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 Training Solutions

horses really never read the book on ‘how to train a horse’. So when you are riding and your horse offers you something which you may (or may not) have wanted or thought you wanted, think of how you are training your horse and why they have decided to ‘give’ this to you. Continue reading

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Stable Safety – Plan Ahead in Case of Fire

Are you ready for an emergency? It is not very nice to think about, but do you have a plan in place? If you own your own stable or board your horse, having a plan is the safest bet in case of emergency. Continue reading

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Are You Making These Mistakes When Getting Your Horse Straight?

As an integral part of your training pyramid, straightness, is near the top of the training pyramid. There are other steps which lead you into the straightness schooling step. Continue reading

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What the Judge Is Looking For – Win More Ribbons with These Simple Tips

Are you going to be showing this season. Sometimes it is clear “What the judge is looking for”, but sometimes you may require a little help. This short clip may help you understand what is required and what you should be looking for. Continue reading

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