IMPROVING horse’s balance & way of going on a circle without gadgets – Video Case Study

Today I wanted to share some footage which we filmed on Thursday. It was a hot day but with a slight breeze and sun behind the clouds so we had less flies (and they can be massive!) to deal with. That was just as well seeing we had quite a few horses scheduled to film… The…

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Aspire Equestrian has teamed up with Hay Net Social Blogging platform  to offer a fantastic prize for two (+1!) lucky Hay Net members. If you haven’t joined the site yet head over for a quick and free sign up. “Aspire E-Academy is a long distance training based on video footage and online communication. Developed to…

The Management Dilemma: 24/7 Turnout. Are you in or out?

Sometimes I have this idea of having all horses (including sports horses) living out 24/7,  just being horses, playing nicely together, having no social issues, being brought in for when we ride them then freed again onto their paddocks, walking around with healthy guts, never colic, never weave from stress as they have plenty of…

ESTIMA. An ex-race horse re-training video diary. Part 2: Dancing with the Flies!

Part 1 can be found here: https://aspireequestrian.wordpress.com/2013/05/11/estimavideodiary/ Little ex-race horse is making slow but steady progress. She now moves away from touch when asked on both sides of her body (although as you will see on the video below, going from right to left is still more difficult for her than from left to right). She…