find out how Becci and her young 5 year old get on

First event of the season.. Oasby.  It's that time of year again, riders up at the crack of dawn, rushing around like mad, getting themselves, the horses' and the lorry ready to set off for that event. The first event…

Tamsin updates Horse Answers Today on her winter riding achievements

Tamsin and Captain have been busy over the winter months achieving their riding gaols and having lots of fun.  Hello to all  www.horseanswerstoday.com  readers, I'm back with my next instalment!  Since Osberton last year I have been very busy, with…

Will I cope with the stress of my first riding challenge?

Yard Manager Heather Walton sets Richard his first challenge to compete Bea in their first dressage competition at the Barlow Show. Her backing had gone well and they were both now enjoying hacking out together and spending time in the…
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