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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

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It’s all about respect – or – How to get your horse to move sideways!

You can teach your horse to move sideways with elegance. Does your horse know what is being asked of him? Put what you learned into practice and have your horse soft and supple. Continue reading

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Making a Bond With Your Horse

“When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”– Bill Shoemaker What does this quote mean to you? Does it mean: When you are riding, whether it is in the competition arena or training at home, you … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes is OK. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.”

This is how you should feel about horse training. I understand you would like to have everything perfect, everything correct and everything go according to plan. Well, sometimes things don’t happen that way. Especially, by the way, when you are riding and training horses. Continue reading

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