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.

20+ Exercise to Improve Your Riding Position

Copy of Book Review – 20+ Exercise to Improve Your Riding Position.

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How to Sell Your Horse Without Sounding Like a Sleazy Used Car Salesman

Selling your horse can be a piece of cake if you know some simple step. Some over the top sales techniques often backfire so avoid these pitfalls. Continue reading

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10 Tips for Banishing Competition Riding Nerves

Learn to work with your emotional responses, channelling them into the job in hand rather than trying to eradicate them altogether. Here she explains how. Continue reading

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Should I use a Mounting Block? 3 Reasons to Save Yourself and Your Horse’s Back

I remember the days when my equestrian prowess was measured by how high I could lift my leg to get on a horse. These days, however, the mounting block is your friend and the friend to your horse’s back as well as to your saddle. Continue reading

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