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Do You Know When to try a Bitless Bridle?

LightRider Dressage Deb

Do you ever find yourself wondering whether it would be worth trying a bitless bridle? Although riding with a bit is often required by the competitions and clubs a rider is involved in, there are times when trying something different could have real benefits beyond being fashionable. With a good range of bitless options available […]

My favourite horsemanship blogs

There is so much advice available online that its sometimes hard to know who to follow. I subscribe to quite a few blogs and these are some of my favourites for working ‘with’ horses using methods that are generally positive and considerate of the horse’s needs and feelings. To get off to the best start with your […]

Treats – it’s not just about the food!

Guest post by Mel Fleming of Connecting with Horses and Riding with Syncronicity I have been experimenting with using treats for a couple of years now and have found them to be really helpful. Before that, I was not a fan of treats. Of course they have to be used in a savvy way. I […]

Jenny Pearce – Happiness and Wellbeing for Horse and Rider

I recently re-connected with Jenny Pearce, a friend from way back, a healer extraordinaire and a fantastic teacher. Jenny’s passion for helping people and horses was  so evident during our conversation that as I learned more about what she is now teaching, I’m inspired to share her gifts and wisdom. As an example, watch and read […]

How do you approach your horse training?

I have just read a book by notable dog trainer, Harrison Forbes called ‘Dog Talk‘, and I liked his perspective on training methods so much I wanted to share it. In quoting Harrison – I’ve put ‘horse’ in brackets to help you visualise better. “Instead of watching their dogs (horses), I find people are watching a […]

New Year, New Ways and a Gift

Welcome to 2015 – the Chinese year of the Sheep/Goat will officially start on February the 19th so I’m getting in early! From the description on this page, it sounds like we’re in for a pleasant year: “The Sheep (Goat) is a Yin energy, a symbol of peace, Hpharmonious co-existence and tranquility. That is the […]

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