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.

Are Canter Leads Important

A winning trip in the hunter ring can be defined as a horse that flows from one jump to the next in a steady rhythmic fashion and jumps the fences in round forward athletic fashion. This does not mean fast … Continue reading

Posted in Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Are Canter Leads Important

What the Judge is looking for – Equitation Judging equitation can be difficult sometimes and what the judge is looking for can be difficult to understand, particularly if you haven’t shown before or are new to going to a horse … Continue reading

Posted in Horse Show | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Tips, Training | Comments Off on Horse Watching –

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

Posted in Horse Show | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Ultimate Equitation Tips Collection