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.

When to Stop Taking Lessons?

Well I say never! You never stop learning and you always can learn from someone new. Now whether it is a formal lesson or not it doesn’t matter it is still a lesson and you will still learn from it! … Continue reading

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Do you Chip? Fix that chip in 30 minutes with these proven exercises

Chipping in can ruin an otherwise excellent round. With everything moving quickly your horse may move past his perfect distance and ‘chip in’ that last stride. Continue reading

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Proven Methods to Fix Your Horse’s Head Tilt

Proven methods to correct your horse’s head tilt. You will notice the horse dropping one ear and possibly dropping the contact on one side. It may begin as an evasion and show up when the horse is circling or performing lateral work. It may also appear on the long side or straight sides of your arena. Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Keeping a Horse –

If you are thinking of purchasing a horse and think it may be cheaper to keep it at home take a good hard look at your numbers. Continue reading

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