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Tail Turnout – How to Turn Out a Tail with the best of them!

As a horse show judge I notice a lot of things. If horses ‘chip’ in, leave out strides or knock rails down. I also notice tails. And a well turned out tail can complement any hunter round. Get these tips on how to get a leg up on the competition with some easy tail tips. Continue reading

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Tips for Mastering the Rising Trot – Feel the horse

Most riders when starting out put too much effort into the rising. They press onto their stirrups, and stand up as far as they can. This can sustain them for only a short time as their legs get tired and new riders do not ‘go with the flow’.
You must admit you have to FEEL the horse to do a posting trot correctly. Continue reading

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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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