Warm up idea before jumping lessons. Stress control, balance control & muscle workout in one

By Wiola Grabowska Everything happens fast between the jumps. Small losses of balance on route from one jump to another can become big issues when getting closer to the fence. Here’s just one scenario: breathing becomes shallow (some riders seemingly stop breathing altogether!) and/or fast, muscles brace, tension creeps up the shoulders and inhibits soft…

7 Favourites of March

In this series we will share with you 7 things we loved each month. By ‘we’ I mean the riders and friends involved with the Academy. I feel like some months it’s going to be difficult to stick to 7 Favourites! However, the decision was made to keep the list short for now so let’s…

TACKROOM CHAT WITH: Robert Fowler from Castle Horse Feeds. Part 2: Robert answers feed questions from horse owners

By Mairi Mackay When horse feed expert Robert Fowler dropped by the yard a few weeks ago we couldn’t resist the opportunity to put some of our liveries’ burning questions about feed to him. He’s from Castle Horse Feeds, producer of Smart Horse Nutrition, which we feed to most livery horses training with Aspire Equestrian…