Author Archives: Laura

About Laura

Laura Kelland-May is the founder of Thistle Ridge Skill Builders Development Program. She more than trains horses, she trains people to train their horses. In addition she is a Sr. Judge and can offer insight into What the Judge Is Looking For. Follow her here and get more tips.

Horse Watching –

Improve Your Eye by Watching Horses You can educate your eye by watching horses and riders during their training sessions. Take a look at this simple one minute video that reveals some things about this horse and rider. Watching horses … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Equitation Tips Collection

Are you looking for equitation tips? Here is a list of some of my favourite equitation posts.  Equitation Tips From George Morriss What the judge is looking for -top tips to stay in the centre of your horse. 5 Major Position … Continue reading

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Winter Has Arrived!

We woke up this morning to, not a dusting, but a ‘dump’ of snow. This makes me think of getting in the car and driving to warmer climes and also bundling up in a blanket and sitting in front of … Continue reading

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Cross Border Horse Show Judging

Well I did it! After almost 30 years of judging across Canada I had tho opportunity to judge my first United States Equestrian Federation horse show. And what a great weekend it was! Lots of horses, riders and chocolate made … Continue reading

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