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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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Hunter Under Saddle

We as judges have formed opinions based on our own experiences. He is consistent, and reliable, and consistent and reliable is what an under saddle horse should be. Steady comfortable paces which a rider may have done to and from the field hunt. Continue reading

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The Course Walk – Not Just a Stroll in the Park

Walking a show jumping course is not to be sneezed at. You have to:   be focused have a plan understand the questions the course is asking.  

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Anatomy of A Hunter Round Part 5 – The Exit

Think of the hunter round of being composed of  five parts: the start the approach the course the finish the exit. The first four were dealt with in previous posts so we are moving onto the exit. Finishing your hunter … Continue reading

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